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

Shanghai International Film Festival Announces Low-Voltage Jury

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The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), set for June 17-26, on Friday announced the jury for its Golden Goblet competition, a distinguished but somewhat less star-studded group than for April's Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Actor and Singer Leon Lai Directing Debut Feature ‘Wine War’

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Beijing-born Canto-cutie Leon Lai is no stranger to Chinese movies, but he's taking his first turn behind the camera, directing "Wine War," which opens Friday at local cinemas. Read More

CFI Interview: ‘Power Rangers’ Actor Ludi Lin

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The Power Rangers have come a long way since Ludi Lin, who plays the Black Power Ranger in the latest iteration of the teen-superhero franchise, was first introduced to them. Read More

Disney Teams Up With China’s Jiaxing Media To Develop Live-Action Movies

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Walt Disney Studios has struck a deal with China’s Jiaxing Media to develop a number of live-action movies. Read More

Zhang Yimou Says China Needs to Produce Better Movies

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Chinese director Zhang Yimou sounded more like a government representative than an artist during an interview with CNBC Thursday, but admitted that the quality of China's films remains an issue. Read More