Headlines from China: ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel Continues to Top China Box Office Despite Competition from World Cup

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This week, "Jurassic World" sequel continues to top the box office charts in China and has made over 1 billion yuan ($154 M) as of now, despite the competition from the World Cup. Read More

China Film: Quota? What Quota?

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If you’re an independent producer, it’s a good time to be selling to China. Read More

Headlines from China: The Changing Landscape of Film Distribution in China

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The fact that a few traditional distribution companies recently went out of business further reflects the reality that the landscape of film distribution in China is rapidly changing. Read More

Headlines from China: Even Poor-quality Animated Films Profit on China’s Children’s Day

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In recent years, taking children to the movies to celebrate Children's Day has become a trend in China. However, the quality of the movies is not Chinese parents' major consideration. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at 2018 Summer Movies in China 

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The overall quality of this year's summer films in China is thrilling. Imported Hollywood movies will hit the cinema in June, while in July and August, domestic films will overwhelmingly dominate the cinemas due to the annual summer blackout period. Read More

Headlines from China: Mini Web Series is The New Black in China

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Several years ago, web series was still considered an inferior content format compared with film and TV shows. Today, it's considered as the most commercially viable format for online video content in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Italian Director Cristiano Bortone to Adapt Yan Geling’s ‘The Secret Talker’ 

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It's announced at the 71st Cannes Film Festival that Italian director Cristiano Bortone will direct Chinese writer Yan Geling's novel "The Secret Talker." Bortone will start shooting the film in 2019 with a Chinese actress playing the female lead and an American actor playing the male lead. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Smart Cinema App Give China Box Office A Big Push?

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Today, a new app called Smart Cinema is released in China. Using 2K technologies, the app allows users to purchase tickets to watch films that are currently in theater on their phone. The ticket sales will be counted as theatrical box office. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

The Future of Content: US and China Shift the Paradigm

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User experience is shaping the way content is being created, distributed and consumed. The future of storytelling is drastically changing, and being led by countries with the largest media consuming populations, from being featured on the big screen to now being played in the palm of our hands. Read More