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.
Bigfoot Entertainment will produce reality show "Hollywood Boot Camp" that gives Filipino filmmaker wannabes the chance to break into the movie industry.
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…
A Mumbai court has convicted a pirate video wholesaler of intellectual property theft -- only India's sixth such conviction.
Media regulators allowed AXN to resume broadcasting in India on Thursday.
Hong Kong production shingle Media Asia said Thursday that it will invest HK $500 million ($65 million) in a slate of ten movies that includes two of the three biggest to be made in China this year.
China Film Group Thursday confirmed that it will take control of three mainland Chinese multiplexes previously jointly owned by Warner Bros. Intl. Cinemas and SZITIC Commercial Propert.