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Busan’s Project Market Returns to Full Strength, Excludes Non-Asian Titles

The Asian Project Market, the film financing event attached to the Busan festival’s Asian Contents & Film Market, will return this year as an in-person event. To increase…

Box Office: ‘Bullet Train’ Arrives With So-So $30.1 Million Debut, ‘Easter Sunday’ Stumbles

“Bullet Train,” a John Wick-ian romp with Brad Pitt in the aisle seat, arrived in theaters with a $30.1 million opening weekend. That’s enough to top the domestic…

Inside the Release: How Oscar Entry ‘The Quiet Girl’ Captured Hearts Across Ireland and the U.K.

Quiet by name, but quite some fame. Colm Bairéad’s Irish-language coming-of-age film “An Cailín Ciúin” (“The Quiet Girl”) bowed at the Berlinale earlier this year and has been…

Jay Chou: Art for Art’s Sake

Music and film may have brought Jay Chou to his current standing, but he has also been actively cultivating his presence in the art world. And he is…

Electronic-Music Pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre Sells Publishing Catalog to BMG

BMG announced early Thursday that it has acquired the entire music publishing back catalog of French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre. The deal brings the rights in such…

Funko Pop Movie Could Pivot to Streaming Series, CEO Says

Funko is still looking to take its beloved Pop figures to the screen — but potentially a smaller one than fans first imagined. While Warner Bros. Animation has…

Stephen Curry Hosts the ESPYS and Neil Patrick Harris Premieres ‘Uncoupled’: Must Attend Calendar Listings

July 20 WednesdayJournalist Nicole Pasulka and photographer Santiago Felipe discuss their new book about the rebirth of New York’s drag scene, “How You Get Famous: Ten Years of…

Micah Richards Fronts Sky Series ‘Player Pranks’ – Global Bulletin

COMMISSION Former Manchester City and England soccer player Micah Richards fronts “Player Pranks,” a show commissioned by Sky, produced by Zig Zag and Krempelwood. The show sees the…

‘Nude Tuesday’ to be Central Gala as Edinburgh Reveals Competition Titles for Reimagined Major Award

Armağan Ballantyne’s gibberish comedy “Nude Tuesday” will be the central gala at the 75th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). In the film, which has previously played at Tribeca…

U.K. Independent Film Sector Strained to Market Failure Level, Grim BFI Report Finds

A perfect storm of flatlining production budgets, galloping costs and declining revenues have led to the U.K. independent film sector being strained to the point of market failure,…

Busan Film Festival Launching In-Person Story Market as Demand for Korean Content Booms

The Asian Contents and Film Market, the industry component of the Busan International Film Festival, is to launch an in-person story market at this year’s event. The ACFM…

Claes Oldenburg, iconic pop artist, dead at 93

Among his most famous large sculptures is “Clothespin,” a 45-foot steel clothespin installed near Philadelphia’s City Hall in 1976.