INTERCONTINENTAL GROUP HOLDINGS LTD.
Charity Walkathon 2014 in celebration of 45th Anniversary
CineAsia 2013 to Honor Intercontinental Group Holdings Limited’s Terry Lai and Rigo Jesu with Lifetime Achievement Award in Distribution
Intercontinental Film Distributors (HK) Ltd.
PADDINGTON 2
Intercontinental Video Ltd.
1st Live Action Movie Based On The Sensational Comic
"GHOST IN THE SHELL"
On BLU-RAY 3D / BLU-RAY / DVD
Lost In Outland, Found Some New Friends!
"SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE"
On BLU-RAY 3D+2D / BLU-RAY / DVD
A Healing Miracle
From THE BLIND SIDE Visionary Producer
"THE SHACK" On DVD
Chris & Leon’s Deadly Final Boss Encounter
"RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA" On BLU-RAY / DVD
Hong Kong’s Original Masked Hero In HD!!
"THE SUPER INFRAMAN" On BLU-RAY
Multiplex Cinema Ltd.
Unveils the next level GRAND KORNHILL CINEMA in Opening Carnival
Following the successful opening of FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA, MCL was proud to present MCL GREEN CODE CINEMA to the audiences in Northern District
A Star-Studded Showing
FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA Grand Opening Ceremony
On 23rd of March, 2016, a new entertainment spot was built for cinema-goers living in Ap Lei Chau and on the Island South - MCL South Horizons Cinema is now opened!
MCL’s Newest Member Has Landed in Causeway Bay!
STAR Academy 「電影繼承說」及「電影繼承作 - 記錄愛」Short Film Competition
Korean Star Appearance Continues
Perfect Advertising & Production Co. Ltd.
The most celebrated anime and manga event: “C3 in Hong Kong 2017”
Shiniest Grand Opening Ceremony for Festival Grand Cinema with “Three” Gala Premiere
Donguri Republic 3rd Anniversary celebration and Kadokawa booth at the Hong Kong Book Fair
Intertainment Ltd.
Launch the video on demand (VOD) platform
Relaunch of the Newly Designed On-line Ticketing System
Intercontinental Consumer Products Ltd.
Exclusive Premiums Promotion of “Pokemon” at VanGo
Lauro Game Entertainment Limited
Launch an ultimate digital download superstore
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Charity Walkathon 2014 in celebration of 45th Anniversary

The Charity Walkathon organized by Intercontinental group to celebrate its 45th Anniversary took place on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 with a resounding success, thanks to the contribution and sponsorship of the event by everyone at IGHL and business partners of each subsidiary! The walk around the Peak took place in the morning under a clear and beautiful sky and weather just perfect for walking. Everyone that attended felt both the exhilaration and comradeship that filled the air! This was the second time Senior Management has chosen to hold a charity walk in celebrating its anniversary.  Last time was in 2004 and the beneficiary was Grace Charity Foundation and a sum in excess of HK$1,000,000 was raised to help build primary schools for the poor children in Gweizhou, China.


Cheque Presentation from IGHL to CCAF at the Peak Garden, Victoria Peak on 18-10-2014
(From left to right: Mr. Suen Kwok-Lam MH and Dr. So Ka-Kui from CCAF; Ms. Terry Lai, Hon. Group Chairman of IGHL and Dr. Peter Lam of Lai Sun Group Holdings)

This year, we have chosen Community CareAge Foundation (“CCAF”) to be the beneficiary.  The Foundation’s goal is to build community health clinics for the elderly in every district of Hong Kong, and these clinics focus will be to provide basic health care and also home visits by trained nurses and social workers to insure the elderly under care understand how to take proper care of themselves, reducing the necessity and time of hospital stays. As Hong Kong’s elderly as a percentage of total population continues to grow, such service will benefit both the elderly and the community at large and reduce pressure on other health systems such as hospitals and clinics.


