The film and TV industries of Taiwan contribute US$5.5 billion (NT$163 billion) to the territory's GDP, according to new research.
SHANGHAI — The Shanghai Intl. Film Festival has added two films to its Golden Goblet competish: “The Stolen Years” by Hong Kong helmer Chun-Chun Wong, and “Legend No. 17″ by Russian director Nikolay…
Novelist and film scribe David Freeman was at the Busan Film Festival to provide a masterclass on script writing for emerging Korean filmmakers.
Subbing character actor Jeremy Renner into a franchise that requires Matt Damon-caliber magnetism, series scribe Tony Gilroy takes over the helming duties with an overlong sequel that features too…
BEIJING -- The Indonesian film and TV biz contributed $845 million to the country's economy and created more than 191,000 jobs in 2010, generating $86.5 million in tax revenues, per a study presented…
The VIP list at the second Beijing Film Festival and market was a testament to the rising power of Chinese cinema despite the backdrop of an SEC probe into possible bribes by Hollywood shingles and…
While the biz is booming in China, content theft is still translating into a major loss in revenues for Chinese films, leading biz figures said, and the market is primed for massive growth in coming…
The average number of illegally camcorded movies coming out of Asia dropped sharply during the Motion Picture Assn.'s 10-week Operation ZoomOut, which launched Nov. 24, to crack down on the practice.
Jessica Alba will topline modern-day fable "An Invisible Sign of My Own."
An old-fashioned monster movie dressed up in trendy new threads, "Cloverfield" plays like "The Blair Witch Project" meets "Godzilla," as it charts via camcorder the desperate efforts of some…
The Motion Picture Assn. is launching a permanent anti-piracy operation Down Under after homevideo piracy jumped 3%-8% last year, costing the Hollywood studios $34 million.