"Firaaq," an Indian movie about sectarian violence in Gujarat, took top honors Wednesday at the Asian Festival of First Films.
Singapore's first movie studio for independent and visiting foreign productions is to be built as part of a S$1 billion ($714 million) development, Mediapolis@one-north.
Powerful debuts put new films at the top of the charts in Thailand and Asia's three biggest box office territories, Japan, South Korea and China.
Hong Kong production facilities group Salon Films and partners from across the region have set up Salon Media Management to serve Asia's movie industry.
Walt Disney Television Intl. has acquired three animated TV series from Indian toon house DQ Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Pictures has added to its network of relationships in India, signing a three-picture production and distribution deal with Mukesh Talreja and Nikhil Advani's People Tree Films.
Disney, which took a majority stake in its Indian partner UTV Software Communications Motion Pictures over the weekend, is handing over exclusive distribution of its pics in India to UTV Motion…
Disney's "Bolt" will be released this month in China in digital 3-D -- and, surprisingly, local authorities are pulling out all the stops to make it happen.
Disney has taken majority ownership of its Indian partner UTV Software Communications but will remain a junior partner in the running of the company.
A nomadic event, CineAsia has traveled around the region, alighting for a few years at a time in Asia's cinematic hot spots.
It has been a big year for Tushar Dhingra, chief operating officer of Indian exhibitor Adlabs Cinemas, which in recent weeks fell in line with the branding of corporate parent Reliance Big…