Celebrities in support of the charity event:
(Back row) Mr. Ngok Wah, Mr. Suen Kwok-Lam & Dr. So Ka-Kui (CCAF), Ms. Terry Lai (IGHL), Dr. Peter Lam (Lai Sun Group), Ms. Chu Wai-Man, Ms. Siu Yam-Yam, Ms. Luk Sze-Wan
(Front row) Ms. Cheng Yan-Yee, Ms. Yeung Cheuk-Na, Mr. Wong Tak-Bun, Mr. Law Tin-Yu, Mr. Cheung Tat-Lun, Mr. Wong Fai-Cheung, Mr. Yeung Tin-King and Mr. Alex Lam Tak-Shun

Marching Band performance by HK & Kowloon Kaifong Women's Association Sun Fong Chung Primary School to kick off the Charity Walkathon

 

CineAsia 2013 to Honor Intercontinental Group Holdings Limited’s Terry Lai
and Rigo Jesu with Lifetime Achievement Award in Distribution

Intercontinental Group Holding Limited’s Honorary Group Chairman, Terry Lai, and Rigo Jesu, Advisor, were honored with the CineAsia Lifetime Achievement Award in Distribution at the 2013 convention in Hong Kong. This Award was presented as part of the Awards Ceremony on Thursday, December 12th at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

“It is with great pleasure that we are able to honor Terry Lai and Rigo Jesu with the CineAsia 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award in Distribution,” stated Robert H. Sunshine, Co-Managing Director of the annual convention. “Both Terry and Rigo have a long and acclaimed history that makes them a ‘tour de force’ in distribution, production, content creation, video, gaming, and live performances”.


 

Updated in Sep 2014
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PADDINGTON 2

Paddington, having settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, has become popular in his community. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, he spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to him and the Browns to unmask the thief. Directed by Paul King, PADDINGTON 2 stars Jim Broadbent, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Hugh Grant.

Updated in Aug 2017
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1st Live Action Movie Based On The Sensational Comic
"GHOST IN THE SHELL"
On BLU-RAY 3D / BLU-RAY / DVD

In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it……




Lost In Outland, Found Some New Friends!
"SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE"
On BLU-RAY 3D+2D / BLU-RAY / DVD

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of THE biggest secret in Smurf history!





A Healing Miracle
From THE BLIND SIDE Visionary Producer
"THE SHACK" On DVD

Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father’s transformative spiritual journey. After a family tragedy, Mack (Sam Worthington) spirals into a crisis of faith, and questions God’s existence and life’s purpose. Mack is unable to move on, until he gets a mysterious invitation to an abandoned shack. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa (Octavia Spencer). Mack’s journey will transform audiences of all ages, in this movie that you will want to watch over and over.




Chris & Leon’s Deadly Final Boss Encounter
"RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA" On BLU-RAY / DVD

When a fearless enemy out for revenge unleashes a brutal and deadly new virus, BSAA Captain Chris Redfield enlists the help of Agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers to bring down the death merchant and save New York City.

 



Hong Kong’s Original Masked Hero In HD!!
"THE SUPER INFRAMAN" On BLU-RAY

It's pint-sized Godzillas fighting a Chinese, armored, knight warrior in one of Hong Kong's most fantastical films ever in THE SUPER INFRAMAN. Mixing motorbike shenanigans with mind-boggling fight choreography, a young Danny Lee (internationally known from John Woo's THE KILLER), must save the earth from legions of demons and monsters from the Earth's center lead by the blonde-haired, Demon Princess. Watch for great cinematography by He Lan-shan who did Bruce Lee's THE WAY OF THE DRAGON.


Updated in Aug 2017
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Unveils the next level GRAND KORNHILL CINEMA in Opening Carnival


The latest GRAND KORNHILL CINEMA in Kornhill Plaza, Quarry Bay, returns with advanced design on April 1 and brings the next level cinematic experience to Island east audience. Inside the first Hong Kong MX4D Motion Theatre, all motion seats can generate a multi-degree of motion and effects including Neck Tickler, Back Poker, Scent, Water Blast, Rumbler, Set Popper, Air Blast, Leg Ticker etc. Plus the in-theatre atmospheric effects including Wind, Strobe and Fog, the entire cinematic experience is far beyond visual sense but fully immersive.

