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Creatorworld Debates Future of Twitter Under Elon Musk

While video-based platforms like TikTok and YouTube hogged most of the attention and optimism at influencer convention CreatorWorld, industry insiders had wildly differing views instead on the future…

Ranveer Singh’s ‘Cirkus’: Watch First Trailer of 1960s-Set Slapstick Comedy

Producers Rohit Shetty Productionz, T-Series Films and Reliance Entertainment have released the first trailer for keenly-anticipated comedy film “Cirkus.” Featuring Ranveer Singh and Varun Sharma in dual roles,…

Creatorworld: How TikTok Can Breathe New Life Into Old TV Shows

Re-editing and repackaging old library material for short form distribution on YouTube or TikTok can extend its life and value for years, according to industry insiders at influencer…

Documentary on ‘Parasite’ Director Bong Joon Ho in Production for Netflix

A documentary about the Oscar-winning Korean film director Bong Joon Ho is underway and will launch on Netflix next year. Titled “Yellow Door: Looking for Director Bong’s Unreleased…

Fantastic Pavilion to Launch at the Cannes Film Market (EXCLUSIVE)

The Cannes Festival will have for the first time ever a Fantastic Pavilion, a significant booth and exhibition space located at the Cannes Marché du Film in the…

Japan’s Yoshimoto Kogyo Teams With People of Culture for Zombie Mockumentary ‘Among the Dead’ (EXCLUSIVE)

U.S.-based People of Culture Studios (PoC Studios) has entered into a co-production and co-financing venture with major Japanese talent agency Yoshimoto Kogyo that will see the two companies…

Red Sea Film Festival’s Main Competition Amplifies Powerful New Voices From Middle East, Africa, Asia

The main competition of the 2nd edition of the Red Sea Film Festival – the Red Sea: Features Competition – underlines the fest’s ambition to celebrate pioneering works…

Red Sea Film Festival Chiefs Talk Taking Saudi Arabia’s International Film Festival to the Next Level

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival, now launching its second edition, is aiming to become the top fest and market in the region and a key driver…

Peter Sohn Talks Culture Clash, Diversity in Disney Pixar Film ‘Elemental’

Master animator Peter Sohn has worked on almost every Pixar film since 2000. His solo directorial efforts include short “Partly Cloudy” (2009) and feature “The Good Dinosaur.” Sohn,…

Hainan Film Festival Is Postponed Due to COVID Cases

The Hainan Island International Film Festival, which had been scheduled to begin this weekend, has been postponed. “In view of the current situation of the new coronavirus epidemic,…

Cleopatra Wong Asian Blaxploitation Heroine to Be Revived for TV Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Cleopatra Wong, a kick-ass Interpol agent known to have influenced some of Quentin Tarantino’s movies, is to be revived in an upcoming Asian TV series. The female action…

Disney Showcases Robust Asia Pacific, Global Slate, ‘Avatar’ Footage in Singapore

The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific revealed a robust slate of more than 50 local and global titles at an event in Singapore on Wednesday. While there were…