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Hong Kong Film Festival’s Opening Movie Canceled Due to Suspected Censorship

The festival said Philip Yung's gangster thriller 'Where the Wind Blows' has been dropped from the lineup due to unspecified "technical reasons," which has become a common industry euphemism for…

‘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…

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. 

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: Bangladeshi Filmmaker Documents the Plight of the Rohingya People: “A Tragedy With a Very Human Face”

Documentary director Abid Hossain Khan's debut feature 'Belonging' is told from the perspective of a six-year-old girl as she searches for her missing family in the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps…

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…

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.

Filmart: Channeling Martin Scorsese for a Modern-Day Malaysian Crime Epic (Q&A)

Director Zahir Omar and star Sunny Pang discuss their thriller 'Fly by Night,' capturing contemporary Kuala Lumpur onscreen and embracing diversity in the Asian film sector (just don't get Pang…