There has always been more to the Indian film industry than feel-bad, feel-good again, masala-style Bollywood movies. But these days the entertainment sector is overreaching itself to find new ways…
Multihyphenate Subhash Ghai is known as Bollywood's biggest showman since Raj Kapoor, and has a rep in India for doing things with spectacle and flourish. But he also likes to build things from the…
A brief history of Mukta Arts. 1978 Mukta Films incorporated as a partnership. 1980 Releases first pic, "Karz." 1982 Becomes limited company, Mukta Arts Private Ltd. 1982-2000 Develops rep as leading…
The launch of distributor PiX may be a lifeline for some foreign sales agents who have been starved of good news from the Japanese market in recent years.
Madonna's S&M film "Filth & Wisdom" has been a spanking good seller for L.A. foreign sales outfit Katapult Films.
Singapore's Cathay Organisation and Dubai's Emaar Malls group have named their cineplex joint venture Reel Cinemas and confirmed plans to open multiplexes in the Middle East, North Africa, India and…
Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen and Jose "Pete" Lacaba will be given special awards at the upcoming Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema.
A flurry of pre-Cannes buying by French, British, Israeli and Taiwanese distributors has given Fortissimo Films a hint that certain territories could be recovering some health.