Headlines from China: When Will Chinese Cinemas Open Again?

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This week, a wide range of industries in China from hotels and restaurants to retail businesses have resumed operations. This makes many in the film industry ask this question again: when will Chinese cinemas reopen? Read More

Headlines from China: Macao Ready to Re-open Movie Theaters on March 2

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The decision was made by the Macao government as the region has no new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection for 23 consecutive days. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Cinemas Will Not Open Anytime Soon

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On February 26, the Beijing city government released a guideline for business resumption of the film industry. However, at a conference held on February 27, it was clarified that the the guideline is for future use. The current conditions in Beijing are not ready for movie theaters to reopen or for film studios to resume productions yet. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba’s Youku to Produce China’s ‘Life in a Day’ 

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Alibaba-owned streaming site Youku is collaborating with MeDoc, a Shanghai-based documentary production company, to produce China's first crowdsourced documentary film about life in a day of coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai TV Festival Will Take Place as Scheduled

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The 26th Shanghai Television Festival (STVF) will be held as planned between June 8 -12, according to an official statement on STVF's Weibo. Read More

Headlines from China: Coronavirus Continues to Impact Hollywood 

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In addition to box office loss, the spreading of the virus on a global scale will likely affect the productions of many new movies this year. Chinese entertainment companies as well as Hollywood firms with close ties with China will take a strong hit. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Cinemas Are Selling Snacks Online to Make Up for Box Office Loss

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Some film exhibitors have been selling discounted snacks and souvenirs online in order to clear out their inventories as well as to make up for box office loss. Read More

Headlines from China: Box Office Prediction-Six Hollywood Studios’ 2020 Performance in China

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As of today, a total of 12 Hollywood films have to reschedule their China releases previously scheduled between last December and this April. These titles may be the first batch to enter Chinese multiplexes when movie theaters gradually re-open Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Movie Theaters Have No Movies to Show

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Starting from February 20, Chinese cinemas will have no movies to show even if government-ordered shutdown is going to an end in some regions. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai’s Jet Tone Films to Handle International Sales of ‘Ennio: The Maestro’

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Ennio: The Maestro, an upcoming documentary film about musician Ennio Morricone directed by Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore, is now in post-production for a 2020 release. Read More