Free Time in Smaller Cities behind Rapid Growth in China’s Entertainment Market

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These young souls are not as tempted by the urban glamor as many would expect, and part of it might be because the country’s tech giants have kept them well entertained and contented. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Jackie’ Scores China Release Date

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American biographical drama film ‘Jackie’ has been scheduled to release across China on January 19. Chinese company Bliss Media is one of the producers of the film. Read More

Chinese Millennial Audiences Relish Relics and Re-Enactment

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“National Treasure” marks the first time that CCTV (China Central Television)’s variety channel has officially distributed a program on Bilibili, a streaming website known for youth-oriented, user-generated content. Read More

Headlines from China: Popular Chinese Drama Series Gets Netflix Release Deal

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Netflix hasn't been able to launch its service in China due to the country's regulatory environment for foreign digital service provider. Alternatively, Netflix tries to engage the Chinese audience through content partnerships with Chinese companies. Read More

Headlines from China: Do Classic Movies Have Box Office Potential in China?

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As the restored version of classic Hong Kong movie ‘A Better Tomorrow’ announced its November 17 China release, many people become interested in the box office potential of classic movies in China. Read More

How This Chinese Video Company is Thriving on Youth-generated Content

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Did Bilibili, who now holds not only content copyrights but also the government green light, cross the political line like its competitor did? One would need to inspect all of the missing content to find out. Read More

Headlines from China: These Chinese TV Production Companies Make Waves in Third Quarter of 2017

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As of October 31, all listed Chinese film and TV production companies have released their Q3 reports. Among all the TV production companies, Huace Media has been leading the competition over the past three quarters. Read More

Headlines from China: What Data Says about the Market of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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Science fiction is a widely liked genre that generates numerous international blockbusters. While Hollywood produced most of those blockbusters, an increasing number of Chinese sci-fi projects have been emerging in recent years. Read More

Chinese Youngsters’ Favorite Streaming Site Bilibili Plans for IPO in New York

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Chinese video streaming platform Bilibili is on course for an IPO in New York that could raise at least $200 million. Read More

The 2-D Culture Influencing China’s 3-D World

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According to a 2015 report, the fan population in China of Animation, Comics, and Games (ACG) — the artifacts of 2-D culture — has reached 219 million. Considering that this number is greater than two-thirds of the population of the U.S., the market potential for ACG in China is huge. Read More