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Film and TV facilities group, Pinewood Studios has opened a Beijing representative office. It is to be headed by Amanda Halliday, who becomes senior VP, Pinewood China. The move comes in response to a growing demand in the flourishing Chinese film industry, for Pinewood’s services in the fields of studio …

This weekend brought the R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party to theatres, and the film will end the weekend having broken the box office record for the largest August opening ever for an animated film. It’s about time an original idea took one of the top spots at the box office, …

Korean film makers today said that they will call off their boycott of the Busan International Film Festival. The decision means that the 21st edition festival will go ahead in October, albeit on a smaller scale than in previous years. The move follows the acceptance on Friday (July 22) of …

Jackie Chan’s comedy action film “Skiptrace” jumped to a $60 million four day opening in China, where it bounced far ahead. The film released on Thursday (July 21) and charged off to a $14.7 million opening day. Over the Friday to Sunday period it took a further $44.0 million, according …

China’s media regulator Monday called for the country to accelerate the growth of competitive media conglomerates.The State Administration of Press Publication, Radio, Film and Television said that the integration of different media “falls short of central authorities’ requirement and public expectation,” and set a target of 2020 for improvement, reported …

Amazon Studios is taking its relationship with Woody Allen to the next level.The streaming giant, according to sources, is in negotiations to fully finance the director’s next film, the untitled Kate Winslet-Jim Belushi starrer. The Hollywood Reporter previously reported that Amazon was negotiating to distribute the movie, which co-stars Justin …