Headlines From China: China 2020 Box Office Reaches 15 Billion Yuan Benchmark

China 2020 Box Office Reaches 15 Billion Yuan Benchmark

As of Monday morning, China’s 2020 yearly box office collection totaled 15.2 billion yuan (about $2.27 billion) after crossing the 15-billion-yuan benchmark on Saturday. More than 400 million moviegoers visited theaters this year, according to the data compiled by the China Movie Data Information Network. War epic “The Eight Hundred” by Guan Hu topped the 2020 list, grossing more than 3.1 billion yuan to date, followed by comedy anthology “My People, My Homeland” and animated feature “Jiang Ziya: Legend of Deification,” raking in more than 2.7 billion yuan and nearly 1.6 billion yuan, respectively. “The Sacrifice,” a film set during the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953), ranked fourth, with nearly 900 million yuan. Read more dypf box office

iQIYI Kicked Off Inaugural Suike App Carnival Night in Shanghai

Last Saturday, Chinese streaming giant iQiyi kicked off its inaugural Suike Carnival night in Shanghai, a two-day interactive event held to promote the company’s short video sharing platform Suike. At the event, young users of the platform got the opportunity to meet with their favorite content creators and find their favorite interest circles. The Suike Carnival, a massive offline interactive carnival for young people, featured interactive booths by over 60 popular Suike creators, covering a wide range of interests. The event will be followed by the Suike Night party on the evening of November 8, where celebrities and creators will share the stage. Read more iqiyi industry news