Headlines from China: 14th FIRST International Film Festival Announced 2020 Festival Ambassadors

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On Monday, the much-anticipated FIRST International Film Festival announced its 2020 film ambassadors. On this star-studded list, we see a lot of young people’s favorite faces, including the rising actor Jackson Yee, actor Huang Xuan and actor/singer Jing Boran. Read More

Headlines from China: Cannes Film Market Sets China Event ‘Bridging The Dragon’, Focuses On Global Business Reopen

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The 2020 edition of “Bridging the Dragon”, an initiative operated by Sino-European Producers Association in Cannes’ Marche du Film every year, announced its speakers line-up today. Studiocanal's CEO Anna Marsh and Bona Film's VP Jeffrey Chan are among the invited speakers. Read More

China’s Web Fiction Writers Strike Over Copyright Confusion

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Fearing new leadership in their publishing group could lead to reduced rights and incomes, thousands of online authors protested by not updating their serialized novels. Read More

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

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“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

The Dark Side of China’s Idol Economies

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While China’s idol economy remains a lucrative territory, this incident has revealed its dark side, and an intensified culture of cyberviolence, irrational fandom, and digital censorship are all risk factors that brands now have to face in this increasingly volatile market. Read More

Headlines from China: Juliette Binoche Named IFFAM Talent Ambassador

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Binoche joins the IFFAM talents array with previously announced Hong Kong star Carina Lau and South Korean actor Kim Junmyeon (SUHO). Read More

Headlines from China: Disney and Viacom Form Partnerships with Chinese Firms in Content Productions

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The ties between Hollywood and China have never been stopped. Read More

Headlines from China: These Five Genres of Hollywood Films Are Hard to Sell in China

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There is no doubt that Hollywood films have strong box office appeal to Chinese moviegoers. However, according to Mtime, there are five genres of Hollywood flicks that are usually hard to succeed at the Chinese box office. 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

Headlines from China: Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’ Scores October 18 China Release

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Directed by Ang Lee and starring Will Smith, sci-fi drama film 'Gemini Man' has been officially scheduled to release in China on October 18, a week later than its October 11 U.S. release. Read More

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