Headlines from China: What Data Says about the Market of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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Science fiction is a widely liked genre that generates numerous international blockbusters. While Hollywood produced most of those blockbusters, an increasing number of Chinese sci-fi projects have been emerging in recent years. Read More

What You Need to Know about China’s Underground Anime Fun Culture

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Bilibili might be a lesser-known name for those who are not interested in the ACG (animation, comics, and games around IP such as One Piece and Fate/stay Night) culture or live outside of China, but its impact on the Middle Kingdom is obvious. Read More

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

 /  Headlines From China  / 
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

Headlines from China: Chinese Company Cancels Acquisition Deal with Millennium Films

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Chinese company Recon Group officially drops an acquisition deal with Hollywood's Millennium Films, according to a report submitted to Shenzhen Stock Exchange by Recon. Read More

Headlines from China: Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’ Set for August 25 China Release

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It was officially announced on August 1 that Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ scored an August 25 release date in China. Read More

Communist Youth League Criticizes ‘Dahufa’ for Its ‘Malicious’ Political Metaphors

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10 days after its release, Chinese animated film Dahufa has been criticized by the Communist Youth League for its "malicious" political metaphors. Read More

Animated Film ‘Dahufa’ Entices Audiences with Content Warning

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In “Dahufa,” a warrior goes on a quest to save his prince from a dystopian society, but the violent animated movie mostly stands out for being the first Chinese film to administer its own rating. Read More

China Officials Aim to Stem the Tide of ‘Immoral’ Live Streaming

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In a recent nationwide inspection of 50 major live-streaming platforms, 48 were penalized and 10 were shut down completely, affecting more than 30,000 hosts and performers, according to an announcement today from the Ministry of Culture (MOC), the bureau tasked with policing streamed content. Read More

China Live Streaming: Five Home Truths for Luxury Brands

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In a world where brevity is the norm when it comes to getting the message across, live streaming is one of the few formats where long content is still very welcome. Read More

The Complicated Relationship between Tech Markets and Streaming Regulations in China

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China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) now requires social media providers to obtain a special license in order to broadcast video or audio. Read More

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