Forbidden City Gets Celebrity Treatment for New Series

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China’s latest state-sanctioned attempt to imbue younger generations with culture is an unlikely mix of celebrities, ancient history, and cats. Read More

Headlines from China: Sony Pictures Imageworks to Animate Pearl Studio’s ‘Over The Moon’   

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China's Pearl Studio and Netflix jointly announced that Sony Pictures Imageworks was to animate upcoming feature Over The Moon, which is co-produced by the two companies and directed by Oscar-wining director Glen Keane. Read More

China Reacts to the Loss of Stan Lee

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The man behind characters such as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, and Black Panther was well-loved in China and there’s been an outpouring of sorrow on social media here, just as in his native US. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Talent Show ‘I am The Actor’ Getting American Remake

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This is the first time an original Chinese variety show gets an international remake. Read More

China Video Streaming — 10 Top Trends

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The pace of change is so rapid that it’s always hard to keep up with developments in China. Here’s what’s going on in video streaming in China right now. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures Announces A 20-Film Slate

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On November 9, Alibaba Pictures announced "Jin Cheng Co-production Program (锦橙合制计划)" to co-produce 20 films over the next five years. Read More

Declaration of Independent Films: China’s Arthouse Market

 /  Opinion  / 
How China’s film industry is maturing, diversifying, and embracing arthouse films. Read More

Douyin Claims to Have 400 million Monthly Active Users in China

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Looks like China’s obsession with short videos is not going away anytime soon. Douyin’s international version, Tik Tok, was the world’s most downloaded non-game app in iOS App Store in Q1 2018. Read More

Headlines from China: Passion Pays Off for Chinese “Fuerdai” Wang Sicong

 /  Headlines From China  / 
On November 3, Invictus Gaming (iG) took home the 2018 'League of Legends' World Championship. This put a spotlight on the Chinese esports team as well as its founder Wang Sicong. Read More

Pony Ma Says Tencent Is ‘Seriously Considering’ VR Enabled WeChat

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Tencent CEO Pony Ma said his company would “seriously consider” the possibility of a virtual reality (VR) backed WeChat, especially given the speedy communication 5G stands to bring to the internet. Read More

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