Festival goers and industry luminaries paid homage to South East Asian regional storytelling Wednesday night, as the 27th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) kicked off with…
Ever since opening two more soundstages totaling 28,000 square feet, Singapore's Infinite Studios has been hard at work feeding the beast with a multitude of international co-productions. The studio…
Online video streaming is set to explode for the highly connected island nation, with media giant Netflix planning an aggressive expansion into Southeast Asia in 2016. Amid all the buzz, however, one…
Back for its sophomore outing as a component of the Singapore Media Festival, the 26th Singapore Intl. Film Festival is showing little sign of the malaise that often strikes after a particularly…
A year ago, news that seven Singaporean directors were to collaborate on "7 Letters," an omnibus film celebrating a half century of independence for the island nation, was met with incredulity, and…
In 2011, the Media Development Authority of Singapore took a niche film festival, and reinvented it as ScreenSingapore, Southeast Asia's premier marketplace for filmed entertainment. Five years on…
"Looking for money is not the big issue at the moment. There are many financiers, especially in mainland China, who are really keen on financing movies," says Amy Chin, producer at local shingle Icon…
Huayi Brothers is set to begin production on "Sound of Wind," a lavish period spy flick about communists fighting against Japanese invaders.
Korean Western "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" leads the list of nominations for this year's Asian Film Awards.
Taiwan's Government Information Office (GIO), the local media regulator, is probing allegations that an exec has misappropriated NT$700,000 ($21,000) meant for publicity and advertising for the…
"Red Cliff: Part II," the second installment of John Woo's period extravaganza, registered a strong opening day gross of HK$1.7 million ($220,000) at the Hong Kong box office.
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