Headlines From China: Feng Xiaogang’s Scenes Deleted from Jia Zhangke’s ‘Ash Is Purest White’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The theatrical screening permit of "Ash Is Purest White" shows that its total running time is 136 minutes, which is 6 minutes shorter than the version screened at Cannes Film Festival. Scenes that star Chinese director and actor Feng Xiaogang have been eliminated from the film. Read More

A History of China’s TV Matchmaking

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From flashy hosts to fake romance, the evolving format of China’s televised dating shows reflect changing attitudes toward dating and marriage. Read More

Headlines from China: The “Unlucky” Talent Television & Film Co.

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There were times when Talent Television and Film Co. gained tremendous attention, resources, and ultimately revenues because of its close collaborations with A-listers. Today, however, this model is taking a toll on the company. Read More

iQiyi Launches Short Video app Targeting The Elderly

 /  News  / 
Baidu-owned video streaming platform iQiyi is taking the massively popular short video format and targetting a previously untapped segment of the market: the elderly. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Be The End of Ticket Price Subsidy in China?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
China's film authorities will introduce new regulations on October 1, banning ticket price subsidy through online ticketing platforms, according to unnamed online sources. Read More

Mandatory Educational TV Show Gets Low Marks

 /  News  / 
As the nation’s top broadcaster, CCTV charges advertisers as much as 100,000 yuan ($14,600) for every five seconds of weekend evening prime time. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At Major Online Sports Channels in China

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Over the past few years, China's online sports networks experienced ups and downs. Boosted by the 2018 World Cup,  investors seem to have regained interest in this area. Read More

China’s State News Agency Mocks ‘Sissy Pants’ Male Idols

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State news agency’s editorial board says China will never become the nation it aspires to be as long as it indulges feminized masculinity. Read More

Daniel Zhang: The New Face of Alibaba

 /  News  / 
Jack Ma lauds his successor as a ‘next-generation leader,’ but many say Zhang has big shoes to fill. Read More

Headlines from China: Tibetan Director Pema Tseden’s ‘Jinpa’ Awarded at Venice Film Festival

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The award ceremony of the 75th Venice Film Festival took place on September 8. Jinpa, a drama feature directed by Tibetan director Pema Tseden and produced by Wong Kar-wai, won Best Screenplay in the “Horizons” section. Read More

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