Shanghai to Get Shot of “Happiness” with Disneyland Reopening

 /  News  / 
Millions of Chinese kids will have something to look forward to, even as their schools reopen, with word that Shanghai Disneyland will also reopen on May 11. Read More

Premiering in Your Inbox: China’s New Indie Doc Sensation

 /  Film Review  / 
It’s not your typical viral hit. Self-directed, self-funded, and shot mostly on a simple camcorder, the film follows the lives of coal workers in rural Hunan, a central Chinese province. Read More

Headlines from China: Food Documentary “Once Upon a Bite” Returned with Another “Delicious” Season

 /  Headlines From China  / 
“Once Upon a Bite”, the popular food documentary that everybody loved in 2017 returns with another strong season, receiving a 9.5 (out of 10) high score on the film & TV review site Douban. Read More

Headlines from China: “Spring Tide”, An Exceptional Female Story

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Made by the documentarist-turned feature filmmaker Yang Lina, this intimate feature film recounts the story of a Chinese woman who is caught between the emotional demands of her daughter and mother. Read More

Chinese Minecraft Clone Yanked From App Stores Over Sexual Content

 /  Game  / 
Weeks after a whistleblower posted about Mini World: Block Art being a haven for erotica and sexual predators, the game is observing a period of “rectification.” Read More

Headlines from China: Maoyan Entertainment Explores New Ways of Doing Film Promotion

 /  Headlines From China  / 
On April 30th, one day before this year’s International Workers’ Holiday in China, Mayan Entertainment launched a new online program called “Rush in 24 hours”. What this product does is to create this “cloud watching” film viewing experience and to expand Maoyan’s film marketing business in the long run. Read More

ByteDance’s TikTok Surpasses 2 Billion Downloads Globally

 /  News  / 
The ByteDance-owned short video app has amassed more than 2 billion downloads on Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store combined, a milestone that comes just five months after the app hit the 1.5 billion download mark. Read More

Headlines from China: Exclusive Interview with the Director of Hit Show “My Roommate Is a Detective”

 /  Headlines From China  / 
No one thought that iQiyi’s original series “My Roommate Is a  Detective” would become a hit when it debuted. Set in the mid-1920s, “My” has received widely popularity after its release in March. Read More

Chinese Actor Schooled for Sexist Parenting Book

 /  Celebrity  / 
Guo Tao may have won millions of hearts with his acting chops, but recent revelations of chauvinistic chapters from his parenting book have made the popular Chinese actor the brunt of angry fans’ backlash. Read More

Headlines from China: Huayi Brothers Media Aims to Raise Up to $325 Million to Repay Debt and Boost Working Capital

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Huayi Brothers Media, one of the major film studios in China, recently reported its troubling 2019 performance of a whopping $565 million loss. As a result, the company made some major management changes and removed its CEO Jerry Ye. Read More

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