Headlines from China: Tencent’s Hit Web Series ‘The Untamed’ to Stream on Netflix

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Based on a web novel titled Mo Dao Zu Shi (魔道祖师), the 50-episode web series was first released on Tencent Video, and made its two lead actors, Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo, hottest male stars in China. Read More

How ’90s Kids Are Redrawing the Boundaries of Chinese Animation

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China’s millennials are all grown up. The country’s animation industry is finally starting. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Weathering with You’ Slated for IMAX Release in China

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The Makoto Shinkai film, setting to release on November 1, 2019, will be the first Japanese animated feature that gets IMAX releases in China. Read More

Cult-like Restaurant Exposes China’s Appetite for Ponzi Schemes

 /  Interview  / 
Filmmaker Zhou Mingying discusses his surreal encounter with an authoritarian restaurateur while making his documentary ‘The Land of Peach Blossoms.’ The film premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) last year. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney and Viacom Form Partnerships with Chinese Firms in Content Productions

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The ties between Hollywood and China have never been stopped. Read More

Alibaba Tech and Services to Power Universal’s Beijing Resort

 /  News  / 
Alibaba announced on Thursday a partnership with Universal Beijing Resort to help the American theme park conglomerate’s digital operations for its newest theme park scheduled to open in 2021. Read More

Headlines from China: These Five Genres of Hollywood Films Are Hard to Sell in China

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There is no doubt that Hollywood films have strong box office appeal to Chinese moviegoers. However, according to Mtime, there are five genres of Hollywood flicks that are usually hard to succeed at the Chinese box office. Read More

TikTok Hires Former US Congressmen to Review Content Policies Amid Scrutiny

 /  News  / 
TikTok will hire two former US congressmen as part of an external team to review its content moderation policies, including child safety, hate speech, misinformation, and bullying. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Culture Buys Land to Build Film Town

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Beijing Culture will build a film town based on films produced by the company. The tourism spot will include shopping areas, hotels, film studios & theatres, theme parks and restaurants. Read More

The Chinese E-Publishers Making an Epic Journey to the West

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s online literature platforms aim to conquer the global market, but first they need to navigate a yawning culture gap. Read More

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