Influence of China’s Box Office on Films with Chinese Story Elements

Hong Kong, March 13, 2018 – A new study shows a direct correlation between the growth of the mainland Chinese box office and films that avoid negative Chinese story elements, including depiction of Chinese villains. Read more

Hong Kong Stories for a Global Audience

The golden age of Hong Kong cinema is long gone, and few doubt it will ever return. Cantonese cinema flourished in the 1950s, when Hong Kong had the third largest film industry in the world behind India and the US. Read more

Dawn on Sunset Boulevard

Dawn, a satire of Eastern European/Soviet propaganda films, has been selected as an official entry for best foreign language film for the Oscars. Official Oscar screenings will take place in Beverly Hills, CA, on November 6, 16, 28 and December 2.

Asian Film Market in Korea

Dragon Horse Films will be at the Asian Film Market in Busan, South Korea, Oct. 8-11. Visit us at booth E23 to check out our latest titles, including Dawn, Midlife and House of Mermaids. A market screening for Virtually Dead will be at 3.30pm on Oct. 8.

Distrify Media VOD deal

Glasgow-based VOD platform Distrify Media has picked up four Dragon Horse Films titles for licensing in various territories, including Korea, Hong Kong and China – where it has a joint venture with Future TV. The titles are Love Stalk, The Last Act, Betel Nut Girl and Wan Chai Baby.