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Articles from March 2016

Amy Hobby, TFI Latin America Fund
Vice-president of Artist Programs at TFI, Amy Hobby, talks to Jeremy Kay about how the Institute helps film-makers realise their vision and works with regional storytellers to overcome their inferiority complex.Tell us about the origins of the fund and...
Anne Hamilton, 'American Fable'
American Fable takes place during the US farming crisis of the 1980s but, as Hamilton explains, its ongoing topicality speaks to the recent past and the possible future of American politics and society.What were the origins of this story?I'd had this...
Filmart 2016: HAF Profiles
THE LADY IMPROPERDir Tsang Tsui ShanProject's country of origin Hong Kong-ChinaHong Kong director Tsang Tsui Shan cooks up an erotic combination in The Lady Improper through food and sexuality. When her sexless marriage fails, a virgin sets out to revitalise...
Filmart 2016: Hot Titles - Hong Kong, China
As predicted, box office over the recent Chinese New Year holiday in mainland China threw up yet more records and superlatives. Ticket sales over the seven days of the holiday hit $581m, a weekly world record, and shortly afterwards, Stephen Chow's The...
Napster Co-Founder's First-Run Film Service Draws Fire
The plan by the Napster co-founder and music industry executive Prem Akkaraju is to charge customers $50 for a 48-hour rental of a film on the day it opens in theatres.Variety, which broke the story late last week, reported that access to the film would...
South Korea's Kakao, China's Huace Plot Five Comic Adaptations
South Korean mobile platform Kakao is partnering with leading Chinese film and TV media enterprise Huace Group to adapt five Daum Webtoon comic titles for the big screen in China.Launched in 2003, Kakao's Daum Webtoon platform has a reputation for running...
Zootopia' Stays Top in US on $51M
Combined with the $294.9m international running total, Zootopia has stormed to $438.9m worldwide. The Imax haul amounted to $3.1m from 376 screens in North America.Paramount thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane starring John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead...
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