Headlines from China: The Disappearance of Female Leads in China’s Box Office Hits

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Since Wolf Warrior 2 was crowned king of the Chinese box office last year, female characters in China's box office hits become less and less memorable. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing International Film Festival Announces Partial Lineup

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The 8th Beijing International Film Festival just announced the first batch of films to be screened this year at the festival. Award season favorites, such as Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, and The Disaster Artist, appeared on the list. Read More

Headlines from China: Short Video is A Trendy Pastime in China, Survey Shows

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At the beginning of 2018, several apps that allow users to make, share, and watch short videos quickly gained popularity in China. Currently, making and watching short videos on these apps has become the new trendy pastime among Chinese youngsters. Read More

Headlines from China: Sun Hongbin Resigns as Leshi Chairman

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Sun Hongbin will step down as the Chairman of Leshi, the listed arm of the troubled LeEco. Liu Shuqing, the current General Manager of LeShi, is appointed as interim chairwoman. Read More

Headlines from China: China to Eliminate SAPPRFT as Part of Government Restructure

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China will abolish the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and form a new media regulatory body under closer control of the State Council. Read More

Headlines from China: Which Provinces in China Love Foreign Films the Most? 

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Along with the development of China's film industry and Chinese moviegoers' ever-changing tastes, foreign films overall perform better and better in China over the past three years. But which provinces in China love foreign films the most? Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Buddy Love’ The Key To Winning Box Office In China

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“Buddy Love,” a screenwriting technique first mentioned in screenwriter Blake Snyder’s book Save The Cat, has been seen employed in many top-grossing Chinese films, most recently, Detective Chinatown 2 and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Headlines from China: Indian-Chinese Co-production Makes Economic Sense Says Chinese Official

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After "Dangal" became a smash hit last year, "Secret Superstar" blazes new trail for Indian cinema in China as the first revenue-sharing import. What’s on the horizon is the first Indian-Chinese co-production "The Zookeeper," which will be directed by the director of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" Kabir Khan. Read More

Headlines From China: Frances McDormand To Collaborate With Chinese Director Chloe Zhao

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Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand has announced at the 33rd annual Independent Spirit Awards that she will be working with director Chloe Zhao in a future film. Read More

Headlines From China: Cultural And Entertainment Industry Trends In 2018

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With China’s "two sessions," the annual meetings of the national legislature and the top political advisory body opening in Beijing, and showbiz veterans attending the meetings, a few trends have emerged that will likely affect the Chinese cultural and entertainment industry this year. Read More

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