On Screen China: Spider-Man Swoops to the Rescue

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Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into China in the nick of time this weekend and looks to pull the country's ice-cold box office out of peril. Read More

Why Chinese Companies Hire Celebrities as Executives

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The trend of celebrity joining companies as executives comes as a response to circumvent the newly amended China Advertising Law. Read More

Headlines from China: The Market Segmentation of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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According to a report by a Beijing based research firm CC Smart, Chinese audiences born after 2000 prefer soft science fictions such as 'Transformers', while audiences born between 1970 and 1990 prefer hard science fictions that emphasize scientific accuracy. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Media Firm The One Injects Over $1 Billion to Build ‘IP Bank’

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Chinese media company The One will invest 8 billion yuan ($1.22 billion) to build an 'IP Bank', where the company manages its IP assets by connecting IPs with capital and talents, in order to ultimately maximize each IP's commercial potential. Read More

How LeEco Fell From Glory

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Once a market darling, China’s tech giant LeEco has now become a headache for investors and creditors as years of reckless expansion led the company into a debt impasse. Read More

Headlines from China: Enlight Media Increases Eleven Percent Stake in Maoyan Culture

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According to an announcement made by Enlight Media on September 5 (Beijing Time), the company will acquire 11.11 percent stake in Tianjin Maoyan Culture Media, the operator of China's top online ticketing platform Maoyan.com. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Wins; ‘Wolf’ Endures; ‘Valerian’ Collapses

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Dunkirk scored a modest $28 million victory thanks to director Christopher Nolan's popularity in China, but it was all quiet on the Western front as imported films continued to flounder following the conclusion of a red-hot domestic blackout period. Read More

26 Chinese Cinemas Named & Shamed For Box Office Fraud

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The new ‘black list’ shows fraud is most rife in the country’s smallest cities with 21 of the 26 cinemas hailing from third and fourth-tier cities. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Companies’ New Hollywood Approach

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With China's crackdown on investment into Hollywood, it seems that investing in foreign films and filmmakers instead of production studios is becoming a new trend. Read More

Meet Pinta Studios: Turning VR Content into Money-making IP

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With the Venice International Film Festival kicking off this week, Pinta Studios is showcasing its latest Virtual Reality (VR) animated film 'The Dream Collector' in competition with other 21 VR works from around the world. Read More

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