Headlines from China: ‘The Predator’ Passes Chinese Censorship

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The Predator, a 2018 American science fiction film and the fourth installment in The Predator film series, has passed the Chinese censorship, but a release date is yet to be announced.  Read More

Why It’s Silly For Chinese to Worry About ‘Sissy’ Young Men

 /  Celebrity  / 
The real crisis of masculinity isn’t “sissy pants” — it’s a generation of men anxious and insecure about their declining social status. Read More

President and CTO of Internet Data Analysis Company iResearch “Disappear” for Investigation

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Considering iResearch’s influential position in market consulting industry research, and advertising, a possible reason behind the “disappearance” is recent concerns about fabricating market data, especially in TV ratings. Read More

Headlines from China: Who Is The Next Biggest Investor in The Chinese Film Market?

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Chinese film industry is not going downhill. Instead, it’s time for the industry to have another round of reform. Read More

PACT Presents “China Webinar: Working with China on Movies”

 /  Legal  / 
On September 26, China media and entertainment lawyer Mathew Alderson will be discussing how movie and TV producers can “make the most of the opportunities China offers” as part of a FREE webinar. Read More

Tencent’s Short Video App Weishi Ranks First in Apple App Store’s Free Apps

 /  News  / 
Tencent’s short video app Weishi has become the most popular free app in the Apple App Store, after the social media and gaming giant quietly allowed some of its WeChat users to directly share and post videos from the app on WeChat. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Fake Ratings Become The Next Target of Chinese Authorities?

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Like tax evasion and box office fraud, fake TV ratings is another major problem that hinders the development of the Chinese entertainment industry. Read More

Digital Platforms Allow Adult Animation To Shine In China

 /  Animations  / 
It is notable how much of the emerging content is using animation to tell stories with adult themes. It’s a new development in a country where until now, animation has been firmly seen as a children’s medium. Read More

Headlines From China: Feng Xiaogang’s Scenes Deleted from Jia Zhangke’s ‘Ash Is Purest White’

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The theatrical screening permit of "Ash Is Purest White" shows that its total running time is 136 minutes, which is 6 minutes shorter than the version screened at Cannes Film Festival. Scenes that star Chinese director and actor Feng Xiaogang have been eliminated from the film. Read More

A History of China’s TV Matchmaking

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From flashy hosts to fake romance, the evolving format of China’s televised dating shows reflect changing attitudes toward dating and marriage. Read More

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