Asia Pacific Roundabout
The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT, often shortened to “China Film Bureau”), China’s media industry-governing body, has released the official box-office figures for the first half of 2014. More »
Bangkok has long been known for harboring some of the poshest and most comfortable movie theatres on the planet. But if the operator and interior designers of the just recently opened Embassy Diplomat Screens are to be believed, Thailand’s capital now also is home to “the world’s most luxurious cinema.” More »
The organizers of the 17th edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), Asia’s by far largest movie event, have confirmed that internationally renowned Chinese actress Gong Li will serve as jury president, heading the committee that selects the winner of the coveted “Golden Goblet Award” from films entered in competition. More »
Thai cinema certainly has come a long way, as production values have soared considerably over the years. More »
With chilly temperatures still prevailing across most of Japan, Walt Disney Pictures’ animated feature Frozen has proven to be a veritable audience-puller since its opening on March 14, 2014. More »
For the best part of January and February, South Korea’s media was brimming with reports that the second installment of Marvel’s superhero franchise The Avengers would be partly shot in the country, although local Disney Studios representatives denied the claims at the time. More »
A special technical session of the Giant Screen Cinema Association conference will feature the first large-scale projection demo using a 90,000-lumens Christie 6P laser projection system More »
Eduardo Acuña, CEO of Cinépolis in Brazil, will be honored with the 2014 ShowEast “International Exhibitor of the Year” Award More »
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