MediaCorp, NHK and KBS have selected three projects for The Asian Pitch -- a regional pitching event for Asian docu-makers, the partners announced on Friday.
Always striving for respect, Japan gathering refocuses post-tsunami.
Culture Convenience Club, operator of the Tsutaya DVD rental chain, Japan's largest, plans to launch a new company, Tsutaya.com, on Oct. 1.
Tokyo -- TV Asahi, one of Japan's five terrestrial broadcasters, aims to start production in China.
Eight channel operators belonging to the Association for the Promotion of Digital Broadcasting have revealed details of their new broadcast satellite channels.
The Tokyo Film Festival unveiled the lineup for its 24th edition, which unspools Oct. 22-30 in Tokyo, on Wednesday.
Kadokawa Pictures will release the Hiroyuki Okiura toon "A Letter to Momo" on 300 screens in next year's spring Golden Week holiday period, the company has revealed.
Sony will bow its PlayStation Vita handheld in Japan on Dec. 17, the company said at a presser on Wednesday, a day before the start of the Tokyo Game Show.
Tokyo -- The Pia Film Festival, Japan's leading launchpad for young directorial talent for 33 years, has announced its line-up.
Japan was once Asia's friendliest market by far to foreign pics, from Hollywood blockbusters to microbudget festival faves from every continent.
The World War II homefront drama "Post Card" by 99-year-old helmer Kaneto Shindo has been selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign-language film Oscar.