Development of new technology is poised to be a significant factor at the American Film Market, according to market organizers.
Korean seller Show East's foodie drama "Le Grand Chef" has been sold to Festive Films for Singapore and Taiwan, to A.O.E. for Malaysia, to Sundream for Hong Kong, and to M Pictures for Thailand.
Filmax Intl. has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to "ASD: Alma Sin Dueno" ("Underground"), the feature film debut of helmer Tinieblas Gonzalez.
"Infernal Affairs" director Andrew Lau Wai-kung and leading Hong Kong studio Media Asia have reteamed to produce big-budget Chinese-language actioner "Water Margin."
"Lord of the Rings" producer Barrie Osborne will return to New Zealand next month to produce fantasy actioner "Laundry Warrior."
Singapore hardtop chain Cathay Organisation has pacted with property developer Emaar Malls Group to build and manage multiplex cinemas in Emaar's Dubai shopping complexes.
U.K. distrib Tartan Films announced late Tuesday that it had received a cash injection of £3 million ($6.2 million) in the form of a convertible loan from a private investor and also the restructure…
Specialty distrib TLA Releasing has acquired North American and U.K. rights to "Bangkok Love Story," an actioner with a gay dimension, for a planned summer release.
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based sales agent Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to Joseph Fiennes-starring drama "Against the Current."
Motion Picture Assn. prexy Dan Glickman was in India to press the twin messages of industry cooperation and antipiracy.