DAILY BRIEF: Nov 26, 2020


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    Fans in China Take Pride in International Emmy Nomination for Chinese Costume Drama ‘Love and Destiny’

    The 48th International Emmy Awards were held on Monday as a virtual ceremony streamed from New York. Fans of the Chinese fantasy costume drama "Love and Destiny" awaited the results with bated breath as it had been nominated for Best Telenovela. Global Times

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    China's Film and TV Production Gets Back on Track Amid COVID-19

    Hengdian World Studios, China's largest film and television shooting base located in the eastern Chinese city of Dongyang in Zhejiang Province, is welcoming a busy filming season as the film crews across the country resumed work after the COVID-19 pandemic was brought under control. CGTN

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    "Caught in Time" Continues to Lead China's Daily Box Office

    Chinese action crime film "Caught in Time" continued to lead the Chinese mainland's daily box office chart on Wednesday, raking in about 22.52 million yuan (3.4 million U.S. dollars). The movie's total box office revenue reached 280 million yuan within six days after its release, data from the China Movie Data Information Network showed Thursday. Xinhua Net

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    Zhang Yimou: The Famed Director’s Complicated Relationship with Censors and Cinema

    This week ought to see the release of Zhang’s new movie, "One Second", set during the Cultural Revolution. Scheduled for Chinese cinemas on November 27, the film was supposed to open one of China’s leading film festivals, the Golden Rooster Awards, but was pulled at the last minute—the second time the movie has disappeared from a film festival schedule at short notice after a similar incident at last year’s Berlinale. RADII China

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    Chinese Screenwriters Awarded at Screenwriters' Night Event

    A total of 23 screenwriters and 13 productions such as movies, animations and TV series were awarded at Screenwriters' Night on Saturday. The event, hosted by the China Federation of Radio and Television Associations and Chinese streaming giant iQIYI, aims to encourage and fund more young screen talents as well as discover promising new content. Global Times