The brand-new GRAND KORNHILL CINEMA has 5 houses offering audience a wide range of movie selection including 2D, 3D and 4D releases. Different houses are also installed with high quality audio and visual equipments including: 4K Projection System, Dolby®7.1 Digital Surround and Dolby® Atmos™ Sound System.

On the first day of Easter holiday, April 14, Grand Kornhill Cinema Opening Carnival was held to let audience freely enjoy 13 top-picked animations in our new site. Audience can take away a fun filled goodie bag after the viewing and also have fun in our specially arranged instant cotton booth, twisting balloon booth, game booth and photo booth in lobby.  



Following the successful opening of FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA, MCL was proud to present MCL GREEN CODE CINEMA to the audiences in the Northern District

Following the successful opening of FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA at Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong in June last year, MCL was proud to present MCL GREEN CODE CINEMA, Fanling to the audiences in the Northern District on the 28th of February, 2017

The opening ceremony was kicked off with a series of Kung Fu demonstration. Honorable guests attending included Mr. Patrick Sit, General Manager of the Portfolio Leasing Department and Mr. Suen Kwok Lam, Executive Director of the Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Dr. David Ho, Group General Manager of Hong Kong Ferry Holdings Company Limited, Mr Richard Lui, CEO of eSUN Holdings Limited, Ms. Terry Lai, Honorary Chairman of Intercontinental Group Holdings Limited, Ms. June Wong, General Manager of MCL and artistes Miss Cecilia So and Mr. Alex Lam. All were invited to host the lion eye-dotting ceremony to marked the official opening of MCL GREEN CODE CINEMA.  

After Ms. June Wong has given an opening speech, Cecilia and Alex were invited to join June on-stage for a chit chat about movies and cinemas. As one of the very few cinemas in the Northern District, the establishment of MCL GREEN CODE CINEMA will certainly provide the neighborhood a family-friendly three-house cineplex. Along with the use of the new “Boothless” projection system, the capacity of the cinema has been maximized to a total of 285 seats. The construction of the cinema would not have been possible without the generous support by the Portfolio Leasing Department of Henderson Land Development Company Limited.

The opening ceremony came to an end with a special screening of three blockbuster movies, John Wick: Chapter 2, The Space Between Us and Kung-Fu Yoga for the guests who joined MCL for the memorable afternoon.



A Star-Studded Showing
FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA Grand Opening Ceremony



The day of 5 July 2016 witnessed another new cinema opening of MCL. Operated under the name of “FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA”, this new cinema is located at Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong. The honorable guests officiating the grand opening included Dr. Lam Kin Ngok, Peter, Chairman of Lai Sun Holdings Limited., Ms. Terry Lai, Honorary Group Chairman of Intercontinental Group Holdings Ltd., Mr. Vincent Hui, General Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division of The Bank of East Asia, and Ms. Sandra Cheng, General Manager of Festival Walk (2011) Limited.

FESTIVAL GRAND CINEMA’s Opening and the Premier Ceremony of “Three”
Ms. June Wong, General Manager of MCL, kicked off the opening ceremony with a welcome speech which included an introduction to the features of the new cinema. The Festival Grand Cinema holds 8 houses with a total number of 1,196 seats, making it one of the biggest cinemas on the Kowloon peninsula. The newly introduced VIP House not only includes the “Boothless” projection system, but also the sound system from UK’s premier audio brand, Bowers & Wilkins. Furthermore, both the VIP House and the largest house in the cinema are named by the Bank of East Asia, under the name “BEA Festival Suite” and “BEA House 1” respectively, to signify the close cooperation between MCL and BEA.

Celebrities and Actors came to celebrate
A Star Studded Cast at Festival Grand Cinema

After the interview of “Three” the movie, as investor of both the Festival Grand Cinema and the film production, Dr. Lam Kin Ngok, Peter, Chairman of Lai Sun Holdings Limited., presented a thank you speech and took a group photo with starring actor Louis Koo, director Johnnie To, screenwriter Yau Nai Hoi, main producer, Vice President of iQiyi, CEO Special Assistant of iQiYi Andy Lee, along with the cast of “Three”: Michael Tse, Jonathan Wong, Stephen Au and Timmy Hung. During the finale, the main guests along with various artists present were invited to the stage for a final photo shooting session. Creating an electrifying atmosphere along with attracting a star studded cast, the opening ceremony successfully came to a close in the evening.



