Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures’ CEO Takes Over China Literature Limited

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On Monday, China Literature Limited announced replacement changes to its management team. Mr. Wu Wenhui and Mr. Liang Xiaodong, currently the Co-Chief Executive Officers have decided to step down from their positions. Read More

Tencent’s China Literature $1.1 Billion IPO Speaks Volumes About Value of IP in China

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In China, a whole new industry chain surrounding online literature IPs is taking form and now involves music, games, TV dramas, and movie production. Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have all entered the battle to compete for the best IPs. Read More

Headlines From China: Market Watchdog Fines 3 Top Firms for Anti-Trust Breach

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China’s top market watchdog on Monday slapped administrative penalties on three leading companies for failure to notify concentration of undertakings in advance, which violated the country's anti-monopoly law. Alibaba Investment Limited, Tencent-owned China Literature Limited, and Hive-box Technology Company. Read More

Headlines From China: HIFF: Forum on Online Novel and Film Scripts Adaption Held in Sanya

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A forum about online literature and movie adaptation was held in Sanya on Sunday during the ongoing third Hainan Island International Film Festival(HIIFF). Many writers and editors in the online literature field attended the forum. Read More

Headlines From China: Gen Z Favorite Bilibili Moves Further Into Content Commerce

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Highlighting the brand opportunities on Bilibili, the platform recently published its inaugural “China-Z 100” list, a selection of the top 100 domestic products targeted at consumers under the age of 30. Read More

Not Just Trending Videos, ByteDance Invests in E-Literature Firm IReader

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ByteDance is further expanding into the e-book market with a sizable investment in one of China’s largest digital literature companies. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s Ambitious Plans to Create Its Own ‘Content Universe’

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Internet giant Tencent hosted a news conference earlier this week and announced its annual pipeline of 2021 ilm and television works. Edward Cheng, vice-president of Tencent, said that the company is looking to forge a comprehensive content ecosystem in the next five years, covering intellectual property creations, content production and content distribution. Read More

Headlines from China: 14th FIRST International Film Festival Announced 2020 Festival Ambassadors

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On Monday, the much-anticipated FIRST International Film Festival announced its 2020 film ambassadors. On this star-studded list, we see a lot of young people’s favorite faces, including the rising actor Jackson Yee, actor Huang Xuan and actor/singer Jing Boran. Read More

Headlines from China: Cannes Film Market Sets China Event ‘Bridging The Dragon’, Focuses On Global Business Reopen

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The 2020 edition of “Bridging the Dragon”, an initiative operated by Sino-European Producers Association in Cannes’ Marche du Film every year, announced its speakers line-up today. Studiocanal's CEO Anna Marsh and Bona Film's VP Jeffrey Chan are among the invited speakers. Read More

China’s Web Fiction Writers Strike Over Copyright Confusion

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Fearing new leadership in their publishing group could lead to reduced rights and incomes, thousands of online authors protested by not updating their serialized novels. Read More

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