Vividthree Holdings Ltd. (SGX: OMK) is pleased to announce that the Group has entered into a collaboration with established content creator, DarkBox Studio and well-known Korean webtoons pioneer – Lezhin Comics’ subsidiary for film/tv production, LEZHIN STUDIO to unveil the revolutionary Over-The-Top (“OTT”) comic video platform – ComicVid, which will be officially launched during ‘Singapore Comic Con 2019’ on 7 December 2019.
ComicVid – a multi-language OTT comic video platform that targets comic enthusiasts and techsavvy millennials in the region. Enhancing webcomics with motions and sound effects, ComicVid breathes life into the still artwork. This platform will facilitate talented comic creators to bring their characters to life, by transforming their creations into a video-like viewing experience. ComicVid allows comic creators to publish and share their creations globally, providing an avenue for them to eventually monetise their creations through potential opportunities of merchandising, cartoon series, feature films and various commercial initiatives. The platform will feature a diverse range of illustrious webcomic titles contributed by renowned content creators – one of which is the popular hit by DarkBox called ‘Silent Horror’ that has accumulated a total of 90 million views. ComicVid will be available for download on Google Play store (Android) during launch, followed by App store (IOS) on a later date. The platform will be released in Singapore and subsequently other parts of the region including Korea by 2020.