iQiyi to Include FilmNation Content in Its Lineup

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On-demand video streaming platform iQiyi (爱奇艺) has inked an exclusive three-year deal with American independent film production company FilmNation, granting it exclusive rights to all of FilmNation’s content in mainland China. Read More

Headlines from China: Industry Professionals Call for Refinement of Film Law

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This year’s May Day holiday season ended with two controversies making the headlines. Both cases indicate the chaotic state of film distribution in China and lead many industry professionals to call for refinement of the country's Film Law. Read More

Aaron Kwok to Play a Father in New Suspense Drama Announced at Cannes

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The feature length film, ‘June’, will be shot in New York and will also star Chinese actress Miao Miao, who became well known for her role in Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth.' Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Companies Explore International Market at Cannes

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While only few Chinese films will be screened as part of this year's Cannes Film Festival, an increasing number of Chinese companies come to the Cannes Film Market (Marché du Film) to explore international business opportunities. Read More

The Popular TV Shows Taking Chinese Soft Power Abroad

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Overseas episodes of much-loved programs are increasingly aligning with the national government’s development goals. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Smart Cinema App Give China Box Office A Big Push?

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Today, a new app called Smart Cinema is released in China. Using 2K technologies, the app allows users to purchase tickets to watch films that are currently in theater on their phone. The ticket sales will be counted as theatrical box office. Read More

Marvel’s First Chinese Superheroes Debut on NetEase Comics

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Chinese superheroes are finally joining the Marvel Universe. One year after NetEase and Marvel announced that they would co-develop new superheroes, the first issue of their two co-authored comics will be released on NetEase Comics May 9th and May 10th. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Cannes Opening Night

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While what celebrities wore at the Met Gala last night in New York is still a hot topic, anther red carpet visual feast is being presented on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. The 71st Cannes Film Festival officially raised its curtain today. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Young Karl Marx’ to Open in China on May 5 as Karl Marx Turns 200

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On May 4, The Young Karl Marx, a 2017 biography drama, history film about Karl Marx, had its China premiere and press conference in Beijing. Industry professionals as well as government officials attended the premiere event. Read More