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  1. NAB: Japan's NHK Exploring Use of Ultra HD 8K for Virtual Reality

    4:54 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    NHK is planning public demonstrations of 8K — 16 times the resolution of HD — in Los Angeles and New York. READ MORE

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  2. Beijing Film Festival's Major Challenges: Horrible Air Quality, Tech Glitches, Lack of Star Power

    7:00 am PDT 04/16/2015
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    And those are only three of the issues that China's biggest movie event is facing. READ MORE

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  3. Cannes: Japan's Kore-eda Celebrates Fourth Festival Selection

    5:32 am PDT 04/16/2015
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    Two years after his 'Like Father, Like Son' took the jury prize and was picked up by DreamWorks for a remake, he is bringing 'Our Little Sister' to the Croisette. READ MORE

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  4. Largest Balloon Drop of 'The Interview' Underway Over North Korea (Exclusive)

    5:27 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    Human rights activists successfully completed their secret mission — on Kim Il Sung's birthday, no less — despite drastic measures to keep the film from ever reaching the Hermit Kingdom, where citizens could be executed for watching the forbidden movie. READ MORE

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  5. Hollywood A-Listers Add Glamor to Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai

    8:28 am PDT 04/15/2015
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    Bill Murray, Benedict Cumberbatch and Henry Cavill rub shoulders with sports legends in China's financial capital. READ MORE

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  6. Slower Chinese Economic Growth May Pose Challenges for Hollywood

    4:23 am PDT 04/15/2015
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    China's ruling Communist Party has tried to ease fears about slowing growth, saying that the transition from double-digit percentage annual growth was the "new normal" of better quality growth. READ MORE

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  7. MIPTV: Star China Takes Korean Format 'Infinite Challenge'

    4:44 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    The MBC format sees a team of comedians facing creative challenges that are often silly or absurd. READ MORE

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  8. MIPTV: 'America's Next Top Model' to Get Indian Version

    1:04 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    The reality format, licensed from CBS, will air on MTV India. READ MORE

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  9. China's LeTV Launches Own Smartphone, Pacts With Top Directors

    9:52 pm PDT 04/13/2015
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    The private entertainment company, whose LeVision Pictures film unit is a growing force in production, will link up Zhang Yimou, Tsui Hark and Zheng Xiaolong with increased content. READ MORE

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  10. Beijing Film Fest: Marco Mueller Wants to Forge International Connections

    7:38 pm PDT 04/13/2015
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    Building links between overseas filmmakers and Chinese production and distribution is a key function of a revived fest, says the festival veteran. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: 'Furious 7' Dominates, Sets Sights on 'Transformers' Record

    6:22 pm PDT 04/13/2015
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    The Universal holdover's $68.6 million take Sunday is the biggest single day ever in the world's second-biggest film market. READ MORE

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  12. MIPTV: Shanghai Media Group, BBC Worldwide Expand Partnership

    11:00 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    A memorandum of understanding calls for collaboration in program and format production and content distribution. READ MORE

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  13. Japan Box Office: 'Birdman' Opens No. 2 in Limited Launch

    5:05 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    Cold weather and political elections made for a generally quiet weekend in theaters. READ MORE

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  14. India Box Office: 'Furious 7' Races Ahead

    1:19 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    The film received the widest release for a Hollywood title and already has passed the coveted one billion rupee ($17 million) mark. READ MORE

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  15. China Film Directors Guild Honors 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' With Three Awards

    10:41 pm PDT 04/12/2015
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    Local filmmakers urge resilience in the face of continued pressure from Hollywood tentpoles such as 'Furious 7.' READ MORE

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  16. China Box Office: 'Furious 7' Takes Record $8.05M in Sunday Midnight Screenings

    7:34 am PDT 04/12/2015
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    The previous record for a midnight opening was China's biggest-ever grossing movie, 'Transformers: Age of Extinction.' READ MORE

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  17. India's Zee Network Exports Dance Reality Show to Thailand

    7:42 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    'Dance India Dance' becomes the first Indian reality format to be licensed overseas. READ MORE

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  18. Pakistani 'Bridget Jones'-Style Book Acquired for Bollywood Adaptation

    2:59 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    Saba Imtiaz' 'Karachi, You're Killing Me!' centers on a young female journalist whose modern attitude contrasts with Pakistani society's more orthodox elements. READ MORE

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  19. China's Wanda Cinema Sees Revenues Surge 33 Percent in 2014

    2:46 am PDT 04/10/2015
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    The freshly listed cinema chain owned by China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, welcomed 102 million moviegoers last year. READ MORE

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  20. Godzilla Made Official Resident and Tourism Ambassador of Central Tokyo District

    8:56 pm PDT 04/09/2015
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    The head of the "King of the Monsters" was unveiled atop a skyscraper in Shinjuku as Toho continues to build buzz for the release of its new film next year. READ MORE

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  21. Hayden Christensen to Star in Paramount's 'Marco Polo' (Exclusive)

    11:29 am PDT 04/09/2015
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    Rob Cohen is directing the feature, which also is being made by the China Film Group and positioned as a fantasy-action movie. READ MORE

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