Tokyo-based distrib Twin has acquired 300-plus titles from the Chinese pic library of Fortune Star, the company announced on Thursday.
Sony has announced a target of ¥500 billion ($6.2 billion) in annual business equipment sales, including digital projection systems for theaters and broadcasting gear for TV stations, by 2013.
The biggest trend at the Japanese B.O. this year has been the rise of Hollywood 3D pics -- and the scramble of local exhibs and producers to cope.
Israeli helmer Nir Bergman's childhood drama "Intimate Grammar" won the 23rd Tokyo Film Festival's Sakura Grand Prix on Sunday, eight years after Bergman won the honor for his feature debut "Broken…
Three long-lost scripts by helmer Akira Kurosawa have been discovered, domestic news sources have reported.
Sony powered back into the black in the last quarter, with a profit of $375 million, compared with a loss of $326 million for the same period last year.
Media conglom Kadokawa has unveiled an electronic reader that will eventually offer a wide range of media, from books to toons and pics.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police High-Tech Crime Center and police in Tokyo's Harajuku district have arrested three individuals for violating Japan's Copyright Law by transmitting domestic TV programs…
Christopher Meledandri, Illumination Ent. CEO and producer of Universal's hit 3D toon "Despicable Me," has inked a deal with Tokyo's Tezuka Prod. to make a live-action/CGI version of comic "Pluto."
Disney is among the companies that has been given a digital TV license to launch on broadcast satellite in Japan.