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Karen Mazurkewich

  • 6ixtynin9, 2H share critics prize at Hong Kong


    Chinese director Li Ying's Japanese production 2H and 6ixtynin9 by Thai director Pe-nek Ratanaruang shared the FIPRESCI prize at the 24th Hong Kong International Film Festival (April 12-27).
  • Golden Harvest, East-West to create Chinese portal


    Hong Kong-based Golden Harvest Group and shareholder Acer Digital Services Group have joined forces with East-West Entertainment and Morning Technologies to form, an entertainment portal to target the global Chinese community.
  • Golden Harvest unveils digital, exhibition push


    Hong Kong's Golden Harvest Entertainment (GHE) is making an aggressive push into the Internet, following Taiwanese hardware giant Acer's investment in the company, and has also unveiled plans to step up exhibition activities in mainland China.
  • Production report: Hong Kong stages a comeback


    The arrival of US and European financiers and the frenzy ripping through Asia has allayed fears that the Hong Kong film industry is on its way out.
  • Village plans to sell Harvest stake to hotel chain


    Australia's Village Roadshow plans to sell its 34.7% stake in Hong Kong movie company Golden Harvest Entertainment to Hong Kong-based Lai Sun Hotels International for $40m (HK$304.3m).
  • Chan sets off Applause to boost Asian production


    Hong Kong filmmaker Peter Chan has formed a production company - Applause Pictures - with Teddy Chen, director of 1997 actioner Downtown Torpedoes, and the former head of Hong Kong video company Panorama Allan Fung.
  • China Star licenses martial arts pics to Yahoo!


    Hong Kong film production house China Star Entertainment has signed a distribution agreement with Yahoo! Hong Kong to supply martial arts pictures for Internet distribution.