Headlines from China: ‘The Monkey King 3’ Leads China Box Office on Valentine’s Day

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Yesterday, local film The Monkey King 3: The Kingdom of Women topped Valentine's Day box office with its nationwide preview screenings. As one of the most anticipated Chinese New Year films, The Monkey King 3 will officially open across China on February 16. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Facts About China’s Small-Town Moviegoers

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100 youngsters from small-town China have been interviewed about their favorite movies and moviegoing habits, and here are the findings. Read More

China Curbs Ticket Subsidies in Blockbuster Season

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The subsidies are a marketing tool used by film studios, distributors and online platforms to fill seats during competitive periods. The companies pay for part of the cost of the ticket, which is set by the distributor and the cinema. Read More

Headlines From China: Which Chinese Cities Sell The Most Movie Tickets?

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Four regions with the best box office growth are Xizang (Tibet), Hainan, Qinghai, and Guizhou. Beijing, on the other hand, has become the slowest growing box office, with only 7.75% of growth from 2016. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Government Selects 5000 Cinemas  to Screen Propaganda Content 

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China's media regulator will select 5000 movie theaters across the country to form a "People's Cinema Line," according to a recent statement from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT). Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

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Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More

Headlines From China: Ticketing Firm Tao Piaopiao Dominates Chinese Film Distribution

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Alibaba’s online ticketing service Taopiaopiao has distributed films with a total box office earning of 15.4 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2017, having contributed to the distribution of 22 films. Read More

Headlines From China: Perfect World To Transfer $262 Million Worth Of Cinema Businesses 

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Researchers believe that the rising number of cinema screens has exceeded the actual demand, while online video platforms see continued growth in the number of users. Focusing on content-based products will likely make Perfect World more competitive. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Acquires Stake in Hollywood Studio Skydance Media

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Hollywood studio Skydance Media has inked a deal with Tencent to sell a little less than 10 percent of its stake to the Chinese tech giant. 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