The Melbourne Film Festival has dismissed a demand by the Chinese government that it scuttle screenings of a documentary about ethnic minorities in China.
Blighty's ITV Global Entertainment has launched its general entertainment channel for Asia, Granada TV, on the SingTel mio TV platform in Singapore.
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Luc Roeg's London-based Independent Film Co. has tapped "The Tudors" creator Michael Hirst to adapt Bernard Cornwell's bestseller "Agincourt."
The Nine Network has announced plans for a second free-to-air channel, leaving Seven as the only commercial web Down Under without a second offering.
"The Listener" will no longer be heard from on NBC after this month.
Quebec helmer-scribe Ricardo Trogi's biopic "1981" will open the Montreal World Film Festival on Aug. 27, fest prexy Serge Losique said Wednesday.
Film czar Wayne Clarkson is stepping down as exec director of Telefilm Canada when his five-year term ends in January.
In his debut as a Senate inquisitor, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor whether there was a "fundamental, overriding First Amendment right for Americans to have…
Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. It had to come up. At today's confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotamayor, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) asked the nominee how she made…
Sacha Baron Cohen's hit mockumentary "Bruno," about an outrageous gay Austrian fashion journalist, has been banned in Ukraine because it is "immoral."