Multiplex operator United Cinemas plans to install Imax digital theaters in its Japanese sites, a UC rep has confirmed.
Digital satellite platform Sky Perfectv has announced the launch of live 3D soccer broadcasts -- a first for Japanese broadcasting.
Fuji TV, the leading pic producer among Japan's five terrestrial networks, has announced the launch of a division dedicated to international sales and co-productions.
Jupiter Telecommunications (J:Com), Japan's largest cabler, will bow a specialty VOD channel for Warner Bros. TV series, the company announced on Wednesday.
Pubcaster NHK has axed its live coverage of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, which begins on Sunday, due to public outrage over 65 wrestlers' connection to an illegal baseball betting syndicate with…
About forty protesters objecting to the pic's alleged "biased" slant on the annual dolphin slaughter showed up at the Image Forum Theater in Tokyo's Shibuya district.
Warner Entertainment Japan will launch a DVD service on the Actvila video portal site on July 1, the company has announced.
The Tokyo Intl. Film Festival has announced that Irish helmer Neil Jordan will head the jury of its International Competition.
The Yokohama District Court has issued a restraining order against a rightist group threatening to disrupt screenings of the dolphin doc "The Cove" at the Yokohama New Theater.
Six theaters in Japan have agreed to screen "The Cove," helmer Louie Psihoyos' controversial documentary about the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan.
The wave of cancellations hitting the Japanese release of helmer Louie Psihoyos' Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" is growing.