Headlines from China: Can Tencent Beat Netflix in Southeast Asia? 

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In Southeast Asia where smartphone is used by a large percentage of the population, the region also becomes a battleground for video streaming platforms, including Netflix and China's Tencent. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Eight Hundred’ Cancels July 5 Release After Pulled from SIFF

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Huayi Brothers' war epic The Eight Hundred cancels its July 5 theatrical release. A new release date is yet to be decided Read More

Headlines from China: Zhang Zhao Steps Down as Chairman and CEO of Le Vision Pictures

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Le Vision Pictures (or Le Chuang Entertainment) chairman and CEO Zhang Zhao has stepped down from his position, according to an official announcement. His role will be taken over by the president of Sunac Culture Sun Zhe. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Gets One-month Theatrical Extension

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It's announced today that Legendary Pictures Godzilla: King of the Monsters has been granted a month-long theatrical extension in China. The film opened in Chinese theaters on May 31 and has raked in RMB 884 million so far. Read More

Headlines from China: The Potential Impact of 5G on Film Promotion and Distribution 

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On June 18, over 400 industry executives and experts got together in Shanghai at the CinemaS2019 to discuss the reformation and innovation of Chinese film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Promotes ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ with An Interactive Trailer

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After a successful theatrical run in China through the country's National Alliance of Arthouse Cinemas, award-winning American documentary Bohemian Rhapsody was just released on Chinese streaming platform iQiyi. Read More

Headlines from China: Japan’s Obsession with China’s Three Kingdoms Period

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Recently, a news caught many people's attention that Gintama Director Yûichi Fukuda will write and direct a film about China's three Kingdoms period. This is not the first time Japan shows great interest in China's three Kingdoms period. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Lion King’ to Open in China One Week Before U.S.? 

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According to online sources, Disney's upcoming musical drama film The Lion King has scored a July 12 China release, which is one week before its North American release. Read More

Headlines from China: A Short History of Entertainment Analytics Firms in China

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Over the past ten years, Chinese entertainment analytics firms have seen rapid growth along with the rapid development of the country's film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba’s Streaming Platform Youku to Further Invest in Internet Movies

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After several years of rapid growth, web movies are seeing a new turning point in 2019. On June 12,  Shanghai International Film Festival Internet Summit officially hosted a forum on the new content strategies, models and marketing of web movies. Read More

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