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…
Shanghai TV & Film Festival
Trotting out more high heels and far-fetched plot twists than an Almodovar film, “Tiny Times” is China’s tween girl-power fantasy extraordinaire. Adapting his bestselling serial about four bosom…
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
ANNECY – The more things change, as they say in France… Twenty years after France fought a near-lone battle to preserve limitations on American pop culture, Gaul has done it again. During 13 hours of…
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 Cannes Film Market is teaming with the Paris Region's Ile de France and Paris-based Espagnolas en Paris on Small Is Biutiful, a launch-pad for Spanish directors and producers seeking French…
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…
Winter the Dolphin may be back on the big screen with Alcon Entertainment moving toward producing a sequel to its 2011 family drama “Dolphin Tale.” Charles Martin Smith, who directed “Dolphin Tale,”…
Barry Levinson has come on board to direct an untitled love story, set in Shanghai and Leningrad, with Shanghai Film Group financing and Mike Medavoy, Rafaella De Laurentiis and Edward McGurn…
A broad-minded but pretty vanilla third film in the French toon series from Gallic helmer Michel Ocelot