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Silverman Debuts ''Eastern Battlefield'' Premium TV Series on Jiangsu and Hubei Satellite TV

Silverman Debuts ''Eastern Battlefield'' Premium TV Series on Jiangsu and Hubei Satellite TV

HONG KONG, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ''Eastern Battlefield'', a large-scale 66-episode television drama series invested in and produced by Huasheng Taitong Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silverman Holdings Limited (''Silverman'', Stock Code: 1616.HK), premiered jointly on Jiangsu Satellite TV and Hubei Satellite TV during evening prime time on June 23, 2016. The TV drama also debuted on Tencent Video at mid-night of the same day.

"Eastern Battlefield" was produced by Mr. Meng Fanyao, a National Top Ten TV Producer and directed by Mr. Lu Qi. The main cast of this premium production included Huang Haibing, Lo Ka Leung, Yip Suen, Yu Fei Hung, Yuen Wing Yi, Ma Xiaowei, Liu Xuan, Ying Choi Yi, Zhang Luyi, Hou Xiangling and Zhou Hang from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China. Shooting of the drama took six months where the crew traveled over 30,000 kilometer by land. The television crew consisted of three film crews and seven working groups filming in 14 provinces and cities with more than 1,200 actors, setting a new record in China television series history. This is the first epic drama to reflect in its entirety the 14-year history of Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.

Besides an all-star cast and magnificent scenes, "Eastern Battlefield" also features an intricate and moving story plot. Mr. Liu Xing, a well-known army writer from August First Film Studio, spent twelve years writing the script. The series, presenting various heart-moving heroic stories, has already won numerous awards, including "1st Script-Writing Award" and "First-Class Award for Excellent Play and Series Writing Support Project", even before broadcasting.

"Eastern Battlefield'' was shot in commemoration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and is highly regarded by government media officials and authorities. Mr. Tian Jin, Vice Minister of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China (SAPPRFT) reviewed the drama in person, accompanied by Mr. Li Jingsheng, Director of the Television Series Administration Bureau under SAPPRFT. Featuring a timeless storyline, an all-star cast and a panoramic perspective of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, "Eastern Battlefield'' gained widespread attention in the film and television production industry as well as among industry investors prior to its debut. The drama also enjoys a great reputation abroad and was selected as one of the four recommended dramas on the 10th International Busan Contents Market (BCM2016).

Silverman Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-listed company and the investor and producer of "Eastern Battlefield," is optimistic about the series' appeal to audiences. The successful premiere demonstrates the Silverman's strengths in film and television production and future growth prospects for China's media sector. Silverman is strongly committed to pursuing further production opportunities as it shifts its strategic focus, and will continue to adhere to the strategic concept of "premium production" in the television industry, and plans to launch the family drama "The Adoption", a history drama of "The Last Stronghold", and the long-awaited history drama of "Qiao's Grand Courtyard 2", the sequel to "Qiao's Grand Courtyard" within the year.


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About Silverman

Silverman Holdings Limited (1616.HK), listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2012, operates business in film, television and media industry in pursuit of new growth driver and aims to be the biggest film and television production company in China. In 2015, Silverman completed the acquisition of Beijing Huasheng Taitong Media Investment Company Limited, a domestic film and television production company led by Mr. Meng Fanyao, a National Top Ten TV Producer. Beijing Huasheng Taitong Media owns a production scale of over one hundred episodes per annum and has gained excellent production capacity, with premium television series including Qiao's Grand Courtyard, Mazu and The Wild Duck. This acquisition marked Silverman's first move into the film, television and media industry and will further implement the new business strategy so as to capture favorable development opportunities in the industry, enhance revenue and profitability and provide better return for its shareholders.

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