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Mark Edwards

  • Media Salles reveals new executive committee


    Media Salles, an initiative within the EU media programme to foster theatrical distribution of European audiovisual products, has announced its new executive committee line-up.
  • Tycoon heads $790m Malaysian studio revamp


    A reclusive tycoon with a penchant for Bollywood extravaganzas is to head the $790m development of Malaysia's new Hollywood-style film studios, according to Reuters.
  • Controversial rape drama wins at Zanzibar


  • Ghent festival new dates don't reach summit


    The Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent has been re-scheduled to run from 8-18 October, owing to fears that a clash of dates with an EU summit in the city may cause access problems.
  • For Sale: Balkan Hollywood


    The Bulgarian government has approved a privatisation strategy for local production outfit, Boyana Film. The film-maker, as one of the country's top six companies, is being used to spearhead moves by the Centre for Mass Privatisation (CMP), to float businesses on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BBE).
  • Russia blocks foreign ownership of state TV


    The lower house of the Russian Parliament has passed a bill preventing foreigners from owning a controlling interest in its national television service.