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  1. Beijing Film Market Touts $1.7 Billion In Deals Signed

    6:58 am PDT 04/19/2014
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    Transactions for a total of 32 projects were signed, up 20 percent on last year. READ MORE

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  2. Cannes: Asia Voices Disappointment Over Limited Inclusion in Lineup

    6:00 am PDT 04/19/2014
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    Korea lamented its second year not scoring a competition slot, while the film industries of the world's second and third largest movie markets -- China and Japan -- also appear nonplussed about their showings. READ MORE

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  3. MPAA's Chris Dodd: China Will Give More Access to Hollywood Movies

    9:21 am PDT 04/18/2014
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    The exec believes the country will expand the quota of 34 films that can be imported on a revenue share basis. READ MORE

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  4. Paramount Links Up With China Film Group to Co-Produce 3D Fantasy Action Movie 'Marco Polo'

    7:46 am PDT 04/18/2014
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    The co-production news comes days after the state-owned film company announced an "eight-figure" equity investment in two projects by Legendary Entertainment. READ MORE

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  5. Beijing Film Fest Brings Out Chinese, Hollywood Stars (Photos)

    5:05 am PDT 04/18/2014
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    Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone, and Hayden Christensen walk the red carpet, while Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Fan Bingbing, John Woo, and Zhang Yimou show their support for the Chinese capital's top film industry event. READ MORE

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  6. Weibo Shares Surge in Stock Market Debut

    1:24 am PDT 04/18/2014
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    The Chinese social media company -- often compared to Twitter -- had priced its stock at the low end of the target range. READ MORE

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  7. Cannes: Indian Studio Yash Raj Hits Big With Two Titles in Selection

    11:43 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    The Bollywood banner's debut Hollywood co-production "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman, will open the festival, while its indie co-production "Titli" is a Camera D'Or contender. READ MORE

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  8. Cannes: Australia Celebrates Double Feature Selections

    5:06 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    Industry veteran Rolf de Heer will be at Cannes for the fourth time with "Charlie’s Country," while David Michod has his Cannes debut with "The Rover." READ MORE

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  9. Mayor of London, British Film Institute to Host Major Chinese Film Celebration

    3:01 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    The British capital will see numerous events to encourage creative and business links with China. READ MORE

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  10. 'Ship of Theseus' Wins Top Prize at India's National Film Awards

    10:17 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    The government-run awards also honored Bollywood sports biopic “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” and comedy “Jolly LLB” in addition to regional language films such as acclaimed arthouse feature “Fandry." READ MORE

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  11. Jackie Chan to Star in Historical Epic 'Dragon Blade'

    6:33 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    Directed by Daniel Lee and co-starring an as-yet-unnamed Hollywood A-lister, the big-budget film tells the story of Roman soldiers who get lost in ancient China. READ MORE

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  12. Watch Live as the Cannes Film Festival Announces Its Lineup (Video)

    1:54 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    The press conference announcing the official selection for the world's most prestigious film festival gets underway at approximately 11 a.m. in Paris. READ MORE

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  13. Australian Broadcasting Corporation Signs Major Content Deal in China

    1:12 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    Industry watchers believe the agreement with Shanghai Media Group gives Australian TV the greatest potential access to the Chinese TV market of any Western broadcaster. READ MORE

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  14. Oliver Stone Slams Chinese Film Industry at Beijing Festival

    9:31 pm PDT 04/16/2014
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    The Oscar winning director sparked tension when he said that that no true co-production is possible until filmmakers in China address Chairman Mao Zedong's controversial legacy. READ MORE

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  15. Sony Sells Stake in Video Game Maker for $150 Million

    7:05 pm PDT 04/16/2014
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    The sale of its share in Square Enix is part of Sony's financial restructuring as it struggles to get its accounts back into the black. READ MORE

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  16. Beijing Film Festival Flexes International Muscle as Red Carpet Rolls Out

    10:12 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    China’s burgeoning film market is proving a powerful draw for overseas industry players, while Oliver Stone advised local filmmakers not to follow Hollywood's lead. READ MORE

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  17. China Film Import Quota Will Open Up in 2017, Says Top Local Producer

    9:25 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    Hollywood has long pushed for free trade in the booming Chinese film market, and producer and CCTV executive Lu Hongshi says it's just a matter of time. READ MORE

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  18. 'It's the Best and Worst of Times for Chinese Cinema,' Says Director Lu Chuan

    6:54 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The in-demand director of "City of Life and Death" discuses his upcoming documentary project with Disney, and the exciting opportunities by myriad shortfalls of the current Chinese film business. READ MORE

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  19. Japan's Studio Ghibli Producing Its First Film With a Theme Song in English

    4:58 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    American singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn is writing the theme for "When Marnie Was There," which will also feature two female leads -- another first for the anime hit factory. READ MORE

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  20. Fox's Star Chinese Movies Launches Asian Film Slate

    4:44 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The channel has three films in the works for Hong Kong, two for Taiwan, and two for Singapore, along with a TV mini-series project it says will be helmed by a film director and produced to a high-quality "international standard." READ MORE

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