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India’s Discreet Arts Sets Steven Wendland as Head of U.S. Operations (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran animation executive Steven Wendland has been appointed as president of Discreet Arts USA, the newly-launched offshoot of Indian animation firm

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Korea’s CJ Group Sets Unprecedented Dual Theatrical-Streaming Release for ‘Seobok’

Leading Korean entertainment conglomerate CJ ENM is to break the theatrical window in the world’s fourth largest movie market with a simultaneous ci

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WarnerMedia YA Original Series ‘Forbidden’ Begins Shoot in Thailand (EXCLUSIVE)

Production has begun on Thai-language mystery series “Forbidden,” which is positioned by WarnerMedia as an original for HBO Asia. The YA-targeted

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‘Dr. Brain’ Korean Webtoon to Get Live-Action TV Series Adaptation at Apple

Apple has ordered a live-action series adaptation of the Korean webtoon “Dr. Brain.” The series will be the first completely Korean-language proje

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China’s Movie Ticket Price Hikes Could Harm Exhibitors, Says Its Consumer Association

Chinese exhibitors should stop wantonly raising movie ticket prices or else prepare to face consumer backlash, a key government-affiliated consumer ri

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Cole Sprouse-Starring Romance ‘Five Feet Apart’ Secures March China Release

CBS Films’ 2019 romantic drama “Five Feet Apart” is set to release on March 12 in China, where it is sensibly being marketed as a romance for th

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Korean Film Wears Brave Face at Berlin Market

Triumph and pain were bedfellows last year for the Korean film industry. But Berlin’s European Film Market and the imminent Hong Kong FilMart see Ko

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India’s Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha Launch Production Company With Berlinale Project ‘Girls Will Be Girls’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian actors Ali Fazal (“Death on the Nile”) and Richa Chadha (“Gangs of Wasseypur”) have launched production outfit Pushing Buttons Studios.

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China Poised to Give Korean Content a Boost After Three Year Boycott

The end came quietly with the humdrum announcement of a deal between two state-owned TV groups, China Central Television (CCTV) and South Korean publi

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Inside the Netflix India Commissioning Strategy of Monika Shergill and Srishti Arya (EXCLUSIVE)

Monika Shergill, VP, content, and Srishti Behl Arya, director, international original film, Netflix India, are buzzing. On Wednesday they launched the

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Star-Studded Netflix India Slate Showcases Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Madhuri Dixit and Manoj Bajpayee

Netflix has unveiled a 40-strong India slate across genres featuring a galaxy of stars including Dhanush, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Taapsee Pannu, Manoj Baj

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Korean Industry Moves Forward Slowly as 2021 Remains Rocky

Triumph and pain were bedfellows last year for the Korean film industry. But Berlin’s European Film Market and the imminent Hong Kong FilMart see Ko

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Taiwan’s Awesomeworks Opens Specialist Medical Studio

Taiwan production and facilities company Awesomeworks Production has opened a specialist studio in New Taipei City, dedicated to the filming of medica

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Mike Sneesby Appointed CEO of Australia’s Nine Entertainment

Mike Sneesby, currently the head of Australian streamer Stan, has been appointed CEO of its parent group Nine Entertainment. His elevation follows the

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Malaysian Exhibitor GSC to Acquire MBO Chain as Cinemas Poised to Reopen

Malaysia’s largest movie theater operator Golden Screen Cinemas is to acquire the country’s third largest player MBO, which last year filed for a

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Amazon Prime Apologizes For Religious Offence Caused by ‘Tandav’ as Indian Government Sets Strict Content Code

In an unprecedented move Amazon Prime Video India has apologized for its Indian original series “Tandav,” some parts of which had offended members

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Taiwan Content Creators Set Sights on Global Partnerships

Films and television projects from Taiwan that garnered more attention on the global stage in recent years have given creators a confidence boost. But

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China Both Celebrates and Slams Chloe Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Golden Globe Glory

After Chloe Zhao became the first Asian woman to ever win the Golden Globe for best director, Chinese social media was abuzz about everything related

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Kartik Aaryan’s ‘Dhamaka’ Lands Netflix Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has boarded thriller “Dhamaka,” starring popular Bollywood star Kartik Aaryan, and will release the film exclusively on the service. Aarya

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Nickelodeon Sets up ‘Taylor’s Island’ Kids Series in Australia

ViacomCBS units Nickelodeon and Australia’s Network 10 have joined forces to produce children’s action-comedy series “Taylor’s Island.” They

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