Headlines from China: ‘Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains’ Enters Cannes Film Festival 

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Directed by Gu Xiaogang, Chinese film Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (“春江水暖”) will be the closing film for International Critics' Week at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Vlogs, Once Ignored in China, Are Suddenly in Vogue

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Tech companies hungry for the newest hype turn to a tested format. Read More

Headlines from China: Douyin Forms Strategic Partnerships with Six Film Production Companies

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Douyin will collaborate with these partners on promotions of movie and music content. Read More

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Has Made 400 Million Yuan in China – And It’s Not Even Out Yet

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Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hit 400 million yuan ($59.69 million) in ticket sales on Friday, according to Chinese box office monitoring platform Maoyan – and it hasn’t even been released yet. Read More

NetEase Cloud Music partners with Nippon Columbia, targets high-end users

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NetEase Cloud Music is partnering with record label Nippon Columbia in a bid to target China’s high-end paid users with a diverse music portfolio. The gaming and entertainment company is the first in China to collaborate with the record label. Read More

Headlines from China: Diao Yinan’s ‘Wild Goose Lake’ Enters Cannes Competition Section

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On April 18, the 72nd Cannes Film Festival unveiled the majority of its lineup. Read More

How Content Is Changing on China’s Fast-Growing Douyin App

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The Chinese firm CAAS Data publishes monthly rankings of the ten fastest-growing social media accounts on Douyin, and over the past couple of months, there has been a shift in the types of accounts on that list. Read More

Headlines from China: Why Is Robert Downey Jr. Absent from China Premiere of ‘Avengers: Endgame’

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At the recent China premiere of Marvel 's Avengers: Endgame in Shanghai, the film's lead actor Robert Downey Jr. was unexpectedly absent from the event.  Read More

TikTok, ensnared in India lawsuit, is removed from Google Play

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Short video app TikTok was blocked on Google’s app store shortly after an Indian state court refused Bytedance’s request to suspend a ban on the app in a hearing on Tuesday, Reuters reported. Read More

Headlines from China: China Film Bureau to Loosen Restrictions on HK-mainland Co-productions

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On April 16, China Film Bureau announced five favorable policies to further open up the mainland film industry to Hong Kong filmmakers and producers. Read More

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