Panellists at Udine’s Focus Asia event debated whether Asia’s theatrical market will ever rebound to pre-pandemic levels.
Line-up includes four Korean titles, entries from Iran, Turkey & the Arab world, and a rare film from Pakistan.
Natacha Devillers shares her experiences of shooting China-France co-production, Pekingman: The Last Secrets Of Humankind.
After being closed to visitors for two years, Malaysia is reopening its international borders to quarantine-free travel on April 1, 2022.
Despite the pandemic playing havoc with the release schedules of Hong Kong films, several high-profile titles are being sold at this year’s Filmart Online.
As non-fungible tokens sweep Asia, a group of Hong Kong companies are trying to turn the craze into a business model for the film and TV industries.
Asia-based streaming services such as Viu, Vidio and Catchplay are carving out market share in a hotly contested region.
After launching Screenworks Asia as a joint venture with TAICCA, Taiwan’s Catchplay is aiming to produce 100 hours of content a year.
Localised content, partnerships and data analytics have been essential in building both MAUs and subscriptions in the first half of 2021.