Film Business Asia

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Film Business Asia
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OwnerPatrick Frater and Stephen Cremin
Current statusInactive (2015)

Film Business Asia was a film trade magazine based in Hong Kong. [1] The magazine was created in 2010 [1] by Patrick Frater, former journalist for Variety , The Hollywood Reporter , and Screen International and Stephen Cremin, co-founder of the London Pan-Asian Film Festival. [2] The magazine specifically focused on the film development and news of the Asia-Pacific region, as well as reviews. Its chief-film-critic was Derek Elley, former resident critic at Variety. [3] In 2011, the magazine launched the Asian Film Database, boasting information on over 45,000 films in the Asia-Pacific regions [4] It was operated by Film Business Asia Limited.


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