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Hong Kong Filmart: Streaming Giants Expected to Drive Sales and Industry Discussion

“The world has changed in the last two years, and the entertainment industry has changed enormously,” says Peggie Liu, associate director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the organizer of the Hong Kong Filmart. As is by now overwhelmingly familiar to the industry, arguably the biggest beneficiaries of the changes brought on by the […]

Hong Kong Filmart Puts on Brave Face for 3rd Virtual Edition Amid Local Omicron Wave

For the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, organizer of Asia’s largest content market, Filmart, the default mode in the pandemic era is to devise an array of contingency plans to ensure that the convention will proceed without a hitch no matter how the situation changes, Peggie Liu, associate director of the HKTDC, tells The Hollywood […]

‘The Adventures of Paddington’ Heading to China

StudioCanal has teamed with Shanghai Senyu Media on the animated kids' TV series, which will be present at Hong Kong's Filmart.

Filmart’s Second Online Industry Event Builds on Lessons From 2020

Asia's leading film and television market is building on the experience of pivoting to online in 2020 in response to the pandemic to deliver an event that offers all of the functions of an in-person trade show, plus data-enhanced targeted programming and promotion.

Hong Kong Filmart Kicks Off First-Ever Online Edition

Hong Kong's Filmart, Asia's largest film and television content market, on Wednesday kicked off its first-ever virtual edition amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

Hong Kong Film Festival, Filmart Content Market Both Postponed Due to Coronavirus Fears

Hong Kong Filmart and the Hong Kong International Film Festival have been postponed from March to August due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Thursday.

Filmart: Singapore’s Potocol, Aurora Media Seal Two-Year First-Look Deal

Singapore-based film companies Potocol and Aurora Media sealed a two-year first-look deal during the closing days of Hong Kong's Filmart.

Filmart: How Japanese Director Y?jir? Takita Overcame Culture Shock with Chinese-language ‘Silence of Smoke’

The Oscar-winning ‘Departures’ helmer Yojiro Takita co-wrote and directed Chinese-language drama 'Silence of Smoke' about a family of cake makers wrestling with a generational divide.

Filmart: Streamer Viu Targets Increased Social Media Engagement With Travel Challenge Show ‘No Sleep No FOMO’

The program invites viewers to help celebrities as they race to complete a range of around-the-clock challenges in major cities within 60 hours and without rest.

Nicolas Cage to Star in Sci-Fi Martial Arts Movie ‘Jiu Jitsu’

Nicolas Cage is set to star in writer-director-producer Dimitri Logothetis’ sci-fi martial arts movie 'Jiu Jitsu.'

Filmart: iQiyi’s Tim Gong Yu on Netflix, Expanding Globally and Why the Chinese Market is “Unpredictable”

The tech and entertainment tycoon offers a post-mortem on his company's partnership with the U.S. streaming giant and how the somewhat battered state of China's film industry is actually boosting his company's core business.

Filmart: Donnie Yen Joins Benny Chan’s Cop Thriller ‘Raging Fire’

Hong Kong action superstar Donnie Yen is set to play a cop who mentors Nicholas Tse in director Benny Chan’s 'Raging Fire,' to be produced by Emperor Motion Pictures.