Phranakorn Film -- which describes itself as a "provincial studio" and a "hillbilly hotshot" -- is largely unknown outside of Thailand, but one of the most profitable. Its specialization in lowbrow…
"Looking for money is not the big issue at the moment. There are many financiers, especially in mainland China, who are really keen on financing movies," says Amy Chin, producer at local shingle Icon…
The 14th Pusan Film Festival has appointed new programmers and shuffled the management of the Asian Film Market.
The world preem of local documentary helmer Jennifer Baichwal's "Act of God," exploring the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning, will open Toronto's Hot Docs on April 30 -- marking the…
Amping up his battle with Lionsgate, Carl Icahn has offered to buy as much as $325 million of the mini-major's debt in what may be a prelude to a takeover offer.
Paramount's newly named Worldwide Acquisitions Group prexy, Mineko Mori, points to an improving Mexican market, which now ranks fifth in the world among filmgoers and is seeing a spike in U.S. studio…
Mexico's leading TV companies are putting their international strategies into action. Dominant Spanish-language conglom Televisa and competitor TV Azteca are steadily hawking telenovelas and other…
Selected new Mexican projects poised for an international life.
List of films contending in the Guatalajara Film Festival's Mexican Fiction Competition and Mexican Documentary Competition.
ReelzChannel will launch movie series "ReelzChannel Friday Night Movie" tonight at 9 with the screening of "Miami Blues."
For Guadalajara programming director Lucy Virgen, "It was exhilarating to see the flood of submissions we received this year. In some recent years, we more or less presented all of the Mexican…