Industryites find ways to piece together successful Pan-Asian co-productions
Motion Picture Assn. Asia Pacific
BEIJING -- Thailand's film and TV biz directly contributes $2.22 billion to the economy, and supports 86,600 jobs, as well as generating $81 million in tax revenues, according to a new report.
CineAsia has tapped Tropfest founder and copyright advocate John Polson to receive the confab's "MPA Asia-Pacific Copyright Educator (A.C.E.)" award. He'll be feted Dec. 13 at the Grand Hyatt Hong…
Novelist and film scribe David Freeman was at the Busan Film Festival to provide a masterclass on script writing for emerging Korean filmmakers.
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…
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…
China remains the prize for the Asian movie biz, but increasingly there are opportunities in other vibrant markets on the continent as regulatory hurdles fall and audience sophistication rises…
Iranian helmer Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" took the top kudos at the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Screen Awards on the Gold Coast on Thursday night.
Producer Sid Ganis is among industryites heading to Bejing next month to give a film workshop presented by the Motion Picture Assn. and the China Intl. Copyright Expo for emerging filmmakers from the…
The continued rise of 3D and booming international markets offset a decline in North American movie attendance in 2010, resulting in another global box office record high at $31.8 billion.
Three raids in 10 days (July 23 and 28 and Aug. 26) resulted in the seizure of more than 1.3 million pirated VCDs and DVDs at the Ratu Plaza outlets in Jakarta.
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