Baidu Uses Big Data to Identify Box Office Fraud

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Chinese tech giant Baidu plans to release its own sales indices that they say will provide evidence of box office fraud before official figures are released. Read More

Search Giant Baidu Puts $303M into Nuomi Pictures Film Fund

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Over the next two years, the search giant's film arm will invest in at least 30 movies including animated, live action and kids films. Read More

China State Broadcaster Takes Over Oscars Live Stream

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Netizens speculate about sensitive nature of documentary nominee about Ukraine protests, Winter on Fire Read More

Legal Roundup: Wang Jianlin’s European Tour

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Wanda sets sites on France and U.K., Han Capital raises $300M for film, TV; China tightens Web controls, censors shows, raises hurdles to participation. Read More

20th Century Fox Signs Streaming Deal With Baidu’s iQIYI

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Chinese video streaming service iQIYI has signed a multiyear film output agreement with 20th Century Fox to give its 10 million paid subscribers on-demand access to the Hollywood studio’s theatrical releases. The agreement will see Fox films such as The Martian, The Revenant,  The Peanuts Movie and other recent major theatrical releases streamed in China Read More

That’s a Wrap: 2015’s Top China Film Stories and Trends

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The China Film Insider team wishes you a happy 2016. Thank you for reading and for sharing our work with your friends and colleagues as we continue to grow in the new year. — Jonathan Landreth, Sky Canaves, Pang-chieh Ho, and Jonathan Papish. The box-office booms. Again. China’s box office revenues grew at a blistering Read More

A Supporting Role for Culture at China’s World Internet Conference

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The World Internet Conference in the east coast city of Wuzhen last week sparked a good deal of debate about the China’s influence on global web governance.  In its second year, the conference received a major boost in its significance when President Xi Jinping appeared in person to give a speech on the subject (Last year, he only sent a congratulatory message to mark the event’s opening)