Free Time in Smaller Cities behind Rapid Growth in China’s Entertainment Market

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
These young souls are not as tempted by the urban glamor as many would expect, and part of it might be because the country’s tech giants have kept them well entertained and contented. Read More

The Rise of China’s Pan-Entertainment Industry: A Conversation with Creation Venture Partners

 /  Money  / 
The 34-year-old investor is the founding partner of Creation Venture Partners, a three-year-old Chinese venture firm focused on investing in the so-called “pan-entertainment” industry. Read More

How This Chinese Video Company is Thriving on Youth-generated Content

 /  Technology  / 
Did Bilibili, who now holds not only content copyrights but also the government green light, cross the political line like its competitor did? One would need to inspect all of the missing content to find out. Read More

An HTML5 Animation Made by China’s Official Party Paper Went Viral

 /  News  / 
Central Kitchen (中央厨房), a media hub affiliate to the Communist Party’s official paper People’s Daily, launched a 104-second video campaign, which has taken the country’s social media by storm. Read More

Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

 /  News  / 
Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

Chinese Youngsters’ Favorite Streaming Site Bilibili Plans for IPO in New York

 /  News  / 
Chinese video streaming platform Bilibili is on course for an IPO in New York that could raise at least $200 million. Read More

Alibaba Announces Live Entertainment Business Group

 /  News  / 
Alibaba announced the founding of its live entertainment business group to step up in ticketing, content creation, and live experience. Read More

Why Chinese Companies Hire Celebrities as Executives

 /  News  / 
The trend of celebrity joining companies as executives comes as a response to circumvent the newly amended China Advertising Law. Read More

With IPO Plans, China’s Hipster Movie Review Site Turns Pragmatic

 /  News  / 
A leaked internal email that the company's founder and CEO, Yang Bo, sent to his employees called for the company to make a 'pragmatic' pivot. Read More

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