DAILY BRIEF: Mar 13, 2018


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    Hollywood’s Latest Power Brothers Hunt for the Next China-Backed Blockbuster

    The Russo brothers made their name in Hollywood directing “Captain America.” They are putting the finishing touches on next month’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” also are in the early days of running Agbo, a production company backed by China’s largest private film company, Huayi Brothers Media Corp. The Wall Street Journal

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    Korean Entertainment Thrives On Beneficial But Tense Relationship With Chinese Investments

    Since K-pop’s rise to prominence over two decades ago, investors from China have had a hand in the South Korean entertainment industry, propelling much of its growth. But while a few years ago things looked promising, some recent issues have emphasized the tenuous state of the relationship. Forbes

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    Chinese TV and film industry representatives discuss importance of representing country on global stage

    While Chinese culture continues to step out on the global stage, especially in the form of movies and plays, there are still many challenges that need to be overcome, actors, actresses and directors said at the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on Wednesday. Global Times

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    What China can learn from India, according to Chinese state media

    China should "learn from India, as its ways of showing off its soft power are more acceptable than some of China's government-support programs overseas," said Zhao Gancheng, director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Studies at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, told the Global Times. The Times of India

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    Shanghai to get own base for films, television series making

    Shanghai will get its first high-quality film and television series making base, authorities said Monday. The project will cover an area of 300,000 square meters and will have film and television-making studios, production centers, workshops for industry experts, as well as apartments and hotels. Xinhua Net