Chinese Director Says He’s ‘Truly Sorry’ for Sci-Fi Flop

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After the big-budget film ‘Shanghai Fortress’ tanked in theaters, netizens are wondering whether there will ever be new hope for the genre to live long and prosper in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Short-video Company Kuaishou Invests in China’s Quora

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Zhihu, a Chinese online Q&A service similar to Quora, raised $434 million from its F round of financing led by Tencent backed short-video company Kuaishou and Baidu. Tencent and Bytedance, two existing investors of Zhihu, invested in this round as well. Read More

Headlines from China: Is Live-streaming of Esports in Movie Theaters A Good Business?

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In countries like Europe, North America and Japan, movie theaters have been widely used to live broadcast concerts, sports and plays. In the U.K., live-broadcasting of opera and ballet has become a big source of income of cinemas. In China, the live-broadcasting of esports shows great potential. Read More

Headlines from China: Hong Kong Film Studios Cancels Participation in Golden Horse Awards

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After China's film bureau banned mainland Chinese films and filmmakers from participating in this year's Golden Horse Awards, several Hong Kong film studios also announced that they decided to cancel their participation in this year's Golden Horse in Taiwan. Read More

Designer Yang Li Heats Up the Global Film Series China Wave

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China Wave is the latest initiative by global video channel Nowness, highlighting a new breed of creative talent from China, including designer Yang Li. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Films and Filmmakers Banned from Participating in Golden Horse Awards

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China's Film Bureau has banned Chinese filmmakers and films from participating in this year's Taipei Golden Horse Awards. Read More

Headlines from China: Three Trends in China’s Gaming Sector

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Chinese gaming companies' overseas expansion, eSports and 5G cloud gaming are the three trends that emerged at this year's China Joy. Read More

Tencent Aims to Challenge Douyin with $1.5 Billion Investment in Kuaishou

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Tencent is in talks with short video app Kuaishou, known as Kwai in English, about investing between $1 billion and $1.5 billion in the platform. Details of a potential deal have already emerged on Chinese financial blog IPO Zaozhidao. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Gets One-Month Theatrical Extension in China

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It's announced today that Disney's musical drama film The Lion King has been given the permission to extend its theatrical run in China for one month to September 10. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Ne Zha’ Becomes China’s Highest-Grossing Animated Film of All Time

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"Ne Zha" has beaten Zootopia to become the highest grossing animated film of all time in the history of China box office. Read More

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