Q&A with Betty Ho and Roger Lee on Hong Kong Film Industry

 /  People  / 
HKETO Director Betty Ho and Producer Roger Lee talk about HK's Film Development Fund, the First Film Initiative, HK cinema in general, the film “Mad World” and more. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s 2017 Box Office Has Exceeded 50 Billion Yuan 

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
As of November 20, this year's China box office has exceeded 50 billion yuan ($7.54 billion), 19 percent up compared to the same period last year. Read More

From Internet Novel to Screen: Are Adaptations Becoming Hot in China?

 /  Opinion  / 
China Literature has been betting big on selling adaptation rights to novels or comic books published on its platform to filmmakers, TV producers or game developers. Read More

Katy Perry Visa Denial? Here Is A Sociopolitical Checklist for Hiring Celebrities in China

 /  News  / 
In light of the recent allegations against Kevin Spacy and their impact on the films and TV shows he is part of, filmmakers will also need this checklist while casting actors in China. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer to Executive Produce Chinese Film ‘Dongji Island’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
'Dongji Island,' an upcoming Chinese war film to be directed by emerging filmmaker Yu Lei, has brought acclaimed Hollywood producers David Permut and Jay Stern on board as executive producers. Read More

CFI Interview: Miao Xiaotian, President of China Film Co-production Corporation

 /  People  / 
If you are a filmmaker who is exploring the possibilities of co-producing films with China, China Film Co-production Corporation is a key organization that you must work with. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

LeTV’s New Q3 Numbers Paint Grim Reality For the Company

 /  News  / 
LeTV—which has recently changed its name to New Leshi as a symbolic new beginning—did not manage to shake off the numbers that came with its former name. Read More

Reality TV Show Sends Chinese Stars Back to Acting School

 /  News  / 
“The Birth of Actors” debuted on Zhejiang Satellite TV in October and has already received 330 million online views for just its first two episodes. The show has reignited debate on social media about the dubious acting skills of some millennial stars. Read More

Headlines from China: Yu Yongfu Officially Resigns from Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Yu Yongfu will officially step down as the Chairman of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group on December 1. Meanwhile, Yu is assigned as the head of eWTP, a new strategic investment unit to be established by Alibaba Group. Read More

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