HONG KONG – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has licensed 65 hours of TV shows to Chinese state TV broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV). The deal was announced Wednesday at the third…
HONG KONG – Los Angeles-based specialty distributor Asia Releasing is to target the U.S.'s growing population of Vietnamese-Americans with a slate of Vietnamese movies. The company has struck a deal…
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Hero" producer Bill Kong will produce "Rise of the Legend," a movie that attempts to revive Wong Fei-hung, hero of nearly 100 kung fu classics.
HONG KONG — Wayne Wang, Naomi Kawase and Mohsen Makhmalbaf are among the cream of Asia's film makers who will line up for the Asian Project Market (Oct 7-10), the arthouse film financing event that…
Steven Spielberg is reported to be interested in working with Chinese director Zhang Yimou on an int'l Chinese film. The two previously tried to team up on the 2008 Olympic Games ceremonies.
The three things that matter most in Indian life are religion, cricket and movies. So perhaps it's fitting that among the owners of cricket teams in the newfangled Indian Premier League is a trio of…
"Linsanity," the documentary of the Houston Rockets' Asian-American basketball star Jeremy Lin, finds distribution in his parents' native Taiwan.
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
HONG KONG — Chinese Internet giant Tencent may be close to giving its WeChat business a separate stock market listing. WeChat is a phenomenally successful voice and video messaging service that was…
China Film Group seems set to pay Hollywood studios the $200 million revenues it has withheld for months
HONG KONG – Documentary, "Kiss The Water" by Eric Steel has landed a sales agent in Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. "Water" documents the life of Scottish woman Megan Boyd, whose…