CAA, Bona Film Group Launch $150 Million Film Fund with ‘Midway’

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Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Bona Film Group will kick off a US$150 million film production fund with an investment in blockbuster director Roland Emmerich's upcoming "Midway," the two companies announced Friday. Read More

US Delegation to Renegotiate China Film Quota in August

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An American govenrment delegation will travel to Beijing in August to try to convince officials in China to allow more foreign films -- especially Hollywood films -- to be imported under revenue-sharing terms. Read More

Shanghai International Film Festival Announces Low-Voltage Jury

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The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), set for June 17-26, on Friday announced the jury for its Golden Goblet competition, a distinguished but somewhat less star-studded group than for April's Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Actor and Singer Leon Lai Directing Debut Feature ‘Wine War’

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Beijing-born Canto-cutie Leon Lai is no stranger to Chinese movies, but he's taking his first turn behind the camera, directing "Wine War," which opens Friday at local cinemas. Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Chinese Trailer, Set for June 2 Release

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An all-new trailer for "Wonder Woman" subtitled in Chinese has been released, ahead of the film's day-and-date release in China on June 2. Read More

Zhang Yimou Says China Needs to Produce Better Movies

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Chinese director Zhang Yimou sounded more like a government representative than an artist during an interview with CNBC Thursday, but admitted that the quality of China's films remains an issue. Read More

Salman Khan’s ‘Tubelight’ to Release in China June 25, Features Zhu Zhu

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Indian films and Chinese films shot in India continue to be a growing trend in China, although India's media remains more excited about the whole thing than Chinese audiences. Read More

Electronic Frontier Foundation Warns on New China Censorship Tool

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Software being used to enforce copyright claims in China can be used in other ways to violates users' privacy and tamp down dissent, with similar software being developed in the US, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said in a post on its website. Read More

China Sci-Fi Film ‘Reset’ Wins Award at Houston Festival

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Science fiction written and produced in China continues to get attention from both domestic and international audiences. Read More

Fan Bingbing Joins Cannes Jury, Makes Time Magazine List

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Fan Bingbing's fame and stature continue to increase, as one of the world's highest-paid film figures joins the 70th Cannes Film Festival jury, along with Hollywood star Will Smith, and Spanish film stalwart Pedro Almodovar. Read More

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