‘The Chinese Mayor’ Producer Taps Into VR Documentary Filmmaking

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This is the first in a series of interviews with Chinese filmmakers participating in the 2017 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s 2017 Box Office Has Exceeded 50 Billion Yuan 

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As of November 20, this year's China box office has exceeded 50 billion yuan ($7.54 billion), 19 percent up compared to the same period last year. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

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The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

Headlines from China: More Money to be Burned by Chinese Video Platforms in 2018?

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As the online streaming sector has been seeing continual growth in advertising revenue and number of paid users, the leading platforms backed by giant tech companies, such as Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent, seem to be willing to burn more money in 2018 to conquer the market. Read More

Curtain Falls on Paramount-Huahua $1 Billion Film Tie-Up

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Paramount Pictures said it has terminated its $1 billion film-financing deal with Chinese partner Huahua Media, ending half a year of uncertainty after reports first emerged that the tie-up had run into trouble due to a Beijing crackdown on such investment. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Finishes Theatrical Run in China with Over $856 M

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China's highest grossing film 'Wolf Warrior 2' will complete its theatrical run on October 28. As of October 26, the film has raked in 5.68 billion yuan ($856 million) at box office. Read More

Headlines from China: Fundamental Films Acquires China Rights to Luc Besson’s ‘Anna’ and ‘Leon’

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Fundamental Films acquires China rights to Luc Bessen's new film 'Anna' as well as his classics including 'Leon,' 'Le Grand Bleu,' ' and 'The Fifth Element.' Read More

China Box Office Audit Results Are In – Now What?

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This is essentially how the studios feel about their relationship with Chinese movie theaters – full of underreported revenue and unhappiness, and they hope it never ends. Read More

China Chooses Chuckles Over Chan as Local Comedy ‘Never Say Die’ Wins Holiday Box Office

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The body-swapping mixed martial arts comedy 'Never Say Die' emerged as National Day's clear box office victor, pummeling a field of competitive action films including the Jackie Chan/Pierce Brosnan political thriller 'The Foreigner'. Read More

Holiday Box Office: National Day

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This year's diverse and competitive slate of films has the potential to bring about the biggest National Day box office haul on record. Read More