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  1. PiFan Market Closes With Awards for Experimental Indian and Chinese Genre Films

    12:02 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The NAFF market featured a record number of participants this year with 6 of 27 titles taking home cash prizes. READ MORE

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  2. Chinese Tourism Company Sues Paramount Over 'Transformers 4' Snub

    11:05 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Co. is suing the film's backers for failing to show its logo in scenes shot in Wulong and breaking the terms of a $770,000 product placement contract. READ MORE

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  3. Disney's 'Big Hero 6' to Premiere at Tokyo Film Fest

    2:55 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    The festival will close with Takashi Yamazaki's live-action "Parasyte" adaptation. READ MORE

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  4. Fox Releases 'Knight and Day' Bollywood Remake Teaser (Video)

    2:02 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    "Bang Bang!" features top actor Hrithik Roshan and actress Katrina Kaif "reinventing" the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz pairing of the Hollywood original. READ MORE

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  5. 'X Factor UK' to Air Live in South East Asia

    1:23 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network signs a deal with the show's producers to air "The X Factor UK" as live to homes in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. READ MORE

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  6. Japan Box Office: Disney Continues Record Run With 'Maleficent'

    1:15 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    Following the 16-week run of "Frozen," Disney has now topped the Japanese box office since mid-March, while the latest release from animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli opens in the third spot. READ MORE

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  7. McDonald's Suspect Meat Scandal Revealed by Local Chinese TV (Video)

    11:33 pm PDT 07/22/2014
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    Shanghai-based Dragon TV's hidden camera footage of workers at Husi Food Co. processing expired meat for burgers and chicken products destined for McDonald's and KFC caused outrage in China. READ MORE

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  8. Cannes Part of Plans for $1 Billion Film City in Eastern China

    5:45 pm PDT 07/22/2014
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    The French city along with Chinese partners is looking to create a Cannes-style film festival as well as cultural and tourism zone in the Eastern Chinese city of Anji. READ MORE

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  9. Chinese President Brings DVDs as Gift on Argentina State Visit

    5:30 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    Having promised to share Chinese culture with others, Xi Jinping brings dignitaries such fare as the 2011 film "Love Is Not Blind" and TV series "Beijing Youth," marking the first-ever DVD gifts from a Chinese leader. READ MORE

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  10. Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

    3:38 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

    1:57 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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  12. Kim Jong Un 'Dancing' Clip Draws North Korea Ire (Video)

    9:01 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    Authorities have asked the Chinese government to take down the doctored viral video, which also shows the North Korean leader kung fu fighting President Obama. READ MORE

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  13. PiFan 2014: 'Stereo' Filmmakers Promote Cinematic Diversity in Germany, Abroad

    7:11 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival opted for this rare German genre film as its opener, and filmmakers hope to help push for diversity in South Korean cinemas as well. READ MORE

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  14. PiFan 2014: NAFF Focuses on Emerging Thai Filmmakers, China Co-Productions

    7:10 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The South Korean genre film project market presents six Thai features and thematic forums on transmedia storytelling and co-productions with China. READ MORE

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  15. Thai Action Director Panna Rittikrai Dies at 53

    3:07 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The fight choreographer, mentor of such action stars as Tony Jaa and director of "Ong Bak 2" and "Born to Fight," suffered from liver disease. READ MORE

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  16. PiFan Fest: 25-Year-Old Film Resonates Amid Current Anti-China Protests

    1:37 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    At the South Korean genre film festival, "Godzilla" from 1954 also strikes a chord with audiences concerned about nuclear disasters. READ MORE

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  17. China Bans 'The Vampire Diaries' Drink

    12:36 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The country's Food and Drug Administration takes issue with the fruit drinks made to look like blood and sold in blood bags. READ MORE

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  18. South Korea's Spackman Entertainment Group Attracts High Demand for IPO

    11:03 pm PDT 07/20/2014
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    All 69.44 million placement shares have been validly subscribed to raise about $14.55 million as of Friday, ahead of the film production group's Singapore listing beginning on July 22. READ MORE

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  19. Indian Youth TV Market Attracting Interest From International Production Companies

    4:18 am PDT 07/18/2014
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    BBC Worldwide is expanding its portfolio of localized youth programming with two new shows for MTV India, as the demographic attracts growing business from other players, such as the local offshoot of Endemol. READ MORE

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  20. Alibaba Hires China Film Group's No. 2 to Head New Movie Unit

    2:58 am PDT 07/18/2014
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    Sources close to China Film Group say Alibaba poached Zhang Qiang to run the e-commerce giant's new film production studio. READ MORE

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  21. South Korea's 2014 PiFan Kicks Off With German Thriller 'Stereo'

    3:33 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The 18th edition of Asia's largest genre film event raised its curtains Thursday with a star-studded opening ceremony and will show 210 works from 47 countries through July 27. READ MORE

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