Headlines from China: Hainan Island Festival Launches Industry Section H!Market

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The 2nd Hainan Island International Film Festival officially opens a new industry section named H!Market. It will become a permanent section of the Festival along with the competition, screening and pitch sections. Read More

Versace’s New China Face Tops June Celebrity List: R3

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
Versace announced Yang Mi as its first-ever Chinese brand ambassador, stirring a heated debate over the actress’ compatibility with the Italian luxury brand. Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai Launches 24-Hour Movie Theaters

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On July 15, a launch ceremony for the first two 24-hour movie theaters took place in Shanghai. The two movie theaters that are approved by the Shanghai municipal government to operate after mid-night are the Grand Theater and the Cathay Theater. Read More

Live-streaming Platform Inke Acquires Social App Jimu for $85 Million

 /  Money  / 
Live-streaming platform Inke announced on Sunday that it acquired interest-based social app Jimu for $85 million. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Animation Studio and Theme Park Giant Fanta Wild to Launch IPO

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Fanta Wild, a Chinese entertainment group considered by some as China's Disney, is planning to launch IPO. Read More

Chinese Celeb Promoting ‘Lion King’ Is No Simba, Critics Say

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A popular Chinese singer has triggered debate in the country over his connection to this year’s remake of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” Read More

Born Again: China’s Girl Groups and the Life Cycle of a Stardom

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s idol industry went from boom to bust in the blink of an eye. Now some girls are fighting their way back to the top. Read More

Headlines from China: Why Are Chinese Audiences Not Into Musical Movies?

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China has become the world's second largest film market, yet there hasn't been a musical movie having achieved significant box office success in China. Read More

Maoyan, Tencent Move Further into Entertainment as Movie-goers Wane

 /  News  / 
The partnership highlights Maoyan’s determination to expand beyond its core movie ticketing business. Read More

China’s Feel Good Hit of the Summer is Bringing Rock Music to New Audiences

 /  TV  / 
iQIYI reality show 'The Big Band' is finally putting rock music in the mainstream Chinese spotlight. Read More


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