A U.S.-based venture capital syndicate headed by General Atlantic has raised $48 million for Oak Pacific Interactive, a Chinese Internet platform that is pushing into entertainment.
Hong Kong movie conglom Media Asia has partnered with MGM Grand and Asian property developer CapitaLand in a bid to break into Singapore's emerging casino market.
Spanish helmer Santiago Tabernero's "Vida y color" (Life in Color) won the grand jury prize in the Miami Film Festival's Ibero-American dramatic feature competition for frosh and soph helmers.
A promo for South African helmer Aryan Kaganof's "SMS Sugar Man," the world's first feature shot entirely on mobile phone cameras, will premiere at the African and Latin American Cinema Festival in…
Hard Sell: LAST WEEK, I spent a few hours earning Neopoints betting on Poogles and playing Destruct-o-Match. If you don't what I'm talking about, you're clearly not familiar with Neopets, the most…
CICAE, the influential France-based International Confederation of European Art Cinemas, has teamed with Kodak, MacGuff Ligne, Mediavision, Titra Film and film magazine Telerama to prize the winner…
Soho-based f/x house Framestore CFC has launched its own feature film production arm in partnership with former DreamWorks exec David Lipman.
Lotte's Korean chain offers 26 theaters and 204 screens.
Insects and Catholic iconography have never been wedded more effectively than in a del Toro movie.
Just as Las Vegas is a town where a veneer of glitz glosses over some unpleasant realities, ShoWest has followed as a confab where contentious issues facing the film exhibition biz -- including…