How TikTok’s Cross-Dressing Stars Turn Femininity Into a Joke

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
While the platform’s vloggers may appear to share intimate details of their lives to connect with fans and build an audience, it’d be more accurate to say that TikTok is a manufacturer of social sentiments. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures to Promote James Cameron’s ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ in China

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Tencent Pictures co-financed and co-produced Terminator: Dark Fate, which is a trilogy of stories. For its theatrical release in China, Tencent Pictures will provide marketing support. Read More

How Chinese Youth Are Finding Depth in the Two-Dimensional World

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Young Chinese may be dazzled by the color and lines of Japanese-influenced manga, anime, and games, but it’s the three-dimensional relationships that draw them in. Read More

Headlines from China: Top 50 Most-watched Chinese Films from 2011 to 2019

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Because price of a movie ticket varies, a film’s box office earnings can’t precisely reflect how many times the film has been viewed in theater. Read More

The Hurdles ‘The Wandering Earth’ Overcame to Become a Smash Hit

 /  Opinion  / 
What obstacles did the film overcome to win its success? Below are some of the hurdles “The Wandering Earth” had to surmount. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Favorite’ and ‘One Cut of the Dead’ Yanked from Beijing Film Festival

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Beijing International Film Festival updated its lineup today with 97 films. The Favourite and Japanese film One Cut of the Dead have been removed from the festival’s lineup. Read More

Bytedance Barred from Using WeChat User Information in Douyin, Duoshan

 /  News  / 
Tianjin Binhai New Area People’s Court issued a ruling on Wednesday to stop Bytedance from using user information taken from WeChat and QQ on two of its apps. Read More

Headlines from China: Is ‘More Than Blue’ Another Marketing Miracle Created by Douyin?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
While there is no doubt that the film is winning over Chinese audience because of its good production and compelling storytelling, many also attribute its box office success to Douyin. Read More

Green Book, a Tale of Friendship Thriving on China’s Big Screens

 /  News  / 
An American Jim Crow-era film focused on race relations has never hit China’s big screens before. 'Green Book' is the first of its kind, and Alibaba Pictures is leading the way in bringing this dialogue across borders. Read More

Chinese Long-form Video Content Creators Are Far from Dead

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
Short-form video has no doubt captured the marketing world for its appeal among China’s youth, but if a series of recent deals by Alibaba and Tencent are anything to go by, it’s not over yet for Chinese long-form video content creators. Read More

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