Easternlight, the Asian offshoot of Arclight Films, has picked up sales rights to "The Forest."
China's Poly Bona and Japan's Avex Entertainment have boarded detective drama "Confession of Pain" (formerly "Behind the Sin") by "Infernal Affairs" helming duo Andrew Lau and Alan Mak.
Geographically it's easy to identify where Southeast Asia lies on the map. Economically, though, the region is wildly diverse, ranging from the highly organized and super-high-tech Singapore to…
Indian telco magnate B.K. Modi is pushing ahead with "Buddha." Forget financing: the producers expect to receive the blessing of the Dalai Lama.
The multiplexing of Southeast Asia is clearly having an effect. Last year, while most of the world went into B.O. retreat, Malaysia, where cinema building has been rapid, experienced a 32% growth…
South Korean conglom CJ Entertainment signed a raft of deals on "City of Violence," an actioner now in post-production.
Hong Kong's Golden Scene has picked up Japanese and Asian distribution rights to $20 million martial arts actioner "Three Kingdoms."
Peter Schlessel, former Columbia prexy, and Robert Magnoni have brokered a deal between Twentieth Century Fox and two video veterans to launch a new distribution outfit in Australia and New Zealand.
Warner Bros. has acquired German rights to Japanese toon feature "Brave Story," helmed by Koichi Chigira. Recently completed movie is produced by Fuji TV and Gonzo Digimation and sold by Pony Canyon.
Fortissimo Films, the Hong Kong sales agent with five films in the festival, has struck deals on its forthcoming Tian Zhuangzhuang-helmed biopic "The Go Master" with Japan's SPO, Israel's United King…
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