Headlines from China: 11th China Film Directors’ Guild Awards Unveiled Winners

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China Film Directors’ Guild hosted an annual commendation ceremony in Beijing last Saturday and unveiled the winners for its 11th edition of guild awards. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai Moves Ahead With a Newly Scripted ‘Chungking Express’ Sequel

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News have surfaced on Chinese social media that Wong Kar-wai has written a sequel to his celebrated 1994 romance 'Chungking Express’ titled ‘Chungking Express 2020’. Read More

Headlines from China: iQIYI’s Successful Release of Another Suspense Drama for Its Highly-Acclaimed ‘Mister Theater’

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iQiyi’s fifth suspense drama in its highly-acclaimed “Mist Theater” series—“The Long Night” is making headlines again. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Mainland Box Office On Its Way to Surpass North America And Become World’s Largest Film Market

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Chinese experts predicted on Monday that the mainland box office is very likely to surpass its North American counterpart and become the world’s largest film market in 2020. Read More

Headlines from China: TikTok Deal is About to Close, ByteDance Plans US IPO For TikTok Global

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The Beijing-based Internet giant Bytedance, is planning to list TikTok Global—the joint venture set up in the latest TikTok deal, in U.S. stock market should its proposed deal be cleared by the U.S. government. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Inks Deal With England’s Premier League to Show Soccer Games in China

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After the contract dispute with Chinese local video streaming site PPTV forced the Premier League to quit the market for a while, the England’s prestigious soccer league finally signed a deal with Internet giant Tencent to play the rest of the season’s games on Tencent’s wide-ranging digital platforms including WeChat, QQ.com and Tencent Video. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Top Film Firm Huayi Brothers Reveals New Future Projects

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On Wednesday, China’s leading film company Huayi Brothers Media unveiled an attractive new list of future film projects. The list includes 18 film projects of various genres to be released between the rest of 2020 and 2021 by 19 renowned domestic and international directors. Read More

Headlines from China: Preparing for National Holiday, China to Raise Movie Theater Capacity to 75 Percent

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China will ease the pandemic safety measures and raise allowed movie theater viewer limit from 50% to 75% starting on September 25, according to the statement announced by China Film Distribution & Exhibition Association on Tuesday. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Box Office Hits 5 Billion Yuan Since Movie Theaters Reopening in July

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China’s total box office revenue has hit 5 million yuan (about 733 million US dollars) benchmark by Monday since theaters reopened on July 20 after months of closure. Epic war drama "The Eight Hundred," formally released on Aug. 21, contributed more than half of the total. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Director Chloe Zhao Takes Home Top Prize at Venice Film Festival

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Chinese-born director Chloe Zhao just received the Golden Lion award for her film “Nomadland” at the 77th Venice Film Festival. Since Sofia Coppola picked up the top prize in 2010, no other female director has taken home the prize in almost a decade’s time. Read More

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