Headlines from China: 14th FIRST International Film Festival Announces Main Competition Nominations

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On Monday, the much-anticipated 14th FIRST International Film Festival announced the list of 2020 nominations for its main competition. Since the submission portal opened last December,  the festival has received a total of 895 applications, which was narrowed down to 643 valid applications after the pre-selection, including 100 feature films, 73 documentaries, and 470 short films. Read More

Headlines from China: Global Film Industry’s Reopening Postponed Again

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Out of an abundance of concerns amid the second spike in COVID-19 cases, Hollywood has decided to postpone again the theatrical release of the much-anticipated ‘Mulan’ and ‘Tenet’ until August 21st and August 12th respectively. Read More

Headlines from China: The One International Women’s Film Festival Opens “Work in Progress” Unit, Calls for Entries

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The One International Women’s Film Festival is the first and only women-themed film festival officially approved by Chinese government. Held in Chengdu, China in September every year, ONEIWFF supports independent female filmmakers and focuses on women’s topics and development of feminism. Read More

Headlines from China: Coloroom Pictures’ CEO Left Position to Become CEO of October Media

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Yi Qiao, the CEO of Coloroom Pictures, is leaving the company for another executive position at October Media—the animation studio behind the 2018 groundbreaking 3D animation film “Monkey King: Hero Is Back”. Read More

Headlines from China: 2020’s Film Industry Begins With FIRST International Film Festival?

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For many young Chinese filmmakers, 2020 is a time fraught with difficulties and frustrations. Amidst all the uncertainties, FIRST International Film Festival shines a beam of light into the industry troubled by the continuing theater shutdown. Read More

Headlines from China: Unravel the Successful Formula of IQiyi’s ‘Light On Theater’ Initiative

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The fast growing popularity of “The Bad Kids”, a suspenseful drama series that makes headlines and generates wide discussions on the Internet, marks another successful release of Chinese streaming giant iQiyi’s “Light On Theater” initiative. Read More

Headlines from China: New Animation Film ‘New Gods: Nezha Reborn’ Eyes 2020 Release

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New Gods: Nezha Reborn, a new animation film from Light Chaser Animation—the same studio behind the 2019 well-received animation film White Snake, is eyeing a 2020 release. Read More

Headlines from China: 4th Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival Calls For Scripts And Film Projects

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Funded my Chinese leading auteur Jia Zhangke, the fourth edition of Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival just opened the “Pingyao Project Promotion” section, calling for filmmakers to submit their scripts and film projects for review. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Aims to Become Biggest Shareholder of IQiyi

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According to Reuters, Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talking with video streaming rival iQiyi in order to become its biggest shareholder. Read More

Headlines from China: Mango TV’s Stock Price Rose to a Historical High, How Good Is the Reality Show ‘Sisters Who Brave Winds and Waves’?

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Following the debut of the much-anticipated reality show “Sisters Who Brave Winds and Waves”, the stock price of Mango TV’s mother company Mango Excellent Media rose by nearly 9% on Friday and another 7% on Monday. Read More

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