This Chinese Film Studio is Showing the Potential of VR Content

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Despite some noise surrounding the future of China’s VR development, this Beijing-based VR film startup last month made its way to the Venice International Film Festival with its seven-minute long sci-fi animation. Read More

This VR Company Films for CCTV, and Provides Technology for Low-End VR Cameras

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CFI’s take: Despite slow uptake in North America, virtual reality is gaining traction in China, to the point where even its biggest broadcaster is producing content for the new format. China’s virtual reality (VR) market is expected to expand more than four-fold in 2017 as more major players enter the industry, according to IDC’s forecasts released Read More

Chinese Pop Culture Primer: What You Need to Know about TFBoys, China’s Most Popular “Fresh Meat”

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Who are the TFBoys? What's so special about them? For a bunch of kids who aren't even 18, TFBoys are everywhere. Read More

Lawyer Sues Beijing TV for Making Fun of Henan Province

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Henan in central China is the butt of everyone’s jokes. Others around the country look down on Henan as the home of liars, lunatics, and thieves who will even steal the covers off manholes. Now, one Henanese lawyer has had enough. Read More

China Box Office: Statham Downs Cruise as ‘Mechanic’ Beats ‘Reacher’

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The star power and synchronous release date of Tom Cruise’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back couldn’t contend with China’s affinity for action star Jason Statham. Read More

China Tightens Censorship of Online Dramas

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Web dramas will now be subject to the same pre-approval and censorship process as television programs. Read More

How Tencent Is Gearing Up to Celebrate the Lunar New Year With Brands

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Last month, Tencent released a comprehensive marketing overview of how it will deploy its extensive media resources to help brands to increase their visibility during the crowded, and increasingly digital, holiday season. Read More

China Brand Insider Newsletter

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Presented by China Film Insider, China Brand Insider is a weekly newsletter featuring original content, case studies, and takeaways from the latest Chinese-language news on the relationship between brands and entertainment. Read More

Headlines from China: Will China Box Office Reach RMB 60 Billion in 2018?

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The realization of the 60-billion goal will highly rely on the performance of the upcoming Hollywood movies. Read More

Most Read Stories of 2017 on China Film Insider

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As the new year approaches, take a look back with us at the most read stories of 2017 on China Film Insider. Read More

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