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Acorn TV picks up Australian crime series 'Mystery Road'

ABC Australia’s six-part drama series stars Judy Davis, Aaron Pedersen.

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China box office: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' opens with massive $121.7m

The blockbuster opens 21% bigger than its predecessor.

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China's Tencent Pictures boards Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow'

Chinese star Deng Chao plays two separate characters in the historical drama.

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iQiyi partners with Chen Kaige for drama series 'The Eight'

Chen will also executive produce the series set in early Republican China.

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China box office: can strong summer line-up outpace 'Wolf Warrior 2'?

Summer box office has roared back to life with $34m opening day for ’Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’.

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Fox Networks Group Asia partners with Endeavor China

Their first venture will be a Korean remake of Chinese series ‘Go Princess Go’.

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China box office: 'How Long Will I Love U' tops poor week

The Chinese box office has been shrinking for the past several weeks.


Netflix boards 'The Breaker Upperers', exec produced by Taika Waititi (exclusive)

Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek direct and star in comedy.


Korea’s Bucheon Fantastic Fest to open with local animation 'Underdog'

Special programmes include three horror masters and representation of women in sci-fi films.

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Original Force names Adam Zhang COO

Executive previously served as head of international business, investment at Le Vision Pictures.


Australian SVOD platform Stan in Starz originals deal

Pact kicks off with Sweetbitter and Vida.

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Japan's Skip City festival introduces competition for local features

The Japanese Feature Film Competition will screen four titles from young Japanese filmmakers.

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China box office: local comedy 'How Long Will I Love U' stays top

Su Lun’s feature debut has become the latest box office hit by a woman director.

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Lionsgate India names Amit Dhanuka EVP

New hire reports to MD Rohit Jain.

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Korea's Lotte Group launches Cultureworks to house cinema operations

The company will move its cinema exhibition, investment and distribution operations into the new affiliate


Bucheon Fantastic Festival unveils projects for Asian Fantastic Films market

The event received 243 submissions from 43 countries.

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China box office: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' flops

How Long Will I Love U rises to top spot.

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Sydney Film Festival to highlight European women filmmakers

‘Europe! Voices Of Women In Film’ will show the work of 10 directors across different genres.

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Israel's Docaviv film festival announces 2018 winners

Simon Lereng Wilmont’s ‘The Distant Barking Of Dogs’ took the award for best international film.

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Cannes jury grid hit 'Burning' scores key deals including UK, Japan and Spain

Lee Chang-dong’s film set a new all-time record score on Screen’s jury grid.