Entertainment Expo Hong Kong

Now showing at a cinema near you - if you're lucky

The box office was up 12 per cent last year despite the dwindling number of cinemas. Photo: Warton Li

Struggling to get a ticket for the latest blockbuster? It could be because there are proportionately far fewer cinema seats here than there are in other cities in the region - such as Taipei, Singapore, Seoul, or Kuala Lumpur.

Monday, 18 March, 2013, 4:17am

HK's one-stop entertainment shop

A flood of well-coiffed celebrities, movie-makers and money men and women will be among the thousands of visitors to Hong Kong over the next month for Entertainment Expo, which opened yesterday.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Forum seeks investors in link with Dubai international festival

The Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) wants to work with a major film festival in Dubai in the hope of helping Asian filmmakers find investors in the Middle East.

The forum, which is one of the events under the umbrella of the annual Entertainment Expo that kicks off today, is in discussions with the Dubai International Film Festival on potential collaboration.

17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Australian film set to blaze Asian trail

Hong Kong might not seem the obvious place to sell a film about the issues facing a white family living in the Australian Outback, but actor Bryan Brown believes a good story has its own market.

21 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Expo may secure a happy ending for film industry

Good news for Hong Kong's beleaguered film industry might be rare, but the launch of the Entertainment Expo is a sign that something is going right.

22 Mar 2005 - 12:00am