5 December 2005

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  • News

    Korean box office on course to beat 2004 record

    2005-12-05T20:30:00Z

    Korean box office admissionshit a ten-year high in November and are on course to set a new record byyear-end. In a monthly industry analysis report, multiplex chain CJ CGVprojects admissions for the year to total between 138 -141 million, up 3-4%from last year and bucking global trends.Korean box

  • News

    Korean box office on course to beat 2004 record

    2005-12-05T20:30:00Z

    Korean box office admissionshit a ten-year high in November and are on course to set a new record byyear-end. In a monthly industry analysis report, multiplex chain CJ CGVprojects admissions for the year to total between 138 -141 million, up 3-4%from last year and bucking global trends.Korean box

  • News

    Korean box office on course to beat 2004 record

    2005-12-05T20:30:00Z

    Korean box office admissionshit a ten-year high in November and are on course to set a new record byyear-end. In a monthly industry analysis report, multiplex chain CJ CGVprojects admissions for the year to total between 138 -141 million, up 3-4%from last year and bucking global trends.Korean box

  • News

    Germans may hear new finance ideas by Christmas

    2005-12-05T04:00:00Z

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's new administration may give an indication of their plans to attract private capital to the local film industry before the Christmasbreak.The issue has been top of the local film agenda after the scrapping of media funds last week and all eyes are now on the new

  • Reviews

    The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

    2005-12-05T02:59:00Z

    Dir: Andrew Adamson. US.2005. 140mins.Hopes are riding high on the back of Aslan, the talking lion, for The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, the first of Disney andWalden Media's mooted adaptation of CS Lewis' seven-book series.Coming after Peter Jackson'sstorming, imaginative rendition of TheLord

  • News

    Soda Pictures takes two from Celluloid Dreams

    2005-12-05T00:00:00Z

    UK distributor Soda Pictures has picked up rights to Laurent Cantet's HeadingSouth (Vers le Sud) andChristoffer Boe's Allegro. Both deals were struck withsales company Celluloid Dreams. Soda said that it bought Heading South after its London Film Festivalshowing, and that it had considered

  • News

    Iron Island walks away with Goa's Golden Peacock

    2005-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Iranian film Iron Island, directed by Mohammad Rasoulof,was awarded the Golden Peacock and a cash prize of $25,000 at the 36thInternational Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa (Nov 24 - Dec 4).The film, which screened inthe Directors Fortnight section of this year's Cannes film festival, follows

  • News

    Doc Exiles wins best new Canadian feature prize at Whistler

    2005-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Ilan Sargosti's Exiles InLotus Land won the C$10,000 BorsosAward for Best New Canadian Feature as the 5th annual Whistler FilmFestival closed on Sunday. The National Film Board ofCanada-financed film, which follows Quebecois street youth who have gravitatedto Canada's West Coast, was the lone

  • News

    DuBow named executive vp of worldwide sales at First Look

    2005-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Kenneth DuBow has joined First Look Studios as executivevice president of worldwide sales.Reportingdirectly to First Look Studios chief executive officer Henry Winterstern andchief operating officer Bill Lischak, DuBow will manage US sales, includingexpansion into syndication, as well as expanding

  • News

    Exiles takes top prize at Whistler Film Festival

    2005-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Ilan Sargosti's Exiles In Lotus Land won the $8,600 (C$10,000)Borsos Award for Best New Canadian Feature as the 5thannual Whistler Film Festival wrapped on Sunday. The National Film Board ofCanada-financed film, which follows Quebecois street youth who have gravitatedto Canada's West Coast, was the