Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard University

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On May 24, Harvard University awarded seven honorary degrees on its commencement day. Among the seven recipients, famed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai received Doctor's degree in Arts. This makes Wong the first Asian filmmaker who receives such an honor from Harvard. Read More

Aaron Kwok to Play a Father in New Suspense Drama Announced at Cannes

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The feature length film, ‘June’, will be shot in New York and will also star Chinese actress Miao Miao, who became well known for her role in Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth.' Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Companies Explore International Market at Cannes

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While only few Chinese films will be screened as part of this year's Cannes Film Festival, an increasing number of Chinese companies come to the Cannes Film Market (Marché du Film) to explore international business opportunities. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Cannes Opening Night

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While what celebrities wore at the Met Gala last night in New York is still a hot topic, anther red carpet visual feast is being presented on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. The 71st Cannes Film Festival officially raised its curtain today. Read More

How to Find Opportunities in China’s Film Industry, From a European Perspective

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Cristiano Bortone, Managing Director of Bridging The Dragon, spoke to CFI on the founding of the organization, co-production trends, the group's newly launched initiative, and its upcoming event at the Cannes Film Festival. 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: eOne to Open Peppa Pig World Theme Parks in China by 2019

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eOne, the IP rights holder of British animated series Peppa Pig, recently announced that the company planned to open Peppa Pig World theme parks in China by 2019. The theme parks will be operated by Merlin Entertainment Group, which also operates Legoland and Madame Tussauds in China. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Film Hotel Raises $16 Million in Series A Financing

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China’s Film Hotel, a movie-themed hotel chain integrating on-demand theater into hotel rooms, recently raised 100 million yuan ($16 million) in its series A financing led by IDG Capital. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s Live Action ‘Mulan’ Pushed to 2020

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The release date of Disney's upcoming live-action film Mulan has been pushed to March 27, 2020, according to a recent announcement from the company. The announcement came along with a slew of other film updates, including that Avengers: Infinity War will be moved up a week. Read More

Headlines from China: Here is Why ‘Coco’ Performed Poorly on Its Opening Day in China

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'Coco,' Pixar's latest animated movie, opened in China on November 24 and grossed only $1.9 million. Then the next day, its ticket sales jumped 270% to $7.1 million. Read More