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Highest Honour for Yash Chopra

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Legendary Indian producer Yash Chopra was honoured in Mumbai last night by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) and FIAPF-International Federation of Film Producer’s Associations, who presented Mr...

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2009 TOKYO INT. FILM FESTIVAL – Day 4

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Tokyo film festival continued to surprise with what seems to be becoming the world’s least parochial film festival. Despite a wide selection of Japanese films to choose from,...

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2009 TOKYO INT. FILM FESTIVAL – Day 3

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THE WINNER IS… You sweat on your project, you have a zillion meetings and then, like some beauty contest runner-up you have to watch while someone else wins...

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2009 TOKYO INT. FILM FESTIVAL – Day 2

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MARKET VIEW Tokyo market looks quite healthy and makes a surprising contrast to the still slow Pusan market. I’m still running around the TIFFCOM booths and mostly finding...

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APSA Nominees to Screen on the Gold Coast

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In the lead up to the 2009 Asia Pacific Screen Awards, moviegoers to this year’s Nifsan Gold Coast Film Fantastic 2009 (GCFF) will have the opportunity to see...

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2009 TOKYO INT. FILM FESTIVAL – Day 1

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HEY LET’S START EARLY! Boundaries might be immutable in Japan, but they are negotiable. So it was that despite the fact that TIFFCOM (Tokyo International Film Festival’s Commercial...

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Chart-topping Japanese Star to Headline Asia Pacific Screen Awards

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Japan’s chart-topping R&B star, AI, has been selected as the headline performer for the third annual APSA ceremony, to be held on Australia’s Gold Coast on November 26....

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2009 APSA Nominees Announced: 37 Films from 16 Countries

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Samson & Delilah (Australia), Nanjing! Nanjing! (City of Life and Death, People’s Republic of China), Darbareye Elly (About Elly, Islamic Republic of Iran) Mei Lanfang (Forever Enthralled, People’s...

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APSA Wins ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ at the Australian Event Awards

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The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) has been announced as the winner of the Best Marketing Campaign in the 2009 Australian Event Awards in Sydney last night....

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2009 PUSAN INT. FILM FESTIVAL

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BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER The self-proclaimed hub of Asian Cinema is facing a critical year. A dip in favour corresponded with a dive in Korean Box Office,...

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APSA Unveils International Jury for 2009

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Eminent Chinese director, screenwriter and producer, Huang Jianxin, will head the International Jury for the third annual APSA....

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