New Zealand is to increase its financial incentives for international and local films and merge its two main subsidy pools into a uncapped new fund.
Universal Studios Japan, a theme park operator in Osaka, has received a $250 million financial injection from Hong Kong private equity firm PAG.
Shanghai Hippo Animation, a leading Chinese cartoon producer, has struck two production deals with Australian firms. It will also launch a $50 million production fund.
Socio-commentary website Breakfast Network has closed down rather than register under new regulations imposed on online news operations by Singapore's Media Development Authority.
China's theatrical box office has topped the RMB20 billion landmark for the first time ever. The record score appears to have been realized from fewer, bigger films.
Sundance Film Festival has announced the 66 films that will appear in the 2014 festival’s short film program. The chosen films, which are divided into the U.S. narrative, international narrative…
Asia's theatrical cinema market continues to grow at a fast pace. But 3D viewing is slowing across much of the region, executives at the CineAsia convention were told.
DUBAI – Emmett/Furla, the film financing and production company behind Martin Scorsese’s upcoming "Silence" and actioner "The Prince," have officially opened a Dubai-based Middle East outpost…
HONG KONG – Greg Coote, former CEO of Village Roadshow, has established a film and TV production and finance company in Malaysia. The new DragonSlate Media company is a joint venture with local…
Celestial Tiger Entertainment, which represents Lionsgate in much of Asia, has licensed some 700 hours of film and TV content to Singapore digital platform, Toggle.
A group of prominent Japanese film folk, including animation master Hayao Miyazaki has formed a group to oppose the controversial state secrets protection bill now before the Japanese parliament.