Germany and the U.K. were the big winners at this year's Prix Europa, which honored ARD's "Die Mauer -- Berlin '61," a TV movie about the building of the Berlin Wall.
Japan distrib FUNimation is partnering with AccessIT group member the Bigger Picture to digitally distribute four Japanese pics in the U.S. market, the Bigger Picture has announced.
Eran Kolirin's Middle Eastern comedy "The Band's Visit" scored the Warsaw Film Festival's main prize, while New Films New Directors kudos went to Koen Mortier's "Ex Drummer," adapted from the tough…
Some of China's top helmers including Feng Xiaogang and Zhang Yang gathered in Yokohama for the second Chinese film festival, which will take the theme "Beijing" ahead of next year's Olympics.
"The Band's Visit" took the top prize, the Louve d'Or, at the 36th edition of the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, which wrapped Sunday.
British Columbia is set to extend its film and TV tax credit for five more years in an effort to offset the impact of the soaring Canadian dollar.
Fuji TV has greenlit "Suspect X," a big-budget crimer in hopes of extending its successful track record of turning TV skeins into movies.
With Thai celebrities, loud music and laser beams, the first Phuket Film Festival injected star-studded pizzazz to the island resort struck by a tsunami three years ago.
Bangkok-based exhib chain SF Cinema opened its second multiplex Saturday on Phuket and expressed confidence in the potential of the growing market on the island resort.
In a first for the large-format biz, Imax has pacted to open a theater in Morocco.
Tohokushinsha, one of Japan's leading TV production and distribution houses, has boarded "Red Line," an animated movie about futuristic car racing.
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