The latest entry in the Pokemon animated film franchise has become a victim of bad timing at the Japanese box office after debuting weeks ahead of the domestic rollout of Pokemon Go, the hit smartphone app that has captured the world’s attention.
Cold War 2 leads again; Chinese films retain dominance with eight of the top 10 slots.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (July 21-31) has a new festival director and an expanded industry event. Jean Noh reports.
Director Na Hong Jin talks to Screen about his Out of Competition Cannes 2016 title.
The new film from Cannes favourite Park Chan-wook is an adaptation of Sarah Waters’ Victorian era-set lesbian crime novel Fingersmith, transplanted to 1930s Japan.
Currently one of the most active distributors of Asian movies in the North America market, Well Go USA Entertainment distributes action, genre and US indie films across all platforms, including theatrical, DVD and VOD.
Modest budget films are outperforming bigger budget fare in India, while Hollywood films doubled their market share in 2015.
UKTI’s presence at Hong Kong’s Filmart 2016 is helping the UK film industry make the most of the opportunities emerging from Asia.
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Screen editor Matt Mueller discusses the shifting sands of the digital age and looks ahead to CineEurope and the Annecy animation festival.