Jackie Chan Receives Lifetime Achievement Oscar

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Jackie Chan received a Lifetime Achievement Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, making him the first Chinese actor to receive the award. Read More

China, Abu Dhabi Establish $300 Million Film Fund

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An Abu Dhabi channel will work with one of China's most influential media companies to produce films and train media personnel. Read More

High Voltage: Chinese Mining Firm Buys Hollywood Studio for $350 Million

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Copper firm Anhui Xinke New Materials is buying "The Hurt Locker" studio Voltage Pictures for $350 million. Read More

German Films Look for China Opportunities in Hollywood’s Shadow

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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. Read More

Four Million People Visit Shanghai Disney Resort in First Four Months

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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. Read More

Trump’s First China-Hollywood Challenge: Renegotiate the Film Quota

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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. Read More

Fan Bingbing Leaves WME for CAA, Joins Director Feng Xiaogang

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Fan Bingbing will join her "I Am Not Madame Bovary" director Feng Xiaogang at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), leaving William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Read More

‘Doctor Strange’ Wins China Weekend Box Office Easily

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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. Read More

China Adopts New Film Law, Will Impact Imports and Co-Productions

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China's new film law surprises few, focusing more on official codification of existing regulations, and maintaining the status quo towards foreign film producers. Read More

Jackie Chan Set for December, January China Releases

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"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. Read More

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