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NBA Update: Bubbles, Jerseys and WojBombs

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The Bubble UpdateNBA players are settling into life in the Bubble. They receive...

Global Road Collapse Dampens U.S.-China Film Relations

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radiofacts.comThe bankruptcy of Donald Tang's Global Road Entertainment has Hollywood worried about the future of U.S.-China film industry relations, particularly over the possibilities for future Chinese financing of Hollywood films.Tang launched Global Road last October to great fanfare, promising to use the company to build bridges between Hollywood and the emerging Chinese film market and investors. Global Road's film operations were seized by creditors in August followed by major layoffs, and on September 6th its film division filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.The concern in Hollywood is that Global Road's fall may prefigure dim prospects for future investment and collaboration between Hollywood and China. Some mini-studios founded with Chinese start-up capital, like Bob Simonds' STX Entertainment and Jeff Robinov's Studio 8, are at particular threat if fallout spreads given their recent attempts to secure further financial support from China since April.STX, founded in 2014, has 14 films on the docket for 2019 alongside two co-productions in development with the Chinese internet giant Tencent and four more with Jack Ma's Alibaba Pictures. Studio 8, also founded in 2014, has released just two films in four years, both of which facing difficulties. Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, their first release, earned $30.9 million on a budget of $40 million, while their second release Alpha opened to $10.3 million.The successes of STX speak well to continued collaboration possibilities between China and the U.S., but Global Road's misfortunes and Studio 8's comparably limited takeoff nonetheless dampen the Hollywood optimism of even a year ago. The actual impact of Global Road's collapse remains to be seen.
The First All-in-One Wearable Computer Is Coming!

The First All-in-One Wearable Computer Is Coming!

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Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The iish is getting real in the world of technology. We may soon be on our way to the Matrix....
2013 International CES Issues Call for Speakers

2013 International CES Issues Call for Speakers

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Radio Facts: The International CES ® today announced its "Call for Speakers" for the 2013 International CES ®, the world's most important technology event,...

GLOBAL SURVEY: U.S. NOW #1 IN CHARITABLE GIVING, RISING FROM FIFTH PLACE

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Radio Facts: GLOBAL SURVEY: U.S. NOW #1 IN CHARITABLE GIVING, RISING FROM FIFTH PLACEThe United States now ranks the highest in terms of charity...
Tim Hardaway Attempting to Repair his image

Tim Hardaway Attempting to Repair his image

Radio Facts: I sincerely doubt Tim will have much luck. It's almost comical to see black male stars fight so hard NOT to say...

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