Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

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Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

Doing Business in China: Importing Games Takes Finesse, But Offers Big Rewards

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Online games in China have a closer spot to the hearts of many youths than their Western contemporaries. Read More

Chinese Actor Brings Tom Hanks’ ‘The Terminal’ to Live in Helsinki Airport

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Targeted at attracting global Chinese travelers, Chinese actor Ryan Zhu joins Helsinki Airport's new marketing campaign, “Life in Hel.” Read More

LeEco’s Leshi Becomes ‘New Leshi’ to Distance Itself From Founder

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The proposed change is believed to be a sign of a complete severing of ties from founder Jia Yueting. Read More

Chinese TV Guilds Issue Salary Cap for Stars

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China’s film, television, and radio sector passes guidelines to cap actors’ wages at 40 percent of a production’s total budget. Sky-high payouts are stifling the industry’s development, sector says. Read More

Alibaba Announces Live Entertainment Business Group

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Alibaba announced the founding of its live entertainment business group to step up in ticketing, content creation, and live experience. Read More

[09/14] China Film Insider and China Hollywood Society Co-Present Web Panel: “Inside The China Box Office”

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China Film Insider & China Hollywood Society co-present a web panel discussing the China Box Office on Thursday, September 14 at 11 am PST/2 pm EST online. Read More

Chinese Cinema Chain UME Acquired by China Media Capital

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CMC and UME have not responded to the reports, but publicly available documents indicate the deal is in the offing. Read More

How LeEco Fell From Glory

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Once a market darling, China’s tech giant LeEco has now become a headache for investors and creditors as years of reckless expansion led the company into a debt impasse. Read More

Doing Business in China: Film Importers Find Lucrative Seat in China Box Office

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China’s history as the land of big bureaucracy, coupled with cultural sensitivities, have led many to believe the import process for movies and TV shows is quite arcane and convoluted when it’s actually relatively simple. Read More