Sealing the Deal: CFI Interview with Entertainment Attorney Tom Ara

 /  Legal  / 
CFI recently sat down with US-Asia Institute Trustee and seasoned entertainment attorney Tom Ara and gained valuable insights on the role he plays in industry transactions between the U.S. and China Read More

Cannes Winner Qiu Yang on the Outsize Impact of Small-Town Stories

 /  People  / 
"I'm hoping to tell stories that will echo with everyday Chinese lives, so a small town with nothing special is the perfect place to tell them" Read More

Q&A: Director Hao Wu on Coming Out in a Chinese Family

 /  People  / 
Through intimate interviews with his parents, sister, and extended family, the viewers learn how Wu’s coming out affected his family, and of their traditional expectations for their only son. Read More

Cai Xukun and Yang Mi Remain the Top Celebrities in China in April: R3

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
The April R3 Celebrity Index revealed that Chinese boyband member Cai Xukun and actress Yang Mi were the most-buzzed-about stars in China last month. Read More

The Livestreamer Thriving in a Desolate Chinese Coal Town

 /  News  / 
A native of China’s northeast has found unlikely success with online videos broadcast from his desiccated hometown. Read More

Far East Film Festival: Producer Max Wang Opens A Door to Chinese Co-productions

 /  People  / 
Max Wang, a film producer from mainland China, has been a pioneer in this field since the early 2000s. He was invited to this year’s 21st edition of Far East Film Festival, where he spoke about the evolution of co-production with Asia and provided insights into his older and newer projects. Read More

CFI Interview: Director Frant Gwo – Exploring Sci-Fi with a Wandering Earth

 /  Interview  / 
"The Wandering Earth" director Frant Gwo talks about his favorite sci-fi movies, collaborations with foreign VFX companies, Wu Jing's participation in the film, and more. Read More

5 Things to Know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – Martial Arts Star of ‘Wandering Earth’

 /  People  / 
The action star and director, best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’, has box-office appeal and is a key figure in the Chinese film industry. Read More

CFI Interview: Rong Chen, CEO of Perfect World Pictures USA

 /  Interview  / 
At the recent Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, CFI spoke with Rong Chen on entertainment industry trends, Perfect World Pictures' content strategies, doing business with Hollywood, and more. Read More