Four Things to Watch in China’s Film Industry

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China’s film market has become one of the two major drivers of global box office growth in recent years, but if strong growth is to continue its local industry will need more confidence, patience, and professional workers, market watchers say. Read More

Headlines from China: Can Tencent Beat Netflix in Southeast Asia? 

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In Southeast Asia where smartphone is used by a large percentage of the population, the region also becomes a battleground for video streaming platforms, including Netflix and China's Tencent. Read More

Will Tech Giants and “Internet Films” Save China’s Film Industry from Capital Winter?

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Will tax scandals, increased censorship, and investment woes result in a shift away from traditional film and toward online content? Read More

YY Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Note Offering as It Eyes Global Expansion

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Chinese live-streaming social media company YY on Monday announced that it has raised a total of $1 billion in a convertible senior notes offering, according to an announcement, as it seeks to fund expansion into overseas markets. Read More

Headlines from China: Zhang Zhao Steps Down as Chairman and CEO of Le Vision Pictures

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Le Vision Pictures (or Le Chuang Entertainment) chairman and CEO Zhang Zhao has stepped down from his position, according to an official announcement. His role will be taken over by the president of Sunac Culture Sun Zhe. Read More

New Sci-Fi Series Has Fans Asking, Can ‘Three-Body’ Be Filmed?

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Liu Cixin’s best known work is getting a television adaptation. So why aren’t more fans celebrating? Read More

As China’s Movie Industry Slumps, Executives Debate Its Future

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At a recent panel at the Chinese Film Industry Summit in Shanghai, several industry bigwigs, including the heads of Shanghai Film Group Co. Ltd., China Film Group Corp., Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd. and Beijing Enlight Media Co. Ltd., discussed how to get the business back on track. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Gets One-month Theatrical Extension

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It's announced today that Legendary Pictures Godzilla: King of the Monsters has been granted a month-long theatrical extension in China. The film opened in Chinese theaters on May 31 and has raked in RMB 884 million so far. Read More

US to overtake China as the world’s largest gaming market: report

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China will reclaim its position as the largest gaming market by revenue in 2020. Read More

Headlines from China: The Potential Impact of 5G on Film Promotion and Distribution 

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On June 18, over 400 industry executives and experts got together in Shanghai at the CinemaS2019 to discuss the reformation and innovation of Chinese film industry. Read More