Hollywood Films Jockeying for 2017 China Releases

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With Hollywood films already exceeding the annual China import quota by six, movies are lining up early to get release dates in the first quarter of 2017. Read More

The CFI Guide to Film Production in China

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Welcome to the 10-part series of practical tips that will make up the China Film Insider (CFI) Guide to 10 Things to Know about Working in Film in China. Read More

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Becomes Sixth Film to Exceed 2016 Box Office Quota

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Mel Gibson's war epic "Hacksaw Ridge" (血战钢锯岭) has secured a theatrical release in China on Thursday, December 8, the latest Hollywood film to secure a slot in the last couple of months of 2016. Read More

‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ 3D China Release Pushed to 2017

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to Chinese theaters in a 3D re-release of Terminator 2: Judgment Day has been pushed back due to a crowded late 2016 slot and a lengthy conversion process. Read More

Wanda Seeks New Revenue through Mtime Merchandising

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A partnership between Wanda Cinemas and online film and ticketing site Mtime could use its large audience to begin pushing official merchandise sales to China's movie audience. Read More

Jackie Chan Receives Lifetime Achievement Oscar

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Jackie Chan received a Lifetime Achievement Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, making him the first Chinese actor to receive the award. Read More

China, Abu Dhabi Establish $300 Million Film Fund

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An Abu Dhabi channel will work with one of China's most influential media companies to produce films and train media personnel. Read More

High Voltage: Chinese Mining Firm Buys Hollywood Studio for $350 Million

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Copper firm Anhui Xinke New Materials is buying "The Hurt Locker" studio Voltage Pictures for $350 million. Read More

German Films Look for China Opportunities in Hollywood’s Shadow

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The fourth Festival of German Cinema opens Friday in Beijing, part of a three-city, 13-day showcase of films produced by German directors and studios that will also visit Chengdu and Shenzhen. Read More

Four Million People Visit Shanghai Disney Resort in First Four Months

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Disney's new Shanghai theme park saw four million visitors pass through its gates in its first four months, and the company's CEO sees the $5.5 billion project approaching break-even in 2017. Read More

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