DAILY BRIEF: Apr 15, 2019


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    ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Shatters China Ticket Sale Record, Outsells ‘Infinity War’ First Week in 3 Hours

    "Endgame" sold one million tickets in its first six hours of availability, a feat no other film has pulled off in the Middle Kingdom. IndieWire

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    Cinedigm Sets June Date for Bambu Channel Launch, Partners With Future Today

    Los Angeles-based content aggregator Cinedigm will launch its Chinese entertainment AVOD channel Bambu in June, and partner with OTT platform Future Today for distribution. Variety

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    ‘Project Gutenberg’ Sweeps Hong Kong Film Awards With 7 Wins

    The action drama about counterfeiting U.S. banknotes by writer-director Felix Chong and starring Chow Yun-fat and Aaron Kwok received 17 nominations. The Hollywood Reporter

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    ‘A Children’s Song’: Short Film About Chinese And Jewish Music Students & Plagiarism Scandal Getting Feature Film Via The H Collective’

    The H Collective has teamed with Out of the Blue Entertainment to develop a feature adaptation of the 2015 English and Chinese language short, A Children’s Song, which was inspired by the true story of how thousands of migrated to China to refuge during World War II. Deadline

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    Beijing Jury President Rob Minkoff: "Film Brings Us Together"

    With the U.S.-China trade war looming in the background, the Beijing festival's international jury members emphasized the value of cross-border ties and collaboration in today's film industry. The Hollywood Reporter