All Territory Focus articles – Page 9

  • Aftershock
    Features

    Screen grab

    2011-02-07T11:23:00Z

    The Chinese box office hit $1.5bn in 2010 — yet the territory remains vastly under-screened. Sen-lun Yu explores the fierce competition in China’s exhibition sector, and the potential for foreign investment

  • Sint.jpeg
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    Benelux eyes cuts

    2010-12-09T14:22:00Z

    Production has been brisk but producers are bracing themselves for cuts. By Geoffrey Macnab

  • Of Gods And Men
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    Holy men and Hollywood

    2010-12-09T14:01:00Z

    The French box office is looking strong for 2010 on the back of Hollywood summer hits and local breakouts. By Jean-Philippe Guerand

  • Disney's local hit The Book of Masters
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    Russia set for $1bn moment

    2010-11-25T15:30:00Z

    Russia’s box office crosses $1bn, thanks in part to 3D films; but local films remain mostly unprofitable. Analysis by Evgen Vorotnikov from Screen’s new Local Markets Report.

  • Haunters
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    Korea prospects

    2010-11-05T18:22:00Z

    From English-language action comedies to local tentpoles and a remake of Ghost, Jean Noh profiles some of the hottest upcoming Korean productions

  • My Wife Is A Gangster
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    A Cut above

    2010-11-05T17:54:00Z

    In just two years, FineCut has established itself as a leading sales agent for hot South Korean and international titles. Jean Noh talks to company CEO Youngjoo Suh

  • Features

    Beyond borders

    2010-11-05T17:27:00Z

    As it expands into China, Japan and the US, CJ Entertainment’s Mike Suh tells Jean Noh about the company’s mission to become a global studio

  • Bedevilled
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    Korea at the cutting edge

    2010-11-05T17:06:00Z

    The production sector in Korea may be adjusting to the new economic reality with smaller budgets — but the territory’s films have impressed at major festivals in 2010. Jean Noh reports

  • Haeundae
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    Riding the digital wave

    2010-11-05T16:50:00Z

    Broadband penetration in Korea may be the highest in the world, but growth of IPTV and VoD has been slow and there is more pressure than ever on theatrical revenues. Jean Noh reports

  • The Man From Nowhere
    Features

    Cool summer

    2010-11-05T16:11:00Z

    Admissions are down in Korea so far this year, and exhibitors missed the local hits which made summer 2009 so successful. Jean Noh explores the territory’s appetite

  • City Of Life
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    Progress on a bumpy road

    2010-10-27T11:10:00Z

    Cinema-going is becoming increasingly popular across the Gulf. But regional sensitivities, censorship and piracy mean it can be tricky to release into the region. Matt Ross reports

  • Son Of Babylon
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    Bridging the Gulf

    2010-10-26T17:40:00Z

    The Middle East may be rich in stories, but local films have struggled for profile overseas. Matt Ross looks at how ambitious funding initiatives are improving the situation for film-makers in the region

  • Son of Babylon
    Features

    Home is where the heart is

    2010-10-26T17:14:00Z

    The Gulf territories have attracted international attention with their investment clout and bold plans to create a world-class film infrastructure. But the message is now clear that the region is not a funder for the West but intent on building its local industry and talent base. Matt Ross reports

  • Features

    Upcoming Bollywood releases

    2010-09-06T17:11:00Z

    Liz Shackleton profiles a selection of the hottest upcoming Hindi-language titles

  • Mel Karade Rabba
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    Strong language

    2010-09-06T17:08:00Z

    Indian cinema is not limited to the Hindi language — Tamil, Telugu and others make up an increasing portion of the territory’s output. Udita Jhunjhunwala looks at the strength of regional production

  • Vijay Singh
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    Fox's Star performer

    2010-09-06T16:58:00Z

    Fox Star Studios India is raising the bar for distribution of Hollywood product in the territory, while co-producing Bollywood films including blockbuster My Name Is Khan . CEO Vijay Singh talks to Udita Jhunjhunwala

  • Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?
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    A Hollywood beginning

    2010-09-06T16:53:00Z

    Encouraged by the potential of the Indian market, US studios are becoming more involved in local-language production. Liz Shackleton explores the realities of producing in India and profiles the current players

  • 3 Idiots
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    Big's global ambition

    2010-09-06T16:46:00Z

    Reliance Big Entertainment, headed by Amit Khanna, has been investing heavily in the film business at home and overseas. He talks to Liz Shackleton about the base for growth

  • Features

    By the numbers

    2010-09-06T16:34:00Z

    Without reliable data collation, the details of the Indian box office can be murky. Udita Jhunjhunwala reports

  • BIG Cinemas
    Features

    Plexing muscle

    2010-09-06T16:34:00Z

    The growth of a multiplex market and the expansion of digital cinema show India’s potential. But there are still hurdles along the way, reports Udita Jhunjhunwala