Australian studio Garage Entertainment to provide new exclusive Action Sports Channel for Samsung SportsFlow

SYDNEY, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sydney based studio, Garage Entertainment, Australia’s premier producer/distributor of Action Sports & Adventure film and television content and Samsung SportsFlow, are delighted to announce their new joint endeavour to launch an exclusive new Actions Sports & Adventure Channel called Fearless.

The Fearless channel will be available on the SportsFlow app from 15 October 2014, giving on-demand and exclusive access for SportsFlow users (currently over half a million) to over 1,000 best in class action sports films, including films from leading media houses such as Red Bull, Crusty Demons, Taylor Steele and Rip Curl to name a few. Content on the Fearless channel will be available to all SportsFlow users across Southeast Asia and Oceania.

The Fearless channel marks both the first time sports film content is available on the SportsFlow app as well as the first collaboration of Samsung SportsFlow with any film studio/distributor worldwide.

Maurizio Barbieri, Head of Sports, Media Solution Centre, Southeast Asia and Oceania, Samsung Electronics said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Australian studio Garage Entertainment. As a company that understands actions sports and how to effectively display the sport, they are a critical partner supporting us to bring awesome content to SportsFlow users.”

In another first in collaborating with Samsung SportsFlow, Garage Entertainment has also created and produced several virtual reality (VR) episodes for the SportsFlow app and Samsung Gear VR in what is the world’s first showcase of VR surfing footage featuring world-renowned Red Bull athlete and big wave surfer Mark Matthews.

“We are so honoured to be part of this exciting new partnership with Samsung,” said Michael Lawrence, CEO of Garage Entertainment. “At Garage, our business plan is built on pioneering new technologies such as Virtual Reality, developing alternative content delivery platforms and nurturing international partnerships such as this one with Samsung SportsFlow.

“We are thrilled to be able to showcase our Action & Adventure Sports Film & TV titles with SportsFlow’s half a million users in Southeast Asia and Oceania.”

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[1] Garage Entertainment is known for its groundbreaking video-on-demand service (www.garage.com.au) the highest grossing Australian documentary of all time Bra Boys, the two-time AACTA award-winning Fighting Fear and TV series The Crew, which is airing on Foxtel and Nine Network.