A Chinese judge apparently thought "I Am Not Madame Bovary" was nothing to laugh at, calling its plot an insult to her profession.
China-Hollywood enthusiasts gathered earlier this month in the Los Angeles area, where the American Film Market, the US-China Film Summit, and the 6th Annual International Co-Productions Screenings were buzzing about the impact of a new Film Industry Promotion Law that will be taking effect in March.
China’s long-awaited Film Promotion Law was enacted by the Standing Committee of the PRC National People’s Congress on November 7, 2016 and is set to take effect on March 1, 2017.
China's new film law surprises few, focusing more on official codification of existing regulations, and maintaining the status quo towards foreign film producers.
Registering a copyright in China is one thing. But will you be able to prove it if it’s challenged?
Can I just take my cast and crew a low-budget, independent movie to shoot in China without bothering with permits?
As China’s film industry continues to boom, shining as a bright spot in a largely troubled economy, the imperative for transparent governance will only grow.
A district court in Beijing has sentenced the CEO of QVOD, the company behind the now-defunct video-streaming application Kuaibo, to 42 months in prison and fined 1 million yuan (US$150,000).
In the thrilling conclusion of this three-part series, we discuss some of the things you can and should do if you are licensing content in China and wish to avoid an unpleasant copyright fate.
In the run-up to China’s joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, negotiators hit a wall over the number of international motion pictures China would allow inside its borders each year.