Paul Candland has been named to the newly created position of president of The Walt Disney Company, Asia.
In Korea, the 18th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) wrapped with Andreas Prochaska’s Austria-Germany Alps cowboy co-production The Dark Valley picking up the Best of Puchon award.
Ian Sandwell talks to the Japanese film-maker about his two films screening at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival.
The Korean director talks international appeal as he is being honoured at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
Japan’s Takashi Miike returns to his action roots with a suitably off the wall gangster-vampire story, Yakuza Apocalypse. Jason Gray visits the set.
Malaysia’s burgeoning film industry gets a huge boost with next month’s opening of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios. Liz Shackleton reports.
The Welsh film-maker talks to Ian Sandwell about the action sequel and teases The Raid 3.
Japanese companies attend Filmart with a strong line-up of titles. Jason Gray highlights some of the most eye-catching productions.
In the same way they say dogs can look like their owners, film festivals can take on the temperament of their artistic director.