iQIYI Nabs Exclusive China Rights to Acclaimed Films of 2017

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Baidu-owned iQIYI, widely regarded as a Netflix of China, has announced that it secured exclusive online broadcasting rights in China for six films nominated by this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Read More

VR Winter is Over, AR Has Just Started

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Both Kevin Leung, the director at HTC VICE X, and Atli Mar Sveinsson, co-founder and CEO of Directive Games, concluded that there needs to “killer apps” to open up the AR and VR markets. Here are the highlights from their discussion at TechCrunch Shanghai 2017. Read More

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

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'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

Hollywood, China, and Big Data

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China will only become more sophisticated in its collection and use of big data and companies going into China will need to keep pace or else they’ll just be rolling the dice. At least in the film business, the stakes are too high to accept those odds. Read More

China Film Insiders: Winston Ma

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The Managing Director of the PRC's sovereign wealth fund says, “Data to the next generation digital economy is like oil to the machine, or bullets to a gun.” 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