Recent confirmation that Sony Pictures is backing the next pictures by Chinese directors Chen Kaige and Jiang Wen seems like deja vu. The company was in business with Jiang, Zhang Yimou and Feng…
Columbia Pictures is beefing up its presence in China striking partnerships with prominent local filmmakers, as well as entering into split-rights agreements with mainland production companies. Chief…
TOKYO — The Tokyo International Film Festival today unveiled the line-up for its 26th edition, which will unspool Oct. 17-25 in Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills entertainment and shopping complex. The…
HONG KONG — Arclight Films has become the latest U.S.-based sales agency to open an office in Beijing. The company has hired Elliot Tong, a former producer and sales agent, to head the new operation…
Tokyo — Chinese director Chen Kaige will head the competition jury at the 26th Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, set to unspool Oct. 22-24. Chen's association with the festival goes back to its sixth…
BEIJING -- Helmer Chen Kaige's contemporary social drama about online witchhunts, "Caught in the Web," has been selected as mainland China's contender in the foreign language film category at next…
An engrossing, if lengthy social drama in which a woman's minor public misconduct plunges her into a dragnet of cyber witch-hunting that unseats relationships, careers and a business empire, the…
Drama on vagaries of technology and Internet unspools at Toronto
Nineteen years after winning the Palme d'Or for "Farewell, My Concubine," Chen Kaige is coming to the Croisette to debut select scenes of "Caught in the Web," his look at China in the Internet age.
Vet Chinese helmer Chen Kaige has been tapped as the inaugural international prexy of the 2011 Sydney Film Festival Jury.