BEIJING – Period action film "Outcast," starring Nicolas Cage, is being tipped for sequel treatments, even though the first picture is some five months from release. "Resident Evil" producer Jeremy…
Beijing Film Festival
BEIJING — John Woo’s upcoming epic “The Crossing” is to be presented in stereoscopic 3D. The decision to convert to 3D, along with its star cast that includes Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang…
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.