Asia Pacific Roundabout
This month’s column is very much focused on Thailand, but for good reasons, as a number of interesting developments in the country superseded the relatively tranquil situation in other regional markets. More »
The recent seventh Asian Film Awards, which were as usual part of the Hong Kong International Film Festival and during which 30 movies from nine countries competed for 14 prizes, yielded at least three big surprises. More »
Full-length features nowadays must have a multi-million-dollar budget or never get made at all, or so the mainstream consensus goes. Young Irish director Fergus Kavanagh won’t chime in with that chorus, though. More »
A wacky, domestically produced comedy has unexpectedly emerged as the most commercially successful Chinese movie to date, setting several new records. Since its opening on Dec. 12, Lost in Thailand has grossed well over one billion yuan ($160 million). More »
My mailbox lately has been filled with press releases from the newly renamed Motion Picture Association International (MPAI), so let's take a look at what Mike Ellis, president and managing director, Asia-Pacific, and his team are reporting about our home base of Thailand. More »
CineEurope will present its 2013 “International Distributor of the Year” award to Dave Hollis, executive VP, theatrical exhibition sales and distribution, The Walt Disney Studios, at the exhibitor convention’s awards ceremony on June 27. More »
Motion Picture Association of America chairman and CEO Chris Dodd, along with National Association of Theatre Owners president John Fithian, revealed a new campaign intended to remind parents about the tools at their disposal which allow them to make educated decisions about content appropriate for their children. More »
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