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China, Abu Dhabi Establish $300 Million Film Fund

An Abu Dhabi channel will work with one of China's most influential media companies to produce films and train media personnel.
By |November 14th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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High Voltage: Chinese Mining Firm Buys Hollywood Studio for $350 Million

Copper firm Anhui Xinke New Materials is buying "The Hurt Locker" studio Voltage Pictures for $350 million.
By |November 14th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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German Films Look for China Opportunities in Hollywood’s Shadow

The fourth Festival of German Cinema opens Friday in Beijing, part of a three-city, 13-day showcase of films produced by German directors and studios that will also visit Chengdu and Shenzhen.
By |November 11th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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Four Million People Visit Shanghai Disney Resort in First Four Months

Disney's new Shanghai theme park saw four million visitors pass through its gates in its first four months, and the company's CEO sees the $5.5 billion project approaching break-even in 2017.
By |November 10th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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Trump’s First China-Hollywood Challenge: Renegotiate the Film Quota

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's administration will face its first challenge that will directly impact the China-Hollywood relationship when China's current film importation quota of 34 per year is likely to be renegotiated in February, 2017.
By |November 10th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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Fan Bingbing Leaves WME for CAA, Joins Director Feng Xiaogang

Fan Bingbing will join her "I Am Not Madame Bovary" director Feng Xiaogang at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), leaving William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.
By |November 8th, 2016|Featured Stories, News, People|
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‘Doctor Strange’ Wins China Weekend Box Office Easily

The expectedly strong box office performance of "Doctor Strange" took in almost US$45 million in its first three days, as China Film Insider predicted.
By |November 8th, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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China Adopts New Film Law, Will Impact Imports and Co-Productions

China's new film law surprises few, focusing more on official codification of existing regulations, and maintaining the status quo towards foreign film producers.
By |November 7th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Jackie Chan Set for December, January China Releases

"Skiptrace" star Jackie Chan will appear in two new films in December and January, respectively, while shooting on "Viy 2," co-starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, continues.
By |November 3rd, 2016|Featured Stories, News|
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Ang Lee Predicts ‘Huge’ China Box Office, but Maybe Not for Him

The "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" director sees China's box office overtaking the US, but his own record in the China market has been mixed.
By |October 31st, 2016|Featured Stories, People|