• IQiyi International Unveils First Philippines Series, More Korean Originals

    13 days ago - By Variety

    Following a recent pact with Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN, streaming platform iQiyi International has revealed its first Filipino original series. At Busan's Asian Contents & Film Market it is also launching four originals from South Korea, and others from Thailand and Malaysia. The streamer is the overseas offshoot of NASDAQ-listed Chinese streaming firm iQiyi. Based in...
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  • Taiwanese Cinema Makes Its Mark at Busan International Film Festival

    13 days ago - By Variety

    Despite being shrouded in the shadow of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan's film industry has continued to thrive in 2021. This is thanks to precautions being taken on a local level, enabling a diverse array of new works to blossom. The industry's continued productivity is evident in the number of Taiwanese films that are screening...
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  • Busan's On Screen Streaming Section Pitched as Natural Extension of Film Festival

    13 days ago - By Variety

    As film festivals the world over explore the crossover between feature film and television, Netflix original series “Hellbound” and ”My Name” and HBO Asia's “Forbidden” are being given house room in Busan's newly-created On Screen sidebar section. “There is a sweet spot between the film and TV industries and we're keenly exploring that. It's challenging...
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