Headlines from China: Hollywood’s Localization in China: What Works, What Doesn’t

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This article analyzes four major strategies Hollywood often uses to localize films for the Chinese market. Find out what works and what doesn't. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Three Body Problem’ is Better Off with Amazon? 

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After the Financial Times reported that Amazon might develop and produce three seasons of episodes based on Chinese sci-fi novel The Three Body Problem, Chinese netizens and sci-fi fans have been expressing their joy over such possibility. Read More

Headlines from China: Filmmaker Wong Jing Raged at Video Platforms at Hong Kong FilMart

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After listening to presentations by executives from iQiyi and Qi Shu Youyu, Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Jing was full of rage and accused the platforms of streaming web films that employed Hong Kong film IPs without permission. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Top 100, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

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In this article, WeChat media account yiqipaidianying lists China box office top 100 from 2008 up to today with adjustment for ticket price inflation. This time, it's James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar that tops the chart. Number two is last year's box office smash hit Wolf Warrior 2. Read More

Headlines from China: Publicity Department of Communist Party to Oversee China’s Film Sector

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On March 20 (Beijing Time), a government restructure plan is approved by China's congress. According to this plan, the Publicity Department of the Communist Part of China will oversee China's film sector. Read More

Headlines from China: The Disappearance of Female Leads in China’s Box Office Hits

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Since Wolf Warrior 2 was crowned king of the Chinese box office last year, female characters in China's box office hits become less and less memorable. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing International Film Festival Announces Partial Lineup

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The 8th Beijing International Film Festival just announced the first batch of films to be screened this year at the festival. Award season favorites, such as Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, and The Disaster Artist, appeared on the list. Read More

Headlines from China: Short Video is A Trendy Pastime in China, Survey Shows

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At the beginning of 2018, several apps that allow users to make, share, and watch short videos quickly gained popularity in China. Currently, making and watching short videos on these apps has become the new trendy pastime among Chinese youngsters. Read More

Headlines from China: Sun Hongbin Resigns as Leshi Chairman

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Sun Hongbin will step down as the Chairman of Leshi, the listed arm of the troubled LeEco. Liu Shuqing, the current General Manager of LeShi, is appointed as interim chairwoman. Read More

Headlines from China: China to Eliminate SAPPRFT as Part of Government Restructure

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China will abolish the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and form a new media regulatory body under closer control of the State Council. Read More