Author: Caryn McCann

Where does a filmmaker look for investors? Besides your friendly banker and rich relatives – another option is crowdfunding.
BEATING THE CHINESE CENSORS - 4 STEPS This Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the British handover of Hong Kong to China. I was there. There was a bit of rain and a lot of hoopla. 500 Mainland troops (the PLA) marched across the border before midnight. Actually, they came across at 9PM - three hours earlier than (the public) expected.

THE 6 INGREDIENTS TO A SUCCESSFUL CO-PRO

Considering how much Chinese money poured into Hollywood lately - successful Chinese co-productions are paradoxically a rare thing. How do you crack the code of what will sell in China? And can those films also be a hit in the West? Is there a secret formula?