Headlines From China: Slow Box Office Before Chinese New Year

 /  Box Office  / 
Neither Huge Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, nor high-budget Chinese film Till the End of the World can save the pre-Chinese New Year box office in China. Read More

Alibaba Acquires Stake in Wanda Film as the Entertainment Conglomerate Scales Back on Debt

 /  Money  / 
The acquisition will make Alibaba the second-largest shareholder of Wanda’s film group, with Wanda still controlling a 48.1% stake in the company. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

 /  Box Office  / 
Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More

Are the Good Times Over? Video Site AcFun Goes Offline (Again)

 /  Animations  / 
First and formerly foremost ACG (anime, comic, games) video site, AcFun, has gone offline again following rumors that it was struggling to pay the bills. Read More

Headlines from China: Oriental DreamWorks to be Wholly Owned by CMC and Rebranded as Pearl Studio 

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It's announced today that CMC (China Media Capital) will officially take full ownership of Oriental DreamWorks and rebrand it as Pearl Studio. Read More

Headlines from China: CAA China Launches Branding and Entertainment Marketing Divisions

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Today, CAA China announces the launch of a branding division and an entertainment marketing division. The company launches the two new divisions to further enhance its leadership position as an entertainment and sports talent agency in the greater China region. Read More

Headlines From China: Ticketing Firm Tao Piaopiao Dominates Chinese Film Distribution

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Alibaba’s online ticketing service Taopiaopiao has distributed films with a total box office earning of 15.4 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2017, having contributed to the distribution of 22 films. Read More

Headlines From China: Sohu CEO Zhang Chaoyang: 2017 A Year Of Transition For Online Videos

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Zhang defined 2017 as a year of transition for online videos; Sohu has created 20 high-quality productions in last year and aims to top that number in 2018. Read More

Headlines From China: Perfect World To Transfer $262 Million Worth Of Cinema Businesses 

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Researchers believe that the rising number of cinema screens has exceeded the actual demand, while online video platforms see continued growth in the number of users. Focusing on content-based products will likely make Perfect World more competitive. Read More

BuzzFeed Partners With Chinese News Aggregator Toutiao

 /  News  / 
News aggregator Jinri Toutiao has tied the knot with American media outlet BuzzFeed, reaching an agreement to share the latter’s video content on its platform. Read More

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