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China box office: 'Aquaman' brings 36% week-on-week surge

It is tracking to become DC’s record title in the territory.

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A Land Imagined wins best film at Singapore film festival

Win marks first time a Singapore film has taken best film since awards launched in 1991.

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'ROMA' wins LA Film Critics best feature prize

Debra Granik named best director for Leave No Trace.

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'Ralph Breaks The Internet' tops US, 'Mary Queen Of Scots' big in limited launch

Mary Queen Of Scots scores $50,000 average via Focus Features.


'Aquaman' scores $94m China debut to rule international weekend

WBPI launches major international roll-out this week.

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Ventana Sur: Blood Window, BIFFF cement LatAm-Euro production ties

Collaboration to launch at BIFF Market in Brussels in April 2019.

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'Minding The Gap' earns top honours at IDA Documentary Awards

Wild Wild Country wins best limited series.

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India's Abundantia Entertainment to produce war drama ‘Runway’

Vikram Malhotra’s production outfit is developing and casting film about India’s “Pearl Harbour moment”.

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Singapore to offer grants for Southeast Asian co-production

Singapore Film Commission to offer $183,000 (S$250,000) per film project.

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Korea’s Lotte Cultureworks opens first cinema in Indonesia

Five-screen site is located in Southern Jakarta, in the Lotte Mart Fatmawati branch.


'Shoplifters' triumphs at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Nadine Labaki takes director prize for Capharnaüm.

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Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow' to close 2018 Macao film festival

Martial arts epic won four Golden Horse awards.

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Midi Z wraps 'Nina Wu' thriller inspired by Harvey Weinstein scandal (exclusive)

The Mandarin-language film is written by and stars Wu Kexi.

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China box office: Local title 'A Cool Fish' overtakes Hollywood blockbusters

Meanwhile Sony’s Venom is up to $239.5m after 17 days.

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‘Invitation’, ‘The Holy Bride’ win WIP Lab awards at Film Bazaar

Strange Old Lady, Ravening and Eeb Allay Ooo! also pick up awards from Prasad, Qube and Facebook.


Good Move Media to handle sales on Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's 'Shadow Of Water'

Malayalam-language film, which is currently in post-production, has been acquired by HKIFF Collection.

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Third Window, Rapid Eye board live-action version of Tezuka's 'Barbara'

Fumi Nikaido and Goro Inagaki star in the film, directed by Osamu Tezuka’s son, Macoto Tezuka.

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'Die Tomorrow' wins top prize at Poland's Five Flavours Asian Film Festival

This year no cash prize was given to the winning films.