Zhang Yimou's "Hero" took home four awards at the closing ceremony of the Golden Rooster Film Festival Nov. 5.
"What's up next?" was the theme of this year's Cable and Satellite Broadcasters Assn. of Asia Convention (Oct. 27-31), and the answers were often broad and far-reaching.
Farrah Fawcett will not be making her Broadway debut after all. At least not this month in the comedy "Bobbi Boland" by Nancy Hasty.
There was room for two high-profile original movies on Sunday, as both NBC's "Saving Jessica Lynch" and CBS' "Elizabeth Smart Story" scored with auds, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Universal Studios Networks Germany has appointed Esther Henze as head of marketing.
German media group Constantin Film is launching its own home entertainment label in 2004 to exploit video and DVD rights to inhouse productions and licensed films.
Finnish public broadcaster YLE has appointed long-time film veteran Erkki Astala to head up the newly reorganised co-production department at the network.
Spain's Dolores Pictures has sold its Denise Richards/Daryl Hannah starrer "Whore" to Japan's Gaga Communications.
Rainstorm Entertainment will finance and produce a doc about the word "fuck," one that will focus on how it originated and on its comedic but sometimes shocking cultural context.
Gen Art, founded to showcase emerging talent in fashion, film, music and the visual arts, is accepting entries for its ninth annual movie fest, which will take place April 14-20 in Gotham.