China Film: Quota? What Quota?

 /  Opinion  / 
If you’re an independent producer, it’s a good time to be selling to China. Read More

3 Books to Read Before Your First China Trip

 /  Opinion  / 
What's THE book to read to better understand China or to get a better handle on China? Here are our recommendations. Read More

Why China’s Viral Video App Douyin is No Good for Luxury

 /  Opinion  / 
The app’s popularity has led many luxury brands to consider if they need to jump on the Douyin bandwagon. Despite its appeal, many argue the mainstream app is unable to meet the needs of a luxury brand. Here Jing Daily gives three reasons why. Read More

China Movie Stars and The Two-Contract Problem

 /  Legal  / 
Over the past couple weeks, the Chinese Internet has been abuzz with chatter about how Chinese movie stars allegedly underreport income via a dual-contract system in which only one contract is disclosed to the tax authorities. Read More

Contemporary Chinese Revolutionary Spy-themed TV Serials and Their Uses

 /  Opinion  / 
As a recognized TV drama subgenre, the revolutionary spy-themed TV serial is unique within the contemporary Chinese media-sphere. Read More

The New Filmmakers Redefining Chinese Independent Cinema

 /  Opinion  / 
Up-and-coming directors are eschewing epic documentaries about a changing society in favor of sensitive examinations of the self. Read More

Can Live Streaming Make Money? Takeaways from Huya’s May IPO

 /  Opinion  / 
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report shows that the economic benefits of game live streaming should not be underestimated. Read More

Entertainment Finance: Where Will the Money Come From?

 /  Money  / 
Entertainment finance has had its ups and downs, but with the industry going through a major change, how will financing methods and models evolve? Read More

Homosexuality, Social Media Activism and the Future of a Queer China

 /  Opinion  / 
A new policy of banning homosexuality related content announced by Sina Weibo has recently triggered heated public debates about LGBTQ rights; it also reveals the complex media landscape and power relations in China and raises the question of the future of a queer China. Read More