Hong Kong

Omnific Takes Control of Hong Kong VFX Firm Marvel Digital to Accelerate NFT Output (EXCLUSIVE)

Digital entertainment studio Omnific Blockchain Studios is to take operational control of Marvel Digital Productions, a Hong Kong-based effects and post-production company. The move is intended to accelerate…

Hong Kong Critics Pick ‘Limbo’ as Best Film of 2021

Action thriller “Limbo” was named best film of 2021 at the annual Hong Kong Film Critics’ Society Awards. The film’s female lead, Chinese actress Cya Liu, was crowned…

HAF Project Market Selection Reflects COVID Impact on Storytelling

Leading indie film project market, the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum has revealed a selection of 28 titles for its twentieth edition and confirmed that it will be…

‘Flying’ deer stuns social media in jaw-dropping video

A deer put Michael Jordan to shame after it was filmed leaping to an insane height while crossing a road.

Leon Dai-Starring ‘Tomorrow Is a Long Day’ Now Filming in Taiwan

Production is underway in Taiwan on multi-national art house film “Tomorrow Is a Long Day” that stars acclaimed Leon Dai. The confinement and claustrophobia of urban life have…

Jason Monteiro Hired as MD of HBO Max in Southeast Asia

WarnerMedia has hired Jason Monteiro as GM of HBO Max Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan joining the company with immediate effect. He arrives from Shahid, a leading…

Disney Plus Asian Production Slate Expands With Chinese and Korean Series and ‘Anita’ Adaptation

A series adaptation of recently-released feature film “Anita,” a biopic of the actor and Cantopop singing star Anita Mui, heads an expanded slate of East Asian content that…

Hong Kong Disneyland Closes for Fourth Time Due to Coronavirus

The Hong Kong Disneyland theme park is to close from Wednesday evening, due to the city’s anti-coronavirus measures. The closure is the fourth time that the pandemic has…

Hong Kong Box Office Rebounds Strongly in 2021, But Outlook Remains Uncertain

Theatrical box office in Hong Kong more than doubled in 2021, but the outlook remains unstable, according to local trade body, the Motion Picture Industry Association. Gross revenues…

Amit Malhotra Leaves WarnerMedia’s HBO Streaming Initiative in Southeast Asia

Amit Malhotra, the executive who joined WarnerMedia to expand its HBO streaming operations in Southeast Asia, has separated from the company. His tenure lasted barely seven months. Malhotra…

Hong Kong’s Citizen News Announces Closure, Citing Press Freedom

Citizen News, an independent Hong Kong news publication, announced on Sunday evening that it will disband by Tuesday. It is the third publication in city that was not…

12 Travel Audiobooks for Armchair Tourists

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