Who Are China’s Biggest Stars? R3’s ‘Celebrity Index’ Uses Online Data to Find Out

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
Finding the right celebrity can be a shortcut to improved sales for luxury brands in China, as a majority of consumers still see celebrities as their “lifestyle” role models. Read More

Headlines from China: 2019 China Box Office Exceeds RMB 20 Billion in 103 Days

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As of April 13, China's total box office revenue in 2019 has exceeded RMB20 billion (US$2.98 B). It took 103 days to reach this mark, 13 days longer than last year. T Read More

The Stars Who Vanished from China’s Live-streaming Galaxy

 /  Streaming  / 
Pay close attention to China’s live-streaming scene, and you’ll notice that several stars vanished in 2018, leaving no trace on the platforms where they used to perform. Read More

Headlines from China: Hugo-Award-Wining Chinese Writer to Produce Sci-fi Series 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Since August 2018, the Hugo Award-winning writer has been partnering with a producer from Huace Media to develop several sci-fi films and drama series. Read More

China’s Douyin, aka TikTok, Introduces the Power of Short Video to Travel Brands

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
Short video is trending because it’s a more fun and engaging way of showing off destinations or travel brands than static photos and written content, and that’s a major reason why Douyin is a better app for engagement rates. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Moviegoers’ Hollywood Fatigue

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As special effects can’t easily impress Chinese audience any more, lack of creativity and clichéd storytelling become real problems. Read More

Entertainment Slowdown Hits Filmmakers’ Bottom Lines

 /  News  / 
Three major filmed entertainment firms forecast big profit declines in the first quarter, with two saying they fell into the red, as the industry suffers under the weight of a broader slowdown after years of breakneck growth. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Cinemas Cash On Marvel Fans’ Passion for The Upcoming ‘Avengers: Endgame’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
'Avengers: Endgame' is set to release in China on April 24. Chinese Marvel fans have been expressing their eagerness to see the film on Chinese social media. Read More

CFI Interview: Bi Gan and Huang Jue Take Us Behind The Scenes of ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’

 /  Interview  / 
Huang Jue: I’m an activist from Brooklyn, he (Bi Gan)’s a surfer from California. Read More

Headlines from China: Chang Chen to Play Timothy Chalamet’s Mentor in ‘Dune’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
It's confirmed today that Taiwanese actor Chang Chen will join Legendary’s upcoming sci-fi film Dune to play Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet)'s mentor. Read More

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