Singapore

Singapore Festival to Return as an In-Person Event

The Singapore International Film Festival is to be held as an in-person event this year, after operating as an online-offline hybrid in 2020. It will open with Indonesian…

GHY Culture Deal to Acquire Singapore’s Clover Films Is Canceled

Rising Chinese-Singapore entertainment group GHY Culture & Media has revealed that its proposed takeover of producer and distributor Clover Films is not going ahead. GHY announced plans in…

Beach House Pictures Launches Space Lion Post-Production Shop in Singapore (EXCLUSIVE)

Asia-based TV production firm Beach House Pictures is launching Space Lion Studios, a Singapore-based post-production facility. The move is intended to capture work flowing from the current content…

‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ Hits $770 Million After Third Weekend Leading the China Box Office

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” is on course to become one of the top three films of all time in China after dominating proceedings at the mainland Chinese…

Indian Streamer SonyLIV Launches in Canada with Family Saga ‘Tabbar’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian streamer SonyLIV is continuing its planned global expansion with a Canada launch on Oct. 15. The service will cost CAD$9.99 ($8.05) monthly or CAD$49.99 ($40.30) annually. As…

Disney’s Localization Strategy in Asia Explained by Luke Kang (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney unveiled its largest ever commitment to local language content production in Asia on Thursday at a series of in-person, hybrid and fully online showcase events. The product…

Disney Unveils Over 20 Series and Films in Asian Local-Language Streaming Push

The Walt Disney Company Thursday unveiled twenty-seven new titles in Asia as it expands the footprint of its Disney Plus and Disney Plus Hotstar streaming services in the…

China’s Pingyao Film Festival Kicks off Fifth Edition

China’s Pingyao International Film Festival got under way on Tuesday with the gala screening of Zhang Lu’s new drama film “Yanagawa.” The festival will unspool Oct. 12-19 with…

iQiyi International Unveils First Philippines Series, More Korean Originals

Following a recent pact with Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN, streaming platform iQiyi International has revealed its first Filipino original series. At Busan’s Asian Contents & Film Market it is…

Busan: ‘No Ground Beneath the Feet’ Producer Abu Shahed Emon Reveals Extensive Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Abu Shahed Emon, a Bangladeshi filmmaker with close ties to Busan, is back at the festival with “No Ground Beneath the Feet,” directed by debutant Mohammad Rabby Mridha.…

Clover Films Harvests Multi-Territory Rights to Giddens Ko’s ‘Till We Meet Again’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Singapore-based distributor and producer Clover Films has partnered with Taiwan’s Machi Xcelsior Studios for the worldwide theatrical rights (except Taiwan and South Korea) to Giddens Ko’s “Till We…

ITV, Red Production Company’s ‘No Return’ – Broken Down by Creator Danny Brocklehurst (EXCLUSIVE)

Since they were given their heads, the big auteurs of modern TV have been its screenwriters. So “No Return” can be taken various ways. It’s an ITV series…