U.S. satcaster Echostar Communications has invested $40 million in TU Media, the Korean consortium that is the world's most successful operator of satellite-broadcast mobile TV.
The Indian media market is forecast to grow by 85% over the next five years. According to a new study by consultancy group Heernet Ventures, sector will expand from 415 billion rupees ($9.39 billion)…
The Udine festival of Far East Film, to be held in Italy April 20-28, will hold a tribute to Hong Kong New Wave helmer Patrick Tam.
StarHub, Singapore's dominant cable TV company, saw net profit for 2006 climb by 63% to $234 million on revenue that grew by 15% to $1.17 billion.
Berlin festival chief Dieter Kosslick will have to wait a few more days for the endorsement that comes with high-profile sales of his Competition choices. None of the non-U.S. studio pics in…
Brazil's Gullane Filmes, producers of Berlin competition player "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation," has teamed with Hong Kong/Beijing's Xstream Pictures to produce suspenser-actioner "Plastic…
After weeks of controversy and spin, it emerged Thursday that Competition film "Lost in Beijing," will screen in its uncut version for the Berlin public on Friday.
ImaginAsian Entertainment is to distribute Chinese drama "The Road" in North America. Pic was licensed from Easternlight, the Asian division of sales agency Arclight Films.
Fortissimo clicked with deals on "Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens," the docu about the celebrated photographer. But a snapshot of the international sales market is darker.
South Korea's CJ Entertainment has sold Competition pic "I'm a Cyborg, but That's OK" to Japan's Tokyo Theaters and to Wild Side for France.
Eros Intl., the London-based Indian movie conglom, has signed a three picture output deal with Bollywood production house Venus. Eros will co-produce and own all rights in all media.