Headlines from China: Mini Web Series is The New Black in China

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Several years ago, web series was still considered an inferior content format compared with film and TV shows. Today, it's considered as the most commercially viable format for online video content in China. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Hasn’t Passed The Chinese Censorship

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20th Century Fox, which has successfully released several R-rated films in China in the past, hasn’t managed to make "Deadpool 2" pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ Set to Release on July 13

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Hidden Man, an upcoming Chinese film directed by Jiang Wen, has scored a July 13 China release. Following Let The Bullets Fly and Alma de Sant Pere, Hidden Man is Jaing Wen’s third film that is set in the Republic of China. Read More

Headlines from China: Italian Director Cristiano Bortone to Adapt Yan Geling’s ‘The Secret Talker’ 

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It's announced at the 71st Cannes Film Festival that Italian director Cristiano Bortone will direct Chinese writer Yan Geling's novel "The Secret Talker." Bortone will start shooting the film in 2019 with a Chinese actress playing the female lead and an American actor playing the male lead. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Smart Cinema App Give China Box Office A Big Push?

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Today, a new app called Smart Cinema is released in China. Using 2K technologies, the app allows users to purchase tickets to watch films that are currently in theater on their phone. The ticket sales will be counted as theatrical box office. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Responds to Complaints from Chinese Avengers Fans

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Yesterday, Walt Disney Pictures hosted a press conference in China and apologized to Avengers Fans for making them disappointed at the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe last Thursday at Shanghai Disney Resort. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ to Open in China Two Weeks Late 

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Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War will hit the big screen in North America on April 27 and in China on May 11. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo, are set to greet fans in Shanghai Disneyland on April 19. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Video-Sharing Site Bilibili Officially Listed on Nasdaq

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Today, Nasdaq officially welcomes Bilibili (BILI), China's leading video-sharing platform for young generations, to trade in its stock market. Read More