Headlines from China: Hainan Island Festival Launches Industry Section H!Market

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The 2nd Hainan Island International Film Festival officially opens a new industry section named H!Market. It will become a permanent section of the Festival along with the competition, screening and pitch sections. Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai Launches 24-Hour Movie Theaters

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On July 15, a launch ceremony for the first two 24-hour movie theaters took place in Shanghai. The two movie theaters that are approved by the Shanghai municipal government to operate after mid-night are the Grand Theater and the Cathay Theater. Read More

Live-streaming Platform Inke Acquires Social App Jimu for $85 Million

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Live-streaming platform Inke announced on Sunday that it acquired interest-based social app Jimu for $85 million. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Animation Studio and Theme Park Giant Fanta Wild to Launch IPO

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Fanta Wild, a Chinese entertainment group considered by some as China's Disney, is planning to launch IPO. Read More

Chinese Celeb Promoting ‘Lion King’ Is No Simba, Critics Say

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A popular Chinese singer has triggered debate in the country over his connection to this year’s remake of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” Read More

Headlines from China: Why Are Chinese Audiences Not Into Musical Movies?

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China has become the world's second largest film market, yet there hasn't been a musical movie having achieved significant box office success in China. Read More

Maoyan, Tencent Move Further into Entertainment as Movie-goers Wane

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The partnership highlights Maoyan’s determination to expand beyond its core movie ticketing business. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Tencent Lose NBA’s China Broadcasting Rights Next Season?

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The NBA finals just took place last month and Chinese sports streaming giants have started fighting for its next season's broadcasting rights in China. Read More

Douyu Moves Listing from NYSE to Nasdaq

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Game live-streaming platform Douyu has switched its IPO to the Nasdaq Global Select Market from the New York Stock Exchange, according to the company’s SEC filing on Monday. Read More