China’s Entertainment Sector Suffers Amid Coronavirus Epidemic

 /  Opinion  / 
Delayed release dates and stalled projects are likely to hurt the country’s TV and film industry like never before, insiders say. Read More

Predictions: Major Reshuffling of Theatrical Release Dates in China 2020

 /  Opinion  / 
Spring Festival is typically the most lucrative time slot in terms of theatrical release for China. 2020 has been an unfortunate exception due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read More

The Empty Consumerism of China’s ‘Queer Eye’ Clone

 /  Opinion  / 
What happens when you take the “queer” out of “Queer Eye”? Read More

How Li Ziqi Repackages Rural China For Urban Fantasies

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Conversations about the social media star tend to focus on her international popularity, but what do her Chinese fans see in her? Read More

China’s Filmmakers Fine-Tune Patriotism for a New Generation

 /  Opinion  / 
So-called main melody films are harmonizing the Communist Party’s political values with Hollywood production values. Read More

China Streaming or China Dreaming? The Outlook for Foreign VOD

 /  Opinion  / 
Things have changed a bit since we last touched on streaming trends, so let’s look at the outlook for 2020. Read More

Will China’s Animation Soon Beat the US and Japan In the Global Market?

 /  Animations  / 
Animated film 'Ne Zha' broke domestic box office records and earned US$700 million, but can Chinese animation studios beat current leaders US and Japan in the global market? Read More

LACFF Is an Energetic Showcase for the Future of Chinese Filmmaking

 /  Opinion  / 
Enlivened by students and emerging filmmakers, the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival taps into an appetite for China-Hollywood exchange outside of major co-productions. Read More

How ’90s Kids Are Redrawing the Boundaries of Chinese Animation

 /  Animations  / 
China’s millennials are all grown up. The country’s animation industry is finally starting. Read More