Foreign Films in China: How Does It Work?

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
If you’re a non-Chinese film producer (a foreign film producer from the Chinese perspective), and you hope to exhibit in China and add its robust market to your revenue picture, there are basically two different ways for that to happen. Read More

What’s The Deal With Mandarin and Cantonese?

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
One alphabet, one grammar: two languages. Read More

Why You Can’t Cast Richard Gere If You Want Your Film To Show In China

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Sexiest Man Alive Is Persona Non Grata In PRC   Say you’re producing a project that you hope can qualify as a US-Sino Co-Production. Or you have a strong, non-Chinese commercial project that you want China to accept as part of its import quota. Or you’re submitting a script to STX, or Paramount, or a Read More

‘Journey to the West’ — A Chinese Epic for Western Eyes

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Will Western audiences fail to engage with a story that celebrates Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist values? Or instead, could it be that “Journey to the West” is based on the same underlying narrative as the typical Hollywood blockbuster? Read More

INDUSTRY EVENTS

October 11 - October 26

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm

November 6 - November 13

November 7 - November 24

January 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm