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  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Jackie Chan Among Stars Set to Shine at Shanghai Festival

    HONG KONG - The Shanghai International Film Festival (14-22 June) looks set to be a starry affair. Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Hayden Christensen, and Korean superstar Rain ("Speed Racer") will be on the festival's red carpet on opening night. The...
  • Thailand's military seizes power in coup, vows to restore stability

    Thailand’s military on Thursday seized power from a caretaker government, declaring that the takeover was necessary to end six months of political crisis and often violent protests. It was the 12th coup in Thailand in 84 years. The televised...
  • Cannes 2014: Opposites attract as the curtain rises on film festival

    The Festival de Cannes, a wise man once said, is not just impossible to describe to someone who hasn't been there, it's nearly impossible to describe to someone who has. And that's especially the case this year. Opening Wednesday night with the...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • Pictures in the News | May 30, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry yo to seven astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station...
  • Thailand's citizens react stoically as military launches coup

    Thailand's military on Thursday carried out the country's 12th coup in 82 years, arresting government and protest leaders in a move the army chief said would end six months of turmoil and deadly protests. Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, flanked by uniformed...
  • Media Activities Curtailed by Thailand's Military Coup

    The military coup in Thailand has dealt a direct blow to media and entertainment activities in the country. The coup was announced Thursday afternoon local time after months of political stalemate between a caretaker government and opposition parties...
  • Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute
    Supporters of Thailand's military junta are trying to hijack a gesture used by demonstrators opposed to last month's coup, saying the three-fingered salute signifies the ills of the deposed government, and not resistance to the takeover. The salute,...
  • When State Department alerts put travel plans in doubt

    Question: What if you have airline tickets to a country and near the departure date the State Department says this is a dangerous area to travel to? What are the chances of getting a change of destination? Refund? Credit to use tickets later? I'm speaking...
  • China's Enlight Media Makes Games Acquisition

    HONG KONG -- Beijing Enlight Media, the Chinese production and distribution company behind last year's "Lost In Thailand" (pictured) sensation, is to buy a stake in privately held Guangzhou Xianhai Internet Technology, an online games developer....