Industries & Festivals

Director Ang Lee: Chinese market to beat Hollywood in 10 years
on November 13, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Director Ang Lee: Chinese market to beat Hollywood in 10 years

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee on Tuesday said that Chinese-language cinema could earn more revenue than Hollywood in ten years.

Cinemas in Sweden launch special ratings system to filter sexism
on November 8, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Cinemas in Sweden launch special ratings system to filter sexism

Several art-house cinemas in Sweden installed unofficial rating system that measures the level of gender bias in movies.

Central and Eastern Europe countries to change film funding in 2014
on November 8, 2013 at 11:34 am

Central and Eastern Europe countries to change film funding in 2014

Central and Eastern Europe countries are preparing up for major changes in film funding in 2014.

China struggles to make movies that are “universally appealing”
on November 7, 2013 at 1:47 pm

China struggles to make movies that are “universally appealing”

China, while having world’s second biggest domestic box office, still struggles to make “universally appealing” movies.

Expert: Like musical crowd-funding, cinema sector can be success in Italy
on October 28, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Expert: Like musical crowd-funding, cinema sector can be success in Italy

Crowd-funding expert says while film crowd-funding in Italy is not developed yet, it can become successful in the future.

“Siberia” film festival to show films on Kusturica, Kurosava, hold film review contests
on October 21, 2013 at 2:33 pm

“Siberia” film festival to show films on Kusturica, Kurosava, hold film review contests

“Siberia” international film festival might show films about cinema masters Emir Kusturica and Akira Kurosawa.

250 films from 41 countries to be shown at Tourism Film festival in Azerbaijan
on September 27, 2013 at 10:33 pm

250 films from 41 countries to be shown at Tourism Film festival in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan will be hosting a Tourism film festival from November 20 to November 25 in the country’s capital of Baku.

First revenue-sharing, piracy-protected festival for filmmakers launched
on September 24, 2013 at 11:09 pm

First revenue-sharing, piracy-protected festival for filmmakers launched

New Hollywood Entertainment has launched first revenue-sharing, piracy-protected film festival distribution model for filmmakers.

Chinese film market & Hollywood – uneasy but necessary alliance for both
on September 17, 2013 at 10:42 am

Chinese film market & Hollywood – uneasy but necessary alliance for both

Despite having some issues with revenues from blockbusters, Chinese film market and Hollywood need each other.

Study says booming Chinese film industry benefits Thailand’s film sector too
on September 13, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Study says booming Chinese film industry benefits Thailand’s film sector too

Recent study suggests that increasing Chinese entertainment industry also benefits Thai film and tourism sectors.