China Box Office: ‘Ip Man 3’ Hit by Fraud, ‘Zootopia’ Could Break Animation Record

 /  Box Office  / 
Behind Ip Man 3’s massive debut lie serious signs of blatant and widespread box-office fraud that fly in the face of the government's vows to crack down on illegal practices. Read More

Legal Roundup: Media Crackdown Convergence

 /  Legal  / 
New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Ip Man 3’ Will Give a Kung-Fu Kick to March Box-Office Blues

 /  Box Office  / 
Typically slow month for theaters will get a boost from Ip Man 3, though its two-month release delay means pirated copies are already out there. Read More

More on What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

 /  Legal  / 
Clearly the Chinese government enacted these new rules to better control foreign companies. At this point, all that remains to be seen is how far that control will reach. Read More

What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

 /  Legal  / 
Since foreign companies are already banned from any kind of publication in China, the only role of the new rules is to prohibit schemes that evade the existing restrictions. Read More

CFI Q&A With Joan Xu, Young Screenwriter in Beijing

 /  People  / 
Xu, a recent "Global Shaper" at Davos, talks about the stories that drive her, making money, and dealing with being a relative newcomer in China's restricted movie business. Read More

STX Taking ‘Boy’ to China With Huayi

 /  News  / 
Led by Robert Simonds, STX Entertainment has had a strong China-focus since its launch in 2014. Read More

China Box Office: February and ‘The Mermaid’ Smash Records

 /  Box Office  / 
Boosted by the Lunar New Year holiday, China’s monthly box office topped Hollywood’s for just the second time in history in February. Read More

‘Revenant’ Going to China; Bona Also Bought Rights to ‘Room’

 /  News  / 
The film, which depicts extreme combat violence, is likely to be censored for Chinese audiences. Read More

China State Broadcaster Takes Over Oscars Live Stream

 /  News  / 
Netizens speculate about sensitive nature of documentary nominee about Ukraine protests, Winter on Fire Read More

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