Strand Releasing is to acquire North American rights to former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul's "Cemetery of Splendour."
Veteran independent producer Steven Paul has struck with China's C2M Media on $50 million action film "High Speed."
Shanghai-based Fundamental Films has agreed a five year extension to its distribution output deal with Luc Besson's EuropaCorp. It will also take on co-production duties on a slate of upcoming titles…
France's Studiocanal has opened a full-time, multi-functional office in Beijing to expand its presence in the fast-moving China market. That makes it the first major European film group to build a…
Nobuya Wazaki has been promoted from president to chairman at Japanese pay-TV group WOWOW. It also hired Akira Tanaka as president.
Major Japanese studio, Toei Company is backing the untitled new project by Shunji Iwai, one of the most travelled Nippon film directors.
Focus Features has won the Cannes bid battle for fashion designer Tom Ford's second movie as director, "Nocturnal Animals."
Fuji Television, Japan's most commercially successful film producer, is under way on "Assassination Classroom: The Graduation," a sequel to recent live action hit "Assassination Classroom."
Pan Nalin's "Beyond The Known World," which is now in post-production, heads the production and coproduction slate of Australia and New Zealand mini conglomerate Curious Films.
Chinese superstar Jackie Chan and the Cannes Market have created an RMB1 million ($165,000) prize for the Chinese filmmakers taking part in the Cannes festival's 3rd New Chinese Film Talents Forum…