Douyin to Outsource KOL Management to Multi-Channel Networks

 /  News  / 
Douyin will establish an official program for multi-channel networks (MCNs) to manage key opinion leaders (KOLs) on its platform, according to a report. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Won’t Be A China Co-production

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Recently, Disney’s upcoming live action film Mulan was registered with China’s Film Bureau. According to information released by the bureau, the film was registered as a “Chinese-assisting production” instead of “Chinese co-production.” Read More

It’s That Time of The Year Again in New York City

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This month, the New York Asian Film Festival and the Asian American International Film Festival take place in New York City. From local box office hits to award-winning indie productions, fans of Chinese language cinema will not run out of options. Read More

Douyin Suspends Ads After Martyr Misstep

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Five internet companies have been reprimanded and ordered to train their staff in revolutionary history and core socialist values. Read More

Headlines from China: Another Co-produced Cash Grab Failed at the Box Office in China

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"Escape Plan 2: Hades," which is co-financed by China's Leomus Pictures and stars Sylvester Stallone and Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming, opened in Chinese theaters on June 29. Upon scrutiny, this blockbuster-like action movie seems more like a cash grab. Read More

How Foreign Viral Video Stars in China Are Defying Stereotypes

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Young foreigners are finding popularity online by putting their experiences in China front and center. Read More

Odd TV Partnership to Promote Chinese Travel in Europe

 /  News  / 
Movies and TV shows have proven to influence Chinese travel behavior. Recently, China Global Television Network and Lyon-based Euronews formed a partnership to promote travel on each other's TV networks, but will it work? Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Hits $4.77 B in First Half of 2018

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According to data released by Ent Group, 2018 China box office has reached 31.6 billion yuan ($4.77 billion) as of June 29. Domestic films account for 59.6% of the total box office earnings. Read More

A Brief History of China’s Tomboy Heartthrobs

 /  Celebrity  / 
‘Produce 101’ contestant Sunnee is only the most recent in a long line of androgynous pop idols. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Show Dogs’ Scores China Release During July Blackout

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After Dwayne Johnson's "Skycraper" landed China release during July blackout, another American film "Show Dogs" announced today that it had also been scheduled to release in China on the same day. Read More

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