CFI Interview: Director Dayyan Eng ‘Wishes’ for Success with New Comedy

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Born in Taiwan, raised in Beijing, educated at the University of Washington and a graduate of Beijing Film Academy, director Dayyan Eng moves between English and Mandarin Chinese with ease. Read More

How China’s ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Give Luxury Brands a Big Boost

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At the 2017 annual result briefing for French cosmetics company L’Occitane on June 12, Andre Hoffmann, the president of the company’s Asia-Pacific region, said the company experienced double-digit growth in China in 2017, with net sales up 11 percent from the prior year. Their Tmall sales saw a staggering 49 percent gain, and drove the company’s overall excellent performance in the country. Read More

Tag Heuer Names Angelababy Brand Ambassador, Shrugs Off Dior Controversy

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The Angelababy-Tag Heuer collaboration follows closely on the heels of a similar partnership she had with the Parisian fashion house Christian Dior in May, which became controversial after it attracted swaths of negative reviews on social media. Read More

Fan Bingbing Calls On Chinese Filmmakers To Support Arthouse Cinemas

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing called on Chinese filmmakers to become more actively engaged in building a domestic arthouse cinema scene in the world’s second-largest entertainment market. Read More

Attention Hollywood: China’s Top Model Wants to Act

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After over a decade of dominating catwalks and fashion shoots, 29-year-old Chinese superstar model Liu Wen treats the next phase of her career with a great deal of solemnity. Read More

Five Takeaways for Luxury Brands from Political Celebrity Missteps in China

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Many Chinese celebrities, when attending overseas events, have become increasingly politically sensitive about certain issues including China’s position vis-a-vis Tibet (and the Dalai Lama), Japan, and Taiwan. Read More

Qiu Yang Becomes First Chinese Director To Win Short Film Palme d’Or

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Director Qiu Yang became the first Chinese filmmaker to win the prestigious Palme d’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival awards on Sunday. Read More

10 Standout Fashion Moments for Chinese Stars in the History of Cannes

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With the Chinese film industry having taken off over the past few decades, an increasing number of Chinese actors, filmmakers, and celebrities have made their way onto the red carpet at Cannes, often times teaming up with major fashion houses to help them put their best foot forward. Read More

Angelababy Notably Absent from Dior Show

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When Christian Dior’s womenswear designer Maria Grazia Chiuri debuted her first cruise collection, themed “Dior Sauvage,” notably absent from the festivities on May 11 was the brand’s newly appointed China ambassador Angelababy. Read More

Meet Fan Bingbing, Cannes Juror and the Darling of Luxury Brands

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Among the top celebrities and film professionals who have gathered on the French Riviera for the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival is Fan Bingbing. Read More

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