Headlines from China: Huanxi Media Now Has 2 Million Paying Subscribers Thanks to ‘Lost in Russia’

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Chinese entertainment group Huanxi Media released a statement on March 5, saying that the company's streaming platform Huanxi Premium had a total of over 13 million active users between January and February this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Nearly 8,000 Performing Arts Events in March Were Cancelled in China

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Nearly 8,000 live-performance events across China have been canceled in March due to the coronavirus outbreak Read More

Headlines from China: Er Dong Pictures to Launch IPO in Hong Kong

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Founded by Chen Shuogang and Yang Fan in 2015, the company is known for its investments in several Chinese blockbusters such as My People My Country, Operations Red Sea, and Ip Man 4. Read More

Headlines from China: When Will Chinese Cinemas Open Again?

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This week, a wide range of industries in China from hotels and restaurants to retail businesses have resumed operations. This makes many in the film industry ask this question again: when will Chinese cinemas reopen? Read More

ByteDance-Owned TikTok Was World’s Most Downloaded Social Media App in January

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With 104.7 million downloads, TikTok became the world’s most downloaded social media app in January. The figure represented a 46% increase compared to the same month last year. Read More

Recap: 2020 Berlinale Sino-European Production Seminar

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Here is a recap of key topics that were discussed during the 6th Sino-European Production Seminar held on Wednesday, 26th February, jointly organized by the producers association Bridging the Dragon and the European Film Market. Read More

Headlines from China: Macao Ready to Re-open Movie Theaters on March 2

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The decision was made by the Macao government as the region has no new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection for 23 consecutive days. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Cinemas Will Not Open Anytime Soon

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On February 26, the Beijing city government released a guideline for business resumption of the film industry. However, at a conference held on February 27, it was clarified that the the guideline is for future use. The current conditions in Beijing are not ready for movie theaters to reopen or for film studios to resume productions yet. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba’s Youku to Produce China’s ‘Life in a Day’ 

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Alibaba-owned streaming site Youku is collaborating with MeDoc, a Shanghai-based documentary production company, to produce China's first crowdsourced documentary film about life in a day of coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Apple to Require Licenses for Games in China App Store

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Apple has sent a notice to developers requiring them to submit license numbers for paid games before Jun. 30 if they want to distribute in mainland China. Read More