In Thailand all television is political. Very political. The military coup in September ushered in a government that is said to be transitional. But it shows no sign of wanting to re-establish…
Profits at Phoenix Satellite Television, in which News Corp. has an 18% stake, increased by 17% in 2006 to HK$212 million ($27.1 million).
Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films has teamed with Japanese shingle Entertainment Farm to co-produce "Tokyo Sonata."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The robust Asian film biz and its talent may attract producers from outside the region, but the fact is that the Far East industry remains distinct from the U.S. and European businesses. Large parts…
Nearly every country in Asia has felt the effects of the Korean Wave, the three-year surge of popular interest that propelled Korean movies, TV shows and music acts onto local screens of every sort…
'Shindo,' 'Warlords,' 'Palace Days' and 'The Good, the Bad and the Weird'
Profits at Phoenix Satellite Television increased by 17% in 2006 to $27.1 million (HK$212 million). Group, which is the major Mandarin-language broadcaster based in Hong Kong that has partial access…
Disney venture capital arm Steamboat Ventures has joined a consortium of investors plowing $23.5 million into Chinese interactive video firm UUSee.
The legitimate DVD market in China will grow fourfold in four years, according to forecasts from U.K. research house Screen Digest.
Singapore's exhibitor/distributor Golden Village has signed to be the local distrib for "Anna & Anna," a romantic thriller with an unusually pan-Chinese pedigree for a Singapore venture.