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    Pei Pei, Tsang board South Pacific's Girl Meets Boy

    2010-03-08T10:26:00Z

    Hong Kong actors Cheng Pei Pei and Kenneth Tsang are in Auckland filming South Pacific Picture’s romantic comedy Girl Meets Boy.

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    Hong Kong film festival reveals 2010 line-up

    2010-02-25T17:08:00Z

    The Hong Kong International Film Festival has revealed a strong line-up of local titles for this year edition, which opens on March 21.

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    Hong Kong film festival announces shorter run for 2010

    2009-04-21T14:01:00Z

    The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) has announced that the 34th edition of the festival will run over 16 days in 2010 (March 21-April 6), compared to the 23-day run it had this year.

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    Filmart takes on regional flavour

    2009-03-25T03:57:00Z

    As Filmart reached the half-way point on Tuesday, sellers were reporting that the market was relatively busy but much more Asia-focused than in previous years. 'We've been quite busy but most of our meetings have been with Asian buyers - there are fewer companies from the US and Europe and ...

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    Fortissimo seals deals on Food, Mishima, Face

    2009-03-24T20:30:00Z

    Fortissimo Films has sealed a slew of deals on food industry documentary Food, Inc following its screening at the Berlinale and during Filmart, including a sale to A-Films for Benelux and Cafe Groove for Japan. The film, which world premiered at Toronto before it screened in Berlin, has also ...

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    CJ scores Singapore, Malaysia presales on Haeundae

    2009-03-24T20:30:00Z

    Seoul-based distributor CJ Entertainment has pre-sold JK Youn’s tsunami-attacks-Busan film Haeundaeto VSG for Singapore and Malaysia. ’ Haeundae is a concept film with high production values - Hans Ulrich who worked on A Perfect Storm, Star Wars 4 and 5 , and The Day After Tomorrow is ...

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    Hong Kong Filmart news digest

    2009-03-24T14:53:00Z

    March 25 Filmart takes on regional flavour Young’s Christmas Rose receives full financing at HAF March 24 Fortissimo seals deals on Food, Mishima, Face CJ scores Singapore, Malaysia presales on Haeundae Salon’s pan-Asia alliance sets three new films led by Eat, Drink 2 March 23 Japanese cinema triumphs at Asian ...

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    Salon's pan-Asia alliance sets three new films led by Eat, Drink 2

    2009-03-24T07:58:00Z

    Companies under Hong Kong’s Salon Films’ pan-Asia alliance have announced new production projects including three projects from Taipei-based Zoom Hunt International. Producer Hsu Li-kong and his Zoom Hunt International is preparing the sequel to Ang Lee’s 1994 classic Eat Drink Man Woman, tentatively titled Eat Drink Man Woman II ...

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    Sundream takes Hong Kong rights to TWC's musical Nine

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    Hong Kong’s Sundream Motion Pictures has acquired all Hong Kong rights to Rob Marshall’s musical Nine from The Weinstein Company (TWC). Sundream has an output deal with TWC but, according to Sundream vice president of buinsess development, Tom Cheung, the expensive film was acquired outside that arrangement. Currently in ...

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    Raintree, Wayne Wang prepare Singapore historical thriller

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    MediaCorp Raintree Pictures has announced much-anticipated further details on its historical film 1965 - currently in development with Wayne Wang lined up to direct. Based on the turbulent title year that Singapore broke away from Malaysia to become independent, 1965 will be a mainstream political thriller with a ...

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    Hit Singapore director Jack Neo plans ghost story triptych

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    Record-breaking Singaporean hit director Jack Neo ( I Not Stupid) has announced a new project Got Ghost Meh (working title) in development. Neo plans to make a 90-minute feature film made up of three parts - each a 30-minute-long ghost story filled with horror and comedy elements. Known for his ...

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    P.A.M. Korea Media enters sales with thriller Bloody Shake

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    P.A.M. Korea Media has launched into international sales with the market debut of director Kim Jee-yong’s Bloody Shake , a psychological thriller with visceral and bloody imagery. The film follows seven characters - including a priest, a pickpocket and a lesbian butcher - in a relay of seven murderous stories, ...

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    Dayyan Eng enlists Daniel Wu, Gong Beibi for Inseparable

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    Chinese American filmmaker Dayyan Eng ( Waiting Alone ) is to produce and direct a black-comedy from his own script titled Inseparable . Hong Kong actor Daniel Wu ( Shinjuku Incident) and Chinese actress Gong Beibi ( Call For Love, Waiting Alone ) are heading the cast. The project ...

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    Fortissimo picks up rights outside Japan to Kore-eda's Air Doll

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    Fortissimo Films has picked up all rights outside Japan to Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Air Doll. Japan’s Asmik Ace Entertainment negotiated the deal on behalf of its co-production partners on the film - Engine Film, Bandai Visual, TV Man Union and Eisei Gekijo. Kor-eda won the Asian Film Award for best ...

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    Thailand's Mono Entertainment returns to market after restructure

    2009-03-23T20:30:00Z

    Thailand’s Mono Entertainment returns to Filmart this year under the banner of motif+ after a major corporate restructuring. The company is now divided into production division motif+, headed by successful director and producer Pantham Thongsang, and home entertainment division Command N, headed by Jirun Ratthanaviriyachai, managing director of Mono Entertainment. ...

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    Japanese cinema triumphs at Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong

    2009-03-23T14:00:00Z

    Japanese cinema triumphed at the Asian Film Awards last night, with three Japanese dramas - Tokyo Sonata, Still Walking and Departures - clinching four of the top prizes. Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Tokyo Sonata walked off with best film and best screenwriter; Hirokazu Kore-eda took the best director prize for Still ...

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    Hong Kong's 852 Films begins production on first feature Dream Home

    2009-03-23T02:06:00Z

    New Hong Kong production and financing outfit 852 Films has started production on award-winning director Pang Ho Cheung’s latest film, Dream Home , starring Josie Ho, Anthony Wong and Eason Chan. The film, in which Ho plays a woman who will stop of nothing to own her dream home, is ...

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    Painted Skin, Ip Man, Pleasant Goat to get new instalments

    2009-03-23T01:44:00Z

    New instalments of three Chinese-language blockbusters in 2008 - Painted Skin, Ip Man and Pleasant Goat - will go into production later in 2009, according to backers of the three films. Two investors in 2008 hit Painted Skin will reteam to produce the second film adapted from ...

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    Germany's M-Appeal picks up internationalto Yang Yang

    2009-03-23T01:41:00Z

    Germany’s M-Appeal has picked up international rights to Taiwanese director Cheng Yu-chieh’s Yang Yang , which recently had its world premiere in the Panorama section at Berlin. The film, which follows a young Eurasian woman in Taiwan struggling with cultural identity issues, is also screening at the awards gala of ...

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    iHQ picks up sales rights to Joo Ji-Hong's Rabbit And Lizard

    2009-03-23T01:32:00Z

    South Korea’s iHQ has picked up sales rights to sell Rabbit And Lizard , directed by Joo Ji-Hong, a Korean graduate of FEMIS who has spent some years in France making shorts. The award-winning director is now working with two pop idols-turned-actors - Jang Hyuk ( Volcano High, Windstruck ) ...