A low-budget, youth-oriented interactive U.K. drama is proving it's possible to go from grassroots to global exposure without having a million-dollar marketing budget.
Markets & Festivals
Chinese TV celebrity and superstar folk singer Peng Liyuan is Posh Spice, Maria Callas and Vera Lynn rolled into one, a household name who tours China performing for the troops.
Keen to shed its dated image as a distributor of stodgy TV fare from pubcaster parent ARD, Telepool is expanding in Germany and planning a major international splash.
Hungarian pubcaster Magyar Televizio has survived the Soviet occupation and an insurrection of rioters -- but it may have met its match with the web that brought the world "Beavis and Butt-head."
When German Formula One seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher retired, there were gloomy predictions ratings for the sport would suffer.
After decades of slim pickings when it comes to decent films made by women, there's now a batch of femme-friendly movies in theaters.
Helmer Silvio Da-Rin, 58, had just returned from the Los Angeles Latino Film Festival on Oct. 16, where he screened doc "Hercules 56," when he was invited to head the Ministry of Culture's…
Thailand's fest scene is heating up, with the World Film Festival of Bangkok bolstering its recent program as well as good notices for the first Phuket Film Festival.
Pepsi is branching out into the film biz by producing what is set to become the biggest budget Arab musical of all time. "Bahr Al Nujoom," Arabic for sea of stars, features a line-up of some of the…
Loren Schwartz has been upped to senior veep of creative advertising at Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.