China is increasingly looking to Europe as a potential partner in the global movie biz. That was the message delivered at the Venice Film Festival by both Beijing Intl. Film Festival topper Zhao…
Italy is stepping up overtures toward the Chinese film and TV industries, with the Venice Film Market poised to play a potentially pivotal role. This summer, the Italian government quietly set up an…
With B.O. rising by nearly 30% every year, small wonder that China's film festivals are attracting more attention, and with that attention, competition.
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities. The feature winners are “The Panjiayuan…
BEIJING — China's most popular helmer Feng Xiaogang scooped the feature film award at the Beijing Film Festival for his famine pic “Back to 1942,” as the third edition of the fest closed in the…
Co-productions remain a key vehicle for Hollywood movies to get into China. But producers need to make sure their projects meet the tough local criteria. There has been a crackdown in the past few…
DreamWorks topper Jeffrey Katzenberg was in Beijing to unveil "Tibet Code," a swashbuckling project from its Chinese unit, Oriental DreamWorks, which is aimed firmly at the booming local market.
LucasFilm topper Kathleen Kennedy revealed that Disney had pledged $1 million to the relief fund for Saturday's devastating Sichuan earthquake.
Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic has signed an expanded co-operation deal with Base FX that secures the exclusive use of the Beijing-based shingle's services for all ILM's Hollywood pics.
Overseas industryites are gathering in the Chinese capital for the third Beijing Film Festival, which this year will continue to focus on growing overseas business and co-productions while taking a…