Robocop had a strong opening in China last weekend, grossing $20.67m (Feb 28-March 2), but The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug kept the top spot in the box office chart.
Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has named Jin Park a World Cinema programmer starting this month. Park will be responsible for films from Central and South America.
Hong Kong’s Edko Films has appointed Esther Yeung as general manager of sales & acquisitions, as the company’s veteran buyer, Audrey Lee, takes a step back to focus on her personal interests after 33 years with the company.
Hollywood hasn’t yet maximised the potential of the Indian market, where 2013 saw some record-breaking Bollywood hits despite a slowdown in box-office growth. Liz Shackleton reports.
Elbert Wyche talks to the Israeli film-makers about their Sundance World Cinema Documentary selection.
After hit Why Don’t You Play In Hell?, director Sion Sono tackles hip-hop and gangs with manga adaptation Tokyo Tribe. Jason Gray visits the set.
Singaporean director Anthony Chen hits close to home by drawing on childhood memories for his debut feature, Ilo Ilo.
The third edition of ScreenSingapore and the Asia TV Forum & Market brings pan-Asian buyers and producers together.
Gaga chairman and CEO Tom Yoda talks to Jean Noh about the changes in Japan’s film industry.
Bravo, BAFTAs. The 2014 awards perfectly captured how the BAFTAs have to straddle the line of honouring the best films of the year globally while still recognizing British work.