Headlines from China: Who Is to Blame for Low Screen Share?

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Chinese director Li Fei recently expressed dissatisfaction with  the distributor of his film "Fate Express" on social media. According to Li, the distributor was paid 4 million yuan ($0.62 million) to help the film get 10% of screen share. However, the film ended up getting only 3.1% on its opening day. Read More

Headlines from China: This Film Promotion Firm Knows How to Win Over Chinese Millennials

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Table Film (小桌电影), a Chinese film promotion firm behind two of this year’s top 5 foreign films in China, has been helping films achieve box office success by winning over Chinese millennials. Here is how they do it. Read More

Headlines from China: Box Office Hit ‘Us and Them’ Sued for Unfair Competition

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While an official conclusion has not been reached regarding the ticket-refund controversy surrounded romantic drama ‘Us and Them,’ the film has recently been sued by producers of Screaming Live, a comedy film that also opened in China on Saturday April 29. Read More

A New Milestone for Chinese Feature Animation: ‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Arrives in North America

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Twelve years in the making, epic fantasy adventure written, produced and directed by animators Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang is hailed as the forefront of the burgeoning Chinese animation industry. Read More

Headlines From China: Success Of ‘Wonder’ And ‘Secret Superstar’ Unveils Market Potential For Family-Friendly Movies in China

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The success of two low-budget but highly successful films, Wonder and Secret Superstar is a good indicator that China is in need of films whose themes revolve around children. Read More

Headlines from China: A Run-down of China’s Private Studios in 2017

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Huayi Brothers Media, Wanda Pictures, Beijing Enlight Media, Bona Film Group, and Le Vision Pictures are considered top 5 private studios in China. In 2017, some of them successfully enhanced their prominent positions in the Chinese film market, while some didn't. Read More

Headlines from China: Will 2018 Become China’s “Hollywood Blackout Year?”

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All the recent government policies send one message: the box office growth of local films will become a top priority. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing Enlight Media to Build Billion-Dollar Film Studio in Yangzhou

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Beijing Enlight Media has signed a deal with Yangzhou municipal government to build a film studio in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province. Read More

Headlines from China: Sci-fi Fan Barack Obama Meets Chinese Novelist Liu Cixin in Beijing 

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At the recent Global Education Summit in Beijing, former U.S. President Barack Obama met Chinese sci-fi writer Liu Cixin whose science fiction novel 'The Three-Body Problem' reportedly influenced Obama's presidency. Read More

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

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