Didier Lombard, chairman-CEO of giant Gallic telco France Telecom, will deliver one of the keynote speeches, "Inventing a New Media TV Experience," at April's 45th Mip TV mart.
"Captain Abu Raed," the Jordanian pic that picked up the World Cinema Audience Award at Sundance, has been acquired for international distribution by Fortissimo Films.
In a major outreach to the Indian diaspora, Wal-Mart will distrib Eros Intl. movies in Canada.
Hong Kong looks set to be the first territory in the world where Internet Protocol TV services overtake more traditional cable delivery of pay TV.
Ashok Amritraj has his own moviemaking reality TV show, "Gateway," that preemed last week on Sony's PIX network in India. But while he is selling Indian youngsters the dream of making it in…
Games giant Electronic Arts today celebrates the launch of its Asia HQ in Singapore by scoring a deal to kick a major online soccer game to a potential 20 million gamers in Southeast Asia.
VeeV Interactive has won the first niche subscription TV license in Singapore for its educational service.
A Chinese online service and a Shanghai Internet cafe have settled with the Motion Picture Assn. in a case concerning infringement of movie rights in China's fast-growing online sector.
William Pfeiffer is to quit Celestial Pictures, the film library and distribution business he has headed for the past seven years.
Today the HK film scene is cleaner and more straightforward than it was 15 or 20 years ago -- and considerably smaller, too.
China Film Group, the production-distribution combine that bestrides the Chinese movie industry in a fashion unlike that of any other company in any other major movie economy, is ramping itself up…