DAILY BRIEF

Jun 23, 2019

NEWS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

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    iQiyi Makes Strides in Interactive Video

    Chinese video streaming giant iQiyi is making strides in the interactive sector. It is launching China's first interactive work after issuing a set of guidelines intended to standardize the creation of such content last month, the company said Friday. Variety

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    Shanghai Lightchaser Seeks More Chinese Animation Talent

    There is huge potential market for animation films in China. But Chinese companies are struggling make the content to fulfill that demand, said Lightchaser Animation Studio's Co-founder Yuan Ye in Shanghai. Variety

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    Go, Peep: ‘Toy Story 4’ Takes $120M Offshore Bow; ‘Aladdin’ Rides Past $800M WW – International Box Office

    A soft $13.4M debut in China was to be expected given competition, although social scores and word of mouth are strong in the Middle Kingdom and holds through the weekend were good. Deadline

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    Chinese Superstar Gong Li Talks Women, Shanghai, Scripts and Tax

    Chinese acting superstar Gong Li was last month the recipient of the Kering Women In Motion award at Cannes She spoke with Variety at the Shanghai International Film Festival about her upcoming roles, the political context of acting today and her return to Shanghai. Variety

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    How the ShanghaiPRIDE Festival Is Coming Out of SIFF's Shadow

    Many attendees of the Shanghai International Film Festival likely know little about the ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, the other event in town every June. Unlike the government-sponsored fest, ShanghaiPRIDE operates in a legal gray zone because of its celebration of LGBTQ content. Variety