FUNimation Entertainment has acquired various North American rights to "Mushi-shi" (Bugmaster), a live-action pic by anime auture Katsauhiro Otomo.
Russian helmer Marius Veisburg's "Hitler Kaput" has stormed the local box office -- a surprise in a country that's sensitive about its WWII legacy.
Bernd Eichinger's much-hyped pic about West Germany's Red Army Faction, "The Baader Meinhof Complex," had a slightly disappointing opening on home turf.
The 2008 Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its Director's Masterclass and Made in America sidebars.
Debut helmers from the U.K., Bosnia, Turkey and Kazakhstan have been nommed for the European Film Academy's European Discovery Award, the org announced Monday.