The Asian film marketplace is undergoing what stock market analysts might call a correction. The one-way traffic that for much of the 21st century saw Asian theatrical markets and the numerous local…
Nobody would claim that Sundream Motion Pictures is reinventing the wheel. But it has proved to be a rare example of a new production and finance house that has announced ambitious plans for a slate…
Since its launch in 1995, Zhao Wei Films has been Singapore's leading indie shingle. Consistency of its track record was upheld last month when its Royston Tan-helmed musical comedy "881" was tapped…
Movie investment funds in parts of Asia outside South Korea have so far failed to live up to their hype. In the past year, plans for a half-dozen private-sector funds were announced, but few have…
The World Trade Organization has formed a panel to probe China's protection of intellectual property.
Singapore cable network operator StarHub is packing on new movies and sports nets following a series of deals with channel operators around Asia.
Chinese director Zhang Yang's "Getting Home" won the grand prize at the 5th running of the Vladivostok Int'l Film Fest (Sept 15-21, 2007) .
Warner Bros. has applied for local permits to shoot a portion of Batman sequel "The Dark Knight" in Hong Kong this fall.
Johnnie To helmed crimer "Exiled" has been selected to represent Hong Kong in the foreign language Oscar category.
"The Uninvited" helmer Lee So-yeon's screenplay "Hwan Gung" was named the winner Thursday of the new look Busan Screen Writing Competition.
India's UTV and Malaysia's Astro Monday give official start to youth TV channel Bindass, amid a fanfare that makes it one of the most expensive net launches in the country's history.