DAILY BRIEF: Feb 13, 2018


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    Timeless Films Sets Up Reinhard Klooss’ ‘Pets United’ As Chinese Co-Pro – Berlin

    The animals are getting back together. Director Reinhard Klooss is set to helm Pets United, the follow-up to his 2010 animated adventure, Animals United. Timeless Films, which produced the original, has partnered with Wanda Media on the next series entry. Deadline

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    Charades Pre-Sells Animated Adventure ‘The Queen’s Corgi’ to Key Territories

    Paris-based company Charades has clinched a raft of pre-sales of Ben Stassen’s 3D animated adventure tale “The Queen’s Corgi” to key territories, including France and China. Variety

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    Samsung joins hands with China’s Sanan for micro LED TV

    Samsung Electronics has teamed up with China’s largest LED maker Sanan Optoelectronics to produce the next-generation micro LED TV, according to industry sources on Feb. 12. The Investor

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    Apple's short film shot on iPhone X goes viral in China

    Apple released a short film shot entirely on the iPhone X to promote the smartphone in China ahead of the Chinese New Year, according to Adweek. The film, "3 Minutes," reeled in more than 68 million views in less than a week of airing. Marketing Dive

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    Tencent and Baidu in China censor’s crosshairs for allowing disturbing children’s videos

    The anti-pornography office, a unit of China’s state media censor – the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SARFT), is investigating Youku, iQiyi and Tencent Holdings for allowing content from a Guangzhou-based video producer that depict well-known cartoon characters, such as Peppa Pig and Frozen’s Princess Elsa, in bloody and horrific scenarios. South China Morning Post