The Locarno Film Festival will focus on cinema from Central Asia in its Open Doors co-production mart dedicated to emerging cinematographies.
Blighty's addiction to the box shows no sign of weakening despite the emergence of new media.
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ITV Studios Global Ent. has announced that its general entertainment channel for Asia, Granada TV, has been picked up by South East Asia's largest pay TV operator, Astro All Asia Networks.
Endemol Germany is joining forces with Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann, producers of the Oscar-winning "The Lives of Others," on a new joint shingle that will focus on scripted TV fare.
Time Warner's Asian subsid has splashed out $126.5 million on a 92% stake in Indian channel NDTV Imagine.
The AFTRA Foundation has tapped Juanes, Sam Moore, Charles Osgood, Robin Roberts and the cast of "Sesame Street" as winners of its Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards.
Toho, Japan's biggest distrib and exhib, has unveiled a 30-pic line-up for 2010 that promises stiff competition for Hollywood in the already difficult Japanese market.
Alec Baldwin has donated $1 million to his alma mater, New York University's Tisch School the Arts. The donation will serve as a need-based tuition scholarship to be disbursed to qualifying students…
The Cinema Guild has acquired US distrib rights to Jacques Rivette's feature "Around a Small Mountain."
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca scored a significant victory this week when the nation's telco regulator Cofetel approved the web's free-to-air digital terrestrial TV platform, Hi-TV.
Toronto's Cinespace is developing a 30-acre complex in the western part of the city, with 50,000 square feet of production offices available now and studio space in early 2010.