Hong Kong exhibition group Golden Harvest has thrown a bone to CK Phoon, the topper it fired Dec. 21, making him a non-executive director.
In India's crowded general entertainment TV scene, where even the likes of News Corp.'s Star and Sony Entertainment Television are struggling, there is one more new entry.
Emperor Motion Pictures has confirmed that May Yip has rejoined the company after four years with News Corp.'s Fortune Star Entertainment.
Asia's leading helmers including Im Sang-soo, Park Chan-wook and Hideo Nakata have seen their upcoming projects selected by the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF).
Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" is an almost perfect example of a cultural divide.
Thailand's outgoing prime minister stepped into the debate over bribery at the Bangkok Film Festival (Daily Variety, Dec. 19) before the election this past weekend.
Japan is set to be the country of honor at next year's MIP-TV (Apr 7-11, 2008) in Cannes.
National Geographic Channels Intl. and PCCW's Now TV have launched Hong Kong's first high-definition, 24-hour documentary channel -- National Geographic Channel HD.
Star India, part of News Corp.'s Asian entertainment group, has struck a two-year deal with cell phone firm Airtel.
Technology giant Thomson has formed a strategic alliance between its Technicolor Services division and DreamWorks Animation to develop animation facilities in India.
Hong Kong Disneyland announced four entertainment initiatives for next year on Wednesday -- the same day local pols were told that the park's performance has been "unsatisfactory."