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  1. Sino-French Co-Production Treaty Bears Fruit

    2:16 pm 3/21/2011

    Since signing a co-production treaty last year, France and Chinese-speaking territories have been collaborating more closely for a strategic partnership. The demand for exchange, according to the forum “France-Asia: Building a Meaningful Creative Partnership” held Monday, works both ways. Read more

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  2. 'Uncle Boonmee' Wins Best Film at Asian Film Awards

    8:44 am 3/21/2011

    Once again, the name of Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is on the tip of everybody’s (twisted) tongue as his Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall his Past Lives was named best film at the 5th Asian Film Awards on Monday in Hong Kong.Read more

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  3. Huayi's Diversion Focuses on 'Tai Chi' As First Project

    8:05 am 3/21/2011

    Diversion Pictures, the new Hong Kong-based label established under China’s Huayi Brothers, is set to expand its inaugural project "Tai Chi" into a trilogy, Huayi Brothers Media Corp. president James Wang and Diversion CEO Stephen Fung told The Hollywood Reporter.Read more

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  4. China's Film Industry Prepares for Big Leaps in the Year of the Rabbit

    7:42 am 3/21/2011

    After an astounding 2010 in China’s film industry, when the box office gross soared 64% to reach $1.5 billion in tickets sold, it sounds almost immodest but nearly everyone in the business is predicting even more growth in 2011, the Year of the Rabbit.Read more

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  5. Beijing Screenings Event Moves from October to April

    7:08 am 3/21/2011

    After 14 years of striving to grow buyer attendance at the Beijing Screenings each October, the China Film Group’s overseas sales arm is moving its annual market event to April to coincide with the inaugural Beijing International Film Festival.Read more

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  6. China's Tencent Looks Set to Enter Online Video Market

    6:49 am 3/21/2011

    Tencent, China’s leading instant messaging provider and one of the world’s largest online communities, is widely expected to launch a video website in April on the heels of the 56.2% jump in annual net profit the Hong Kong-listed company reported on Monday.Read more

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  7. Doug Liman to Direct Story of Sun Yat-sen's Bodyguard

    6:41 am 3/21/2011

    "Bourne Identity" director Doug Liman and producers Rob Reiner and Alan Greisman are joining forces with Beijing Galloping Horse Film & TV Production for a 1920s drama about Two-Gun Cohen, the British bodyguard to Sun Yat-sen, leader of the overthrow of China’s last imperial dynasty.Read more

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  8. Hong Kong Star Tony Leung Chiu-wai Reuniting With Director Derek Yee in 'Great Magician'

    5:55 pm 3/20/2011

    The $15 million period mystery, one of five in Emperor Motion Pictures' 2011 lineup at Filmart, marks the third collaboration for the duo.Read more

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  9. 'Factory Girls' to Get Feature Treatment

    7:30 am 3/20/2011

    A dramatic feature film version of "Factory Girls," a non-fiction book about the plight and resilience of China’s female migrant laborers by former Wall Street Journal reporter Leslie T. Chang, is in the works by Yuen Yanting, a Sundance Film Festival nominee.Read more

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  10. Filmart: A Market-by-Market Look at Asian Film

    2:41 pm 3/19/2011

    Screen horror sparks debate in Thailand, "The Kids" are not all right in Singapore, and Japan weathers tragedy.Read more

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