On 23rd of March, 2016, a new entertainment spot was built for cinema-goers living in Ap Lei Chau and on the Island South - MCL South Horizons Cinema is now opened!


Adopting a “Booth-less Projection” design to reduce the required floor area for the cinema premises, MCL South Horizons is the first cinema in Hong Kong setting a precedent for future cinema development. Enabled by this new design, the original layout of two houses has been increased to the current three houses to offer audience a wider range of movie selection. All these 3 houses are adopting the design of theatre stairs and unimpaired sightline with spacious leg room, allowing audience a comfortable seating. Each house is equipped with the latest 3-D digital projection system and Dolby 7.1 surround-sound audio setup to provide audience with diversified and high quality audio-visual enjoyment.

As for the auditorium, the largest house is equipped with a uniquely large screen of 12.8 meters width and 5.3 meters height. The major color tone is classy light brown with individual seats adorned in bright orange. The overall effect matches with the color scheme of the cinema. As for the other two houses, individual seats are adorned in yellow and purple to foster a special visual effect.



MCL’s Newest Member Has Landed in Causeway Bay!



In late September this year, MCL has added a new member to her circuit – The Grand Windsor Cinema! Situated at Windsor House, the heart of Causeway Bay, The Grand Windsor is set to join hands with MCL JP Cinema in bringing the “1+1=3” benefits for the movie-goers in this area. With one more cinema platform meeting audience’s needs for Hollywood blockbusters, acclaimed world-class movies, much demanded Hong Kong productions and 3D movies, The Grand Windsor will also endeavor to bring in special-themed film festivals and movie seminars to this location, making it an entertainment and cultural hub and escalating your movie experience to a new level.



STAR Academy 「電影繼承說」及「電影繼承作 - 記錄愛」Short Film Competition

STAR Academy is a movie event aimed to position STAR Cinema as an entertainment hub through activities of movie appreciation and sharing sessions. Riding on the success of the first STAR Academy held in 2013, we continued the hype and in Fall 2014, we put STAR Academy under the theme of  “Carry On The Talk” (「電影繼承說」) with 5 sessions over 2 weekends. 17 film-makers and industry veterans were invited to attend the function and share their views on some of the topics.




It was also the first time for MCL to hold a Short Film Competition themed as “Carry On The Work – Recording of Love” - STAR Academy (「電影繼承作 - 記錄愛」) with the aim to encourage young and passionate movie enthusiasts to experience filmmaking and we received an overwhelming response with 50 entries.

 

Korean Star Appearance Continues

More Korean Stars continued to show up at MCL cinemas! Fans could see Super Junior’s Donghae not only in his movie “The Youth” but also in person at MCL cinemas! The star’s arrival had heated up the houses of both STAR Cinema and Kornhill Cinema where fans all had a memorable time with him. Soon after Donghae’s visit, the hottest KPOP group EXO’s former member, Luhan also appeared at STAR Cinema to promote his debut movie “20, Once Again” and the fans were very excited to meet Luhan and enjoyed watching his debut performance on the big screen.






Updated in Jul 2016
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The most celebrated anime and manga event: “C3 in Hong Kong 2017”


Japan’s most celebrated anime and manga toys event, “C3 in Hong Kong 2017” was successfully held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from February 10–12, 2017. Being responsible for event operation, publicity, promotion and advertising campaign, Perfect Advertising has been invited by Sotsu Co. Ltd. to organize this event for 7 consecutive years.

The exhibition area of this year was 10% larger than that of last year and there were more than 50 exhibitors. Apart from numerous anime products and limited edition products, visitors could also enjoy mini live concerts, talk shows, etc. by Japan’s popular anime singers and voice-over artists, as well as cosplay activities including the Hong Kong preliminary cosplay contest of the “World Cosplay Summit” which takes place at Nagoya, Japan annually. Filled with passion and excitement, the cultural and entertaining event has attracted a large number of anime fans.

Next year, Perfect Advertising will continue to bring out the best in “Characters”, “Contents” and “Culture” in “C3 in Hong Kong 2018”, turning it to be another exciting, impressive and authentic Japanese anime and manga event in Hong Kong.


