Headlines from China: Beijing Film Bureau Offers Another 20 Million Yuan Subsidies to Theaters In Need

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Beijing will offer a total of 20 million yuan ($2.9 million) in subsidies to 232 movie theaters hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, authorities said on Wednesday. The subsidies will favor small to mid-sized businesses with each cinema eligible for up to 500 thousand yuan, depending on their relative box office earnings in 2019. Read More

Headlines from China: Online Voting Opens for China’s 35th Hundred Flowers Film Awards

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Online voting has opened for Chinese audiences to nominate candidates for the 35th Hundred Flowers Awards, a top film award held once every two years in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Liu Cixin’s Science-fiction Novel ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Will Be Adapted Into a Live-action TV Series

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Streaming giant Tencent Video recently announced a list of several dozen new series to be released on the platform in the near future. Among these upcoming series, the adaptation of Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning science-fiction novel “The Three-Body Problem” has caught wide attention as the memory of a failed film adaptation of the trilogy is still fresh. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Years Later, ‘Interstellar’’s Rerun Reaped Another Biggest Single-day Gross in China

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Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” had another blast in China with its re-release grossing $2.85 million on the past Sunday, making it the biggest single-day and highest “opening” day gross since Chinese cinemas resumed operations on July 20. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-Wai’s New Series ‘Blossoms Shanghai’ Drops A First-look Poster

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While a movie is still in the works, the TV adaptation of the multi-award-winning novel “Blossoms”—“Blossoms Shanghai” has just announced a full shooting schedule and dropped a first-look poster that features actor Hu Ge as the leading character. Read More

Video Streamer iQiyi Eyeing Southeast Asian, Middle East Expansion, Executive Says

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Chinese video streaming giant iQiyi is deepening localization in Southeast Asia with plans to establish local teams in East Asia and the Middle East in future. Read More

Headlines from China: Golden Rooster Film Festival 2020 Opens Application Portal for New Film Projects

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China’s top film festival Golden Rooster Film Festival just dropped a poster themed “Gravity” and launched its 2020 “Film Projects” section, calling for applications of new film projects to compete in this year’s festival. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Box Office Tops 100 Million Yuan in First Reopening Week

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According to Lighthouse Data, a box office tracker and entertainment big data platform, there were about 416,600 screenings arranged across the country in the first week of cinema reopening, and the total gross of all films reaches 109.39 million yuan, which means a 4.17 million admissions in total. Read More

Headlines from China: The 10th Beijing International Film Festival Announces Opening Date

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The organizing committee of the Beijing International Film Festival announced yesterday that the 10th edition of the festival will be held from August 22 to 29. Read More

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