Headlines from China: ‘Weathering with You’ Slated for IMAX Release in China

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The Makoto Shinkai film, setting to release on November 1, 2019, will be the first Japanese animated feature that gets IMAX releases in China. Read More

Cult-like Restaurant Exposes China’s Appetite for Ponzi Schemes

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Filmmaker Zhou Mingying discusses his surreal encounter with an authoritarian restaurateur while making his documentary ‘The Land of Peach Blossoms.’ The film premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) last year. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney and Viacom Form Partnerships with Chinese Firms in Content Productions

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The ties between Hollywood and China have never been stopped. Read More

Alibaba Tech and Services to Power Universal’s Beijing Resort

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Alibaba announced on Thursday a partnership with Universal Beijing Resort to help the American theme park conglomerate’s digital operations for its newest theme park scheduled to open in 2021. Read More

Headlines from China: These Five Genres of Hollywood Films Are Hard to Sell in China

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There is no doubt that Hollywood films have strong box office appeal to Chinese moviegoers. However, according to Mtime, there are five genres of Hollywood flicks that are usually hard to succeed at the Chinese box office. Read More

TikTok Hires Former US Congressmen to Review Content Policies Amid Scrutiny

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TikTok will hire two former US congressmen as part of an external team to review its content moderation policies, including child safety, hate speech, misinformation, and bullying. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Culture Buys Land to Build Film Town

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Beijing Culture will build a film town based on films produced by the company. The tourism spot will include shopping areas, hotels, film studios & theatres, theme parks and restaurants. Read More

The Chinese E-Publishers Making an Epic Journey to the West

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China’s online literature platforms aim to conquer the global market, but first they need to navigate a yawning culture gap. Read More

CBI News Wrap: Dip in Product Placements, E-commerce Livestreaming

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A total of 32 new dramas were released in September, but relatively few had product placements, perhaps because much of the content, focused on marking the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, had little commercial appeal. Read More

CBI Video: Philips Reveals the Emotional Turmoil of Chinese Men

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To mark the 80th anniversary of its electric shaver, Dutch conglomerate Philips created an emotional 20-minute film, “Chinese Men’s Truth or Dare," directed by Zhang Dapeng. Read More

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