Headlines from China: Chinese Novelist and Director Pema Tseden’s New Film “Balloon” Sets Release Date

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Chinese director Pema Tseden’s award-winning film “Balloon” has secured a November 20 release. The film, written and directed by Pema Tseden, depicts a humanistic story about the clash of modern and traditional values in the rural area of Tibet. Read More

Headlines from China: Korean War Is Next Theme of Chinese Film Industry

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It is no doubt that the Korean war will be the next major theme for the Chinese film industry. Distributors of four Korean War films made a joint announcement on last Friday that marks the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) army entering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to help in the war to resist U.S. aggression. Read More

Headlines from China: 4th Pingyao International Film Festival Revealed Winners

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The competition section of Pingyao International Film Festival unveiled winners on Friday. The fourth edition of the festival award top prizes to Russia’s Philipp Yuryev, Serbia’s Ivan Ilkic, and Chinese directors Li Dongmei and Wang Jing. Read More

Headlines from China: Watched by Over 68 Million Subscribers, iQIYI’s ‘Mist Theater’ Wraps Up 2020 Edition

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On Wednesday, Chinese streaming firm iQiyi published a wrap-up report about its 2020 hit “Mist Theater”, a content library consisted of five original suspense dramas that generated over 460 trending topics in total on Chinese social media platform Weibo this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Based on Box Office Mojo’s Data, China’s Box Office Just Surpassed That of North America for the First Time in History

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According to boxoffice mojo's data, as of midnight October 15, Chinese film market has generated a total amount of 12.95 billion yuan ($1.93 billion) in 2020, surpassing North America ($1.925 billion) to become the largest film market in the world in terms of box office revenue. Read More

Headlines from China: What’s Next for Chinese Film Market After National Day Holiday?

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With Chinese films grossing nearly 4 billion yuan ($592 million) during the eight-day National Day holiday, studios have announced a raft of new projects and release dates for several finished blockbusters. Read More

Headlines from China: Two China’s Biggest Games Streaming Firms DouYu and Huya Enter Into Merger Agreement

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Huya and DouYu, two China’s largest games streaming companies have entered into a merger agreement that was initiated by Tencent. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Film Market Generates $581 Million During National Day Holiday

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According to box office tracker platform Lighthouse, the Chinese film market generated a whopping sum of 3.95 billion yuan ($581 million) during the eight-day National Day Holiday, significantly tightening the year box office gap between itself and the North America market. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Booms During the Country’s ‘Golden Week’

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Following the reopening of cinemas for China's eight-day National Day holidays, the Chinese mainland film industry has almost recovered to the pre-pandemic level. Read More

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