CFI Q&A With Jan Heinze, COO of Global Special Effects Firm Pixomondo

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The native German talked with CFI about the effect vast amounts of new money is having on the Chinese film and visual effects industries and the prospects for more science fiction films. Read More

China On Screen: A Domestic Showdown—Rom-Com Vs. Action-Comedy Sequel

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'When Larry Met Mary' kicks off with a strong promo tour, while 'For A Few Bullets' lacks its predecssor's star power Read More

Post Brexit, Pound Fell, Wanda’s AMC Picked Up Odeon In Bid to Rise to No.1

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AMC's move to Europe comes amidst a stall in its attempted acquisition of Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas, which, if successful, would make a combined entity the largest exhibitor in the United States. Read More

‘Bourne’ Gets China Release August 23

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The only other Bourne movie to hit China was ‘The Bourne Legacy’ in 2012, which grossed $32.2M despite Matt Damon's absence. Read More

China Box Office: Crime Thriller ‘Cold War 2’ First Local No. 1 in Two Months

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Despite speculation about dissolution of foreign film import cap, four of the top five spots this weekend belonged to Chinese-language films Read More

China Film Co. Ltd. Approved for Shanghai IPO

 /  News  / 
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) approved China Film Co. Ltd., part of China Film Group, for a Shanghai Stock Exchange initial public offering (IPO) estimated to be worth over US$680 million, state-run media reported. Read More

China On Screen: First Half of 2016 Started with a Bang, Ended with a Fizzle

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At the end of June, China’s red-hot box office had outpaced the 2015 total by just 21%, a far cry from the 60% year-on-year rise tallied at the end of February, and the 48% growth it saw in the entire year of 2015. Read More

New Titanic Film to Set Sail in 2017, ‘Rush Hour’s Sarkissian to Co-Produce

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A new take on the story of RMS Titanic will set sale in early 2017, with a Chinese-American production tackling the legend that stood at the top of Chinese box office records for more than a decade. Read More

Is Wanda Sabotaging Huayi’s ‘Rock Dog’s Box Office Chances?

 /  News  / 
China’s film industry is abuzz with speculation that the most expensive Sino-U.S. animated feature to date may struggle to reach the Chinese market, lessening its chances of success overseas. Read More

Hollywood Tops Chinese Box Office for a Ninth Straight Weekend

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel scored $26.2M in China from weekend ticket sales, eclipsing the Sino-Korean co-produced action film “Bounty Hunters.” Read More

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