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…
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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.
Sony's struggling Indian channel group, Sony Entertainment Television, has acquired TV rights to 16 Bollywood blockbusters from Eros Intl. in a bid to boost ratings.
Asia's censors have been busy preventing release of movies that do not take approved views of local history. The Malaysian government last week banned a documentary about the country's long-disbanded…
Bigfoot Entertainment will produce reality show "Hollywood Boot Camp" that gives Filipino filmmaker wannabes the chance to break into the movie industry.