Headlines from China: Tibetan Director Pema Tseden’s ‘Jinpa’ Awarded at Venice Film Festival

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The award ceremony of the 75th Venice Film Festival took place on September 8. Jinpa, a drama feature directed by Tibetan director Pema Tseden and produced by Wong Kar-wai, won Best Screenplay in the “Horizons” section. Read More

Headlines from China: Funding From Tencent, JD.com Boosts Leshi Stock 

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Since August 21, stock price of Leshi, which belongs to the troubled LeEco, has been doubled from 2.08 yuan per share to 4.15 yuan. Many industry insiders believe that the soaring Leshi stock was likely boosted by the funding raised by Leshi's new media unit from Tencent and JD.com. Read More

Headlines from China: CMC and Merlin Entertainments to Develop 2nd LEGOLAND in China

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CMC (China Media Capital) and Merlin Entertainments Group recently inked a deal with Sanya municipal government to develop a LEGOLAND Park & Resort in Sanya, which is located in China's Hainan province and known as a popular tourist destination. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Gossip Girl’ Getting Chinese Remake by iQiyi 

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Hit American teen drama series Gossip Girl is getting a remake in China by leading streaming site iQiyi and Sugarman Media. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Stops Revealing Viewing Figures

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iQiyi made such a change in order to prohibit unfair competitions. It’s an open secret that many marketers use fake views to trick the audience and algorithms that choose which content to display. Read More

Headlines from China: Game Companies Stumble As China’s Ministry of Education Recommends Fewer Game Approvals

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China's Ministry of Education is calling for fewer game approvals, as the state department believes that reducing the amount of time that children spend in front of screens will reduce the risk of myopia. Read More

Headlines from China: TFBoys’ Wang Yuan to Star in ‘xXx 4’ Alongside Vin Diesel

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Chinese actor Wang Yuan, who is also a member of China's hottest boy band TFBoys, will play a leading role in 'xXx 4' alongside Vin Diesel. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Story of Yanxi Palace’ is A Turning Point Says iQiyi CEO 

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This summer, the hottest show in China is the 70-episode drama series called Story of Yanxi Palace. The show was produced by and released on video platform iQiyi and garnered more than 14.5 billion views so far. Read More

Headlines from China: A Short History of China’s Summer “Hollywood Blackout”

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This year, 15 foreign films were released in Chinese theaters between June and August. It remains to be seen if the "summer blackout" will be eliminated for good or reappear next year. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Co-produce ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Sequel

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Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners announced that A Dog's Journey, the sequel to the 2017 family drama film A Dog's Purpose, is now in production. Alibaba Pictures, which formed a strategic partnership with Amblin Partners in 2016, will co-finance and co-produce the film. Read More

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