The Death of Chinese Independent Cinema?

 /  Opinion  / 
Is independent cinema in China dead? Chinese indies have been in a cat-and-mouse game with the authorities since their beginnings in the 1990s. Read More

International Co-production of Chinese Documentary Development

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
In the past few years, China’s growth has attracted global attention and international co-production of Chinese documentaries have increased in the international market. Read More

Hollywood, China, and Big Data

 /  Opinion  / 
China will only become more sophisticated in its collection and use of big data and companies going into China will need to keep pace or else they’ll just be rolling the dice. At least in the film business, the stakes are too high to accept those odds. Read More

Film as Soft Power and Hard Currency: The Sino-Hollywood Courtship

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
The old global hierarchies of developed and developing countries have been destabilized as emerging powers such as China compete with the reigning power, the United States, for global influence, and the European Union struggles to keep it together. Read More

China Box Office Audit Results Are In – Now What?

 /  Box Office  / 
This is essentially how the studios feel about their relationship with Chinese movie theaters – full of underreported revenue and unhappiness, and they hope it never ends. Read More

‘Little Fresh Meat’ Actors Making Waves in China’s Film Scene?

 /  Opinion  / 
A series of misfiring films starring good-looking young pin-ups suggest it may be time for nation’s entertainment bosses to rethink industry’s strategy. Read More

Building the Industry Behind China’s Unbelievable TV Shows

 /  Opinion  / 
China’s television industry is a billion-dollar business, especially with the explosive growth of online streaming sites. Read More

Please Allow Me to Dislike ‘Wolf Warriors II’

 /  Opinion  / 
Last week a prominent Chinese film critic was slammed on social media for daring to criticize box office smash hit “Wolf Warrior II”, but what exactly was her critique? Read More

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ and the Future of Imported Films in China

 /  Opinion  / 
Hollywood is in the midst of negotiating the terms of foreign films’ market access to China. This movie – this particular movie – couldn’t have come at a better time for China. Read More