Headlines from China: What Data Says about the Market of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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Science fiction is a widely liked genre that generates numerous international blockbusters. While Hollywood produced most of those blockbusters, an increasing number of Chinese sci-fi projects have been emerging in recent years. Read More

‘Warcraft’ Eyes $20B Gaming Market For Film Payoff in China

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A CGI-enhanced live action adaptation of Blizzard's online role playing game that's been a hit on Netease since 2009. Read More

Silicon Valley Funding Site DreameGGs Tries to Hatch U.S.-China Films

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Investors don’t buy equity in individual movie projects but in a DreameGG subsidiary in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Read More

On Screen China: Let the Bear Hug Commence—‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

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China Film Insider takes a look at several key metrics that will affect how this heavyweight U.S.-China co-production will perform. Read More

On Screen China: A Tough ‘Walk’ Between the Force and the Panda

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The coming weekend at the Chinese box office is shaping up to be a veritable dumping ground of middling films dubbed by the Chinese press as “cannon fodder” (炮灰 pàohuī), films that are being pushed out between the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens two weeks ago and the much anticipated January 29 wide Read More

On Screen China: New Releases Hope to Capture Some of the Force at the Box-Office

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Thanks to an unenthusiastic reception from mainland audiences for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, several new releases — both imported and local — have the opportunity this weekend to sweep into theaters and grab a larger share of the market than previously anticipated. The Last Witch Hunter (最后的巫师猎人) – Friday, January 15 Distributor: China Film Read More

That’s a Wrap: 2015’s Top China Film Stories and Trends

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The China Film Insider team wishes you a happy 2016. Thank you for reading and for sharing our work with your friends and colleagues as we continue to grow in the new year. — Jonathan Landreth, Sky Canaves, Pang-chieh Ho, and Jonathan Papish. The box-office booms. Again. China’s box office revenues grew at a blistering Read More

China Film Revenue: Who Watches the Watchers?

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As reported last week, the Motion Picture Association of America has signed an agreement with China Film Group Corporation that will allow US rights owners to realize more money from film exhibition in China. Read More