Is Shanghai’s Film Industry in Terminal Decline?

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The Shanghai International Film Festival is in full swing, welcoming filmmakers and moviegoers from across the world. Yet in the last few years, the festival’s continued presence has posed a slightly embarrassing question to the city’s residents: Will Shanghai’s film industry rise again? Read More

How China’s ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Give Luxury Brands a Big Boost

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At the 2017 annual result briefing for French cosmetics company L’Occitane on June 12, Andre Hoffmann, the president of the company’s Asia-Pacific region, said the company experienced double-digit growth in China in 2017, with net sales up 11 percent from the prior year. Their Tmall sales saw a staggering 49 percent gain, and drove the company’s overall excellent performance in the country. Read More

‘Baby Driver’ Passes Chinese Censorship

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Sony Picture’s "Baby Driver," the jukebox musical-action-crime-comedy film written and directed by Edgar Wright, has been approved to show in Chinese cinemas, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date is yet to be announced. Read More

China Turns out in Force at Sunny Side of the Doc

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Chinese broadcasters are making their imprint on this week's Sunny Side of the Doc, with one of the largest delegations at the annual event in La Rochelle, France. Read More

Wanda And Tencent Team Up To Develop IP

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Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese real estate giant Dalian Wanda, is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to develop intellectual property (IP) across a range of platforms. Read More

China Movie Ticketing Service Maoyan Plans IPO: CEO

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Maoyan, China’s market-leading mobile ticketing service, is planning to go public, according to Wang Changtian, the founder, and chairman of Enlight Media, which controls the popular app. Read More

TCB in RMB: Great Wall Buys Gu Changwei’s Premiere Age

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Some big deals in film and television in our weekly wrap of China entertainment investment and M&A activity. Read More

Legal Protections for Sports Broadcasts in China Conference, Beijing, June 23

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On Friday June 23, in collaboration with the National Copyright Administration of China, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will be putting on a one-day conference on legal protections for sports broadcasts. Read More

Mulberry Taps Yang Mi’s Star Power as It Expands in China

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With just a one percent rise in like-for-like sales, the British luxury leather brand failed to capitalize on the revival in Chinese consumer spending. Read More

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Film Society Lincoln Center

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Dallas