Headlines from China: A Short History of China’s Summer “Hollywood Blackout”

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This year, 15 foreign films were released in Chinese theaters between June and August. It remains to be seen if the "summer blackout" will be eliminated for good or reappear next year. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Co-produce ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Sequel

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Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners announced that A Dog's Journey, the sequel to the 2017 family drama film A Dog's Purpose, is now in production. Alibaba Pictures, which formed a strategic partnership with Amblin Partners in 2016, will co-finance and co-produce the film. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Box Office Hits Enter Golden Horse Awards

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A leaked list shows that several box office hits from mainland China have been selected into this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese “Oscars.” Read More

Headlines from China: Peppa Pig Wins Copyright Case at Hangzhou Court of The Internet

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Peppa Pig wins the first production copyright infringement case at the Hangzhou Court of The Internet, which was established one year ago to handle internet-related disputes in China. Read More

Headlines from China: 132 Chinese Entertainment Companies Received Investments From BAT

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Many entertainment startup founders believe that if their companies continue to do well in China, they will likely end up being acquired by or receiving investments from Baidu, Alibaba or Tencent (BAT). Read More

Headlines from China: Late Summer China Box Office Forecast

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Twenty films have been confirmed to release in Chinese theaters between now and October 1. Local box office analysts took a look at the twenty films and forecast their opening weekend earnings and overall box office performances. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Animated Film ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Released on Netflix

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Duck Duck Goose, an animated film produced by Chinese studio Original Force, has recently been released on Netflix to audiences in over 20 countries. Read More

Headlines from China: Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Set for August 28 China Release

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Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" and 2016 American biographical film "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" have scored China releases. Read More

Headlines from China: A Short History of Tencent Pictures

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As Tencent Pictures turns three, we take a look at what this company has achieved over the past three years. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Delivers Drop in Profit and Growth in Online Video in Q2

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On August 15, Chinese tech giant Tencent released the company's unaudited Q2 financial report. According to the report, the company saw significant growth in Q2 with total revenue up 30% year-on-year to $10.7 billion. However, net profit dropped 2% to $2.7 billion. Read More