Major Japanese entertainment company, Toei, signs digital system agreement with GDC

Tokyo (July 14, 2011) – GDC Technology (―GDC‖), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, is pleased to announce today the signing of a digital system agreement with Toei Co., Ltd. (―Toei‖), a leading diversified entertainment company in Japan.

 

Under the non-exclusive agreement, Toei will pay usage fees to GDC. The agreement solely applies to equipment installations carried out before 31 March 2014, and is limited to the territory of Japan.

 

One of the top producers of films and television shows in Japan, Toei is perhaps most notable for its production of anime—live action, special effects dramas known as totkusatsu.

 

“The VPF agreement with Toei is of special significance to us as it is among our first series of deals with Japanese distributors,‖ said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. ―GDC’s VPF program offers a great opportunity and an ideal cost recoupment model for Japanese exhibitors to
undergo digital conversion. We’re extremely happy to have a reputed company such a Toei partner with us.”

 

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About GDC Technology (www.gdc-tech.com)

GDC Technology (“GDC”) is a subsidiary of the Hong Kong publicly listed company – Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited. GDC is one of the leading solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets. GDC has successfully delivered and installed over 1000 operating digital cinema servers worldwide, including Austria, Africa, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the Netherlands, the Philippines, the US and UK. More than 500 feature titles have been released digitally on GDC’s Digital Cinema Servers.

 

About Toei Co., Ltd. (www.toei.co.jp)
Toei Co., Ltd. has been providing high-quality and healthy multi-media entertainment including film, TV,
video, animation, etc., and diversified management since its establishment in 1951. With its core
businesses of content planning, production, distribution and exhibition, copyright management, events
and hotel businesses, Toei Co., Ltd. is a vibrant and multifaceted entertainment company.

GDC Media Contact:
Connie Wong
Email: connie.wong@gdc-tech.com

Toei Media Contact:
Yuta Tomizaki
Email: yuu_tomizaki@toei.co.jp

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