Shiniest Grand Opening Ceremony for Festival Grand Cinema with “Three” Gala Premiere

In July 2016, PAPC planned and coordinated the grand opening of Festival Grand Cinema in conjunction with the high profile and star-studded Gala Premiere of “Three”. Cast and crew of “Three”- director Johnnie To, screenwriter Yau Nai Hoi and lead starcast Louis Koo, Michael Tse, Jonathan Wong, Stephen Au, Timmy Hung, along with stars Richie Jen, Edmond Leung, William So, Steve Wong, Grasshopper, Michael Wong, Lynn Hung, Bernice Jan Liu, Alex Lam and C AllStar were invited to join the ceremony and meet all the guests. The event was a huge success and had excellent media exposure, PAPC took pride in being the appointed agency.


Donguri Republic 3rd Anniversary celebration and Kadokawa booth at the Hong Kong Book Fair

Donguri Republic, specialized for character-themed merchandises from Studio Ghibli, launched an array of activities at Harbour City to celebrate its third anniversary in Hong Kong, including the “Love Daddy with Ghibli Anime” Father’s Day Drawing Contest and invited Ms. Azumi Inoue (the original singer of “My Neighbor Totoro” theme song) to perform her first-ever concert in Hong Kong. PAPC was responsible for production, operation and publicity campaign of all celebratory events.

Besides, PAPC was assigned to handle the operation and publicity work for Kadokawa booth at the Hong Kong Book Fair 2016. In order to match the theme “Holy grounds of Anime”, a series of traditional Japanese games were devised to attract visitors and successfully promoted anime tourism. Mr. Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, the Chairman of Kadokawa Corporation also flew all the way from Japan to present the concept- “Holy grounds of Anime” to the press and bloggers. PAPC provided the best support to both events and received an overwhelming response from the public.


Updated in Feb 2017
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Launch of iScreen -  video on demand (VOD) platform

iScreen is a one-stop video on demand (VOD) platform for all movie lovers and film fans who can select and watch video content when and where they choose to. Users can use computer to login to www.iScreen.hk or download free iScreen app to their personal device(s) to enjoy our services. At present, iScreen member can enjoy exclusive privileges including Video Streaming / Video download for pay-per-view and free content on multi-devices such as Web / iPhone / Android phone. Later, Video Streaming on Smart TV, the services of Subscription (SVOD) and Free Video on demand with Advertising will be also launched.

Relaunch of the Newly Designed On-line Ticketing System

Intertainment Limited and Multiplex Cinema Ltd. have jointly relaunched the on-line cinema ticketing system, upgraded with totally new and refreshing visual enhancement and vibrant-coloured designs. This on-line cinema ticketing system has been carefully re-engineered to make it more user-friendly in all-direction navigations and ticket purchasing. Other important value-added features of this on-line cinema ticketing system is its easy connectivity to the fully expanded MCL Club membership wherein members can easily find membership benefits as well as their accumulated bonus points earned through ticket purchases.

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Exclusive Premiums Promotion of “Pokemon” at VanGo

ICP has developed a series of premiums based on the popular Japanese characters of “Pokemon” for the promotion at VanGo convenience stores. It consists of some soft and huggable plush toys, a ball pen with a lovely Pokemon figurine, a fashionable pencil bag and a drawstring bag, as well as a high quality umbrella and a bath towel.

Customers can get a Pokemon stamp upon every purchase of HK$20.00 in the store and redeem a Pokemon ball pen for 5 stamps + HK$10.00 or free of charge with 10 stamps. One of the other premium items can be redeemed at special price together with one stamp, available while stock lasts.

 

 

Updated in Aug 2016
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Launch an ultimate digital download superstore 

Lauro Game Entertainment Limited has launched an ultimate digital download superstore - DDSuper.com.  DDSuper.com is an official digital store authorized by internationally renowned gaming publishers. Customers can purchase latest digital games, physical games and accessories, pre-order upcoming games, earn rewards points and other exclusive privilege from the digital store.

Enjoy the benefits of DDSuper.com, take the fun with you.