Posts Tagged ‘news’

Sony Q1 Earnings Triple as Movies Division Returns to Loss

July 30, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Profits tripled in the first quarter at Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony. But the motion pictures division moved into loss.

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DreamWorks Animation Launches TV Channel In Thailand

July 29, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

DreamWorks Channel is the company's first linear TV offering anywhere in the world.

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China Stock Markets Crash Again, Some Media Firms Spared

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Some media stocks were spared as Chinese share markets crashed by more than 8% on Monday, their biggest one day fall since 2007.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Assassination’ Shoots Top Spot

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Star-studded period action drama “Assassination” hit its target and achieved the highest scoring opening this year by a Korean film.

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Australia’s Ten Network Hires Paul Anderson As Sixth CEO In Five Years

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Australia’s troubled free-to-air TV broadcaster Ten Network has appointed Paul Anderson as its sixth CEO in five years.

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Tokyo Festival to Showcase Iconic ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’

July 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Iconic Japanese robot-themed animation Mobile Suit Gundam will be given pride of place this year at October’s edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival

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China’s Regulators Target Reality Shows in Latest TV Cleanup

July 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China’s media regulators have openly criticized the country’s TV content and unveiled tougher rules for reality TV shows.

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Nikkei Sees Global, Digital Expansion at Core of $1.3 Billion Financial Times Deal

July 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Nikkei Inc. sees acquisition as major step in the internationalization and digitization strategy that it has already been pursuing.

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Cate Blanchett to Direct TV Series ‘Stateless’

July 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Cate Blanchett is to develop and direct an Australian series, “Stateless,” her first move into high end TV.

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China Box Office Records Smashed by ‘Monster Hunt’ and ‘Pancake Man’

July 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Multiple records tumbled at the Chinese box office where local films grossed some $180 million over the weekend.

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