Headlines from China: Nominees of Golden Horse Awards Unveiled

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The 56th Golden Horse Awards announced the list of nominees today. No films from mainland China were nominated due to Beijing’s ban on Chinese films and filmmakers participating in the Awards. Read More

Understanding China’s Video Streaming Services: Part Two

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In the second part of this series, we look at a group of seven key players — from the well-established iQiyi  to up-and-coming challenger Xigua Video (a Bytedance company) — and share insights on their business models and prospects in the fast-changing market.  Read More

CBI Video: Netease Goes Back to the Future With 90s Hits

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To promote a new high-tech gadget, online education company Youdao (a Netease subsidiary) went all in on 1990s pop-culture nostalgia with “Back to School Parents’ Alliance," a branded music video that revisits a beloved sitcom of the era and its hit theme song. Read More

CBI News Wrap: Patriotic Brand Fervor, Jay Chou’s Presence

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A whopping 220 brands became involved with the patriotic film "The Captain," part of Bona Film Group's trilogy to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Read More

CBI Case Study: McDonald’s Aims for High Notes With Musical Collaboration

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Recently McDonald’s introduced a new line of iced coconut beverages, which it sought to market to Chinese youth through a musical collaboration with Hunan Satellite TV based on its popular talent competition “Super Vocal." Read More

Flag-Waving Fare Scores Big for China’s Flagging Film Industry

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A trio of nationalistic films cleaned up at the box office Monday as the People’s Republic of China prepared to celebrate its 70th anniversary. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Lands China Release Date

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Walt Disney Pictures' fantasy action film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil has been scheduled to release in China on Friday October 18,  the same day as its North American release. Read More

Tencent’s Patriotism-themed Game Tops Charts Prior to China’s 70th Anniversary

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Tencent’s patriotic city-building mobile title "Homeland Dream" has topped the free game chart on Apple’s China App Store on the eve of the country’s anniversary, beating the company’s other popular titles such as "Honour of Kings." Read More

Headlines from China: Is Chinese Social Media Becoming A Better Place for YouTubers to Thrive?

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After posting content on Chinese short-video platform Douyin for 10 months, American internet celebrity Bart Baker gained 10 million followers. Recently, he moved from LA to Shanghai to further develop his career in China as an internet content creator. Read More

From ‘Infernal Affairs’ to ‘God of Gamblers’: 10 of Andy Lau’s Top Movies

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A man with a prodigious work ethic, Andy Lau has starred in more than 150 movies. We look back at his illustrious career and select 10 of his very best films. Read More


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