Headlines from China: Road Pictures CEO Talks About Acquisition Strategies at Cannes 

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Road Pictures acquired China rights to Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Palme d’Or-wining "Shoplifters" as well as Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki's "Caprenaum" at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard University

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On May 24, Harvard University awarded seven honorary degrees on its commencement day. Among the seven recipients, famed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai received Doctor's degree in Arts. This makes Wong the first Asian filmmaker who receives such an honor from Harvard. Read More

Headlines from China: Wang Xiaohui Named Head of China Film Bureau 

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It was announced on May 24 (Beijing Time) that Wang Xiaohui had been named Head of China Film Bureau. Previously a government agency, the Film Bureau became a part of the publicity department of the communist party in March this year as a part of China's government restructuring. Read More

Headlines from China: Can The Three-Body Cosmos Rival The Marvel Universe?

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It was announced at the recent Asia-Pacific Science Fiction Convention that two upcoming comic books will be published at the end of this year as part of The Three-Body Cosmos series, which is co-developed by Youzu Interactive and Future Affairs Administration (FAA). Read More

Headlines from China: Mini Web Series is The New Black in China

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Several years ago, web series was still considered an inferior content format compared with film and TV shows. Today, it's considered as the most commercially viable format for online video content in China. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Hasn’t Passed The Chinese Censorship

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20th Century Fox, which has successfully released several R-rated films in China in the past, hasn’t managed to make "Deadpool 2" pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Releases Q1 2018 Financial Report

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This week, Tencent released the company's Q1 2018 financial report. According to the report, the company's total revenue during the reporting period was 73.53 Billion ($11.53 Billion), a 48 percent jump compared to the same period last year. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi to Take Over Baidu’s Online Ticketing Business

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Today, iQiyi announced that the company would take over Baidu Nuomi’s movie ticketing business. iQiyi believes that it’s valuable to integrate movie ticketing with its existing streaming services in order to build an ecosystem. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ Set to Release on July 13

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Hidden Man, an upcoming Chinese film directed by Jiang Wen, has scored a July 13 China release. Following Let The Bullets Fly and Alma de Sant Pere, Hidden Man is Jaing Wen’s third film that is set in the Republic of China. Read More

Headlines from China: Italian Director Cristiano Bortone to Adapt Yan Geling’s ‘The Secret Talker’ 

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It's announced at the 71st Cannes Film Festival that Italian director Cristiano Bortone will direct Chinese writer Yan Geling's novel "The Secret Talker." Bortone will start shooting the film in 2019 with a Chinese actress playing the female lead and an American actor playing the male lead. Read More

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