Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai to Direct Amazon Drama Series

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Recently, Amazon announced a few upcoming projects, including a drama series called 'Tong Wars', which will be directed by acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. Read More

Headlines from China: How ‘Gintama’ Win Over Audiences While Most Manga Adaptations Fail to Do So

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Adapting manga into movies has been challenging, as manga fans are critical and hard to please. Read More

Headlines from China: The Market Segmentation of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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According to a report by a Beijing based research firm CC Smart, Chinese audiences born after 2000 prefer soft science fictions such as 'Transformers', while audiences born between 1970 and 1990 prefer hard science fictions that emphasize scientific accuracy. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Media Firm The One Injects Over $1 Billion to Build ‘IP Bank’

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Chinese media company The One will invest 8 billion yuan ($1.22 billion) to build an 'IP Bank', where the company manages its IP assets by connecting IPs with capital and talents, in order to ultimately maximize each IP's commercial potential. Read More

Headlines from China: Enlight Media Increases Eleven Percent Stake in Maoyan Culture

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According to an announcement made by Enlight Media on September 5 (Beijing Time), the company will acquire 11.11 percent stake in Tianjin Maoyan Culture Media, the operator of China's top online ticketing platform Maoyan.com. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Companies’ New Hollywood Approach

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With China's crackdown on investment into Hollywood, it seems that investing in foreign films and filmmakers instead of production studios is becoming a new trend. Read More

Headlines from China: Why China’s 110 Million Yuan for Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’  is Somehow Embarrassing 

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Disney/Pixar's 'Cars 3' has raked in 110 million yuan in China after one week in release, which doesn't look shabby if we don't mention the animation is produced by Pixar. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Company Cancels Acquisition Deal with Millennium Films

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Chinese company Recon Group officially drops an acquisition deal with Hollywood's Millennium Films, according to a report submitted to Shenzhen Stock Exchange by Recon. Read More

Headlines from China: Bilibili Taps Into Online Ticketing, Serving the ACG Sector

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Bilibili, a leading Chinese video sharing website themed around anime, manga, and games, recently launched online ticketing services on its website. Read More

Headlines from China: Venice VR Selection ‘The Dream Collector’ Set for September 13 Release

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Chinese VR animation 'The Dream Collector' is set to be released  on various online VR platforms worldwide on September 13, according to a recently released poster of the film. 'The Dream Collector' has been officially selected to compete in the Venice Film Festival's VR section. Read More