STX Entertainment CEO Hints at IPO

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STX Entertainment, the Hollywood start-up studio backed by Chinese investors, could be headed for an IPO to help the company expand more aggressively in the near future. Read More

China’s Censors Tighten Oversight Of Online Video Sector

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Chinese regulators are tightening their oversight of online video, requiring video streaming content to pass through the same censorship process as traditional media. Read More

‘Pokémon’ To Hit Chinese Cinema Screens For The First Time In 20 Years

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Pokémon, the iconic Japanese animation franchise with a global following, looks set to hit Chinese cinema screens for the first time in 20 years as relations between China and Japan continue to thaw. Read More

Fan Bingbing Calls On Chinese Filmmakers To Support Arthouse Cinemas

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing called on Chinese filmmakers to become more actively engaged in building a domestic arthouse cinema scene in the world’s second-largest entertainment market. Read More

Qiu Yang Becomes First Chinese Director To Win Short Film Palme d’Or

 /  News  / 
Director Qiu Yang became the first Chinese filmmaker to win the prestigious Palme d’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival awards on Sunday. Read More

Local China Producer Begs Exhibitors to Fend off ‘Pirates’

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Increased competition from foreign films is starting to rankle local filmmakers, with one prominent producer pleading with exhibitors to not “let local films die at the starting line." Read More

‘Lost City of Z’ Trims Runtime to Take on ‘Wonder Woman’

 /  News  / 
Amazon Studios/Bleecker Street’s "The Lost City of Z" has had a quarter of its run time slashed in order to screen in China, the world’s second largest entertainment market. Read More

At Cannes, Jia Zhangke Calls for Relaxation of Chinese Film Law

 /  Legal  / 
China's leading auteur director Jia Zhangke has called on his fellow filmmakers to continue to push for changes to the country’s new film law to ensure independent films make it onto the international stage. Read More

‘Lion’ Set for June 23 China Release

 /  News  / 
The Weinstein Company’s "Lion" has scored a Friday, June 23, release date in China — seven months after its North American debut. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Producers Sued for Alleged Copyright Breaches

 /  News  / 
The filmmakers behind "Wolf Warriors 2," the sequel to the 2015 action hit, are under fire on at least two fronts, just a day after the launch of its international trailer. Read More

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