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  • 'Like Father, Like Son' Wins Asia Pacific Festival Awards

    HONG KONG - Japanese film "Like Father Like Son" was named as the best film at the Asia Pacific Film Festival awards ceremony in Macau. The picture, about the families of two boys who were swapped at birth, also won best director for Kore' eda Hirokazu....
  • NCIS agent pleads guilty in bribery scandal, may get 20-year sentence

    SAN DIEGO -- A Naval Criminal Investigative Service senior agent pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of bribery in a contracting scandal involving U.S. ships in the Asia-Pacific region. The two counts could lead to a sentence of 20 years in prison....
  • In Building an Entertainment Biz, Ecuador Plays by the Script

    Ecuador is experiencing a mini production boom, churning out four to five pics a year compared with one every two years before 2007, and one every four years before 1999. Local hits such as Sebastian Cordero's "Pescador" (2011) and the country's foreign...
  • Red Arrow Strikes Deals on Reality Shows with 40 Countries

    LONDON -- Red Arrow Intl.'s has inked deals for shows on its reality slate with buyers in more than 40 countries. ViaSat has secured rights to magazine program "How It Works" for Russia, Poland, Ukraine and 32 other territories. The show looks at how the...
  • Gifts: 11 really cool food presents under $20

    Gifts: 11 really cool food presents under $20
    Not all great gifts have to cost a fortune. In fact, some of the best can be downright cheap. Here's a selection of wonderful presents almost any food lover would be happy to find under their tree or even in their stocking. Tamis Essentially nothing...
  • Sailors home from the sea in time for Christmas

    Sailors home from the sea in time for Christmas
    SAN DIEGO — As the Navy ship Freedom passed under the Coronado Bay Bridge and came into view of the families gathered Monday at Naval Base San Diego, Gina Smith sighed with relief and anticipation. "Yes," she said. "It's over. It's really over."...
  • ATF, ScreenSingapore Line Up Top Speakers

    LOS ANGELES -- Senior executives from South Korea's SK Planet and CJ Entertainment and film makers Shekhar Kapur (pictured) and Anthony Chen are among the key speakers at four days of conferences to be held in Singapore in December as part of the Asia...
  • A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race

     A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race
    A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
  • 'Snowpiercer' Backer Spackman Seeks Singapore IPO

    HONG KONG -- Canadian-backed Korean film investor Spackman Entertainment Group is to seek a stock-market listing in Singapore. The company has appointed Singapore investment firm PrimePartners Corporate Finance as advisor in the run up to the flotation...
  • Mumbai Fest Crowns 'Jaula de Ora,' 'Powerless'

    HONG KONG - The Mexican film "La Jaula de Oro" was named as the best international film at the close of the 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival on Thursday. The Silver Gateway of India trophy was awarded to "Fandry," directed by Nagraj Manjule...
  • Extra-Marital Dating Site Told Not To Swing Into Singapore

    Singapore's Media Development Authority has banned extra-marital dating website Ashley Madison. It said that its content is objectionable. The Canadian-owned site, which promotes itself with the tagline "Life is short, have an affair," was established by...
  • CBS Pacts with RTL Group for Asian Channels

    CBS Corp. is pushing into the Southeast Asian TV market in a pact with RTL Group to launch two entertainment channels in more than two dozen fast-growing territories. The first of the channels, dubbed RTL CBS Entertainment, is set to launch in September....