Santa Monica-based new-media outfit Bellrock Media has struck a deal to supply content to eAccess, one of three companies licensed Nov. 10 to enter the Japanese mobile phone market.
President Bush may be in South Korea to smooth trade talks, but the country is following China's lead and has nixed any suggestion that it change the 40-year-old film quota system, which protects…
Low-profile South Korean production shingle Chungeorahm has hired not one but three of the world's leading effects companies to boost its bid to break onto the world stage.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. co-presidents Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus will be named distributors of the year at the CineAsia exhibition tradeshow in Beijing, which runs Dec. 13-15.
Thai authorities have seized 91 CD-R burners and 24,000 pirated and pornographic discs. The raid, the biggest this year, followed a probe by the Motion Picture Assn.
Malaysian distributor-exhibitor Golden Screen snapped up 14 titles at this month's American Film Market, including four each from New Line, Mandate and market debutante the Weinstein Co.
The American Film Market at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif., seemed like it was turned upside-down. Big-money deals used to go down on the upper floors where the more-established companies…
French sales house Celluloid Dreams has enjoyed strong pre-sales on its expanding English-lingo slate. "We have been able to fully finance Todd Haynes' film entirely from foreign.
The Weinstein Co. continued its Asian crusade at AFM on Monday. It is in advanced talks to acquire North American rights to "Infernal Affairs" parts two and three, and Chinese-language library titles…
Bauer Martinez lit up the weekend with Sunday's acquisition of Roberto Benigni-helmed "The Tiger and the Snow," which it will release through its new North American distribution arm. But otherwise…
Tokyo Broadcasting Systems has greenlit "Nippon Shinbotsu" (The Sinking of Japan), a $20 million retooling of a 1973 Japanese disaster pic. Shooting gets under way in January under the helm of Shinji…