Film Importers Find Lucrative Seat in China Box Office

 /  Opinion  / 
China’s history as the land of big bureaucracy, coupled with cultural sensitivities, have led many to believe the import process for movies and TV shows is quite arcane and convoluted when it’s actually relatively simple. Read More

‘Drug War’ Producer Arrested For Drugs

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Liu Wei, who is identified as a producer on the 2013 crime movie, was detained after being found with three bags of cannabis in his Beijing home, according to a report in the Beijing Morning News on Sunday, Read More

326 Chinese Cinemas Punished for Box Office Fraud

 /  Box Office  / 
China’s media watchdog released a full list of the offending theaters alongside steep fines and suspensions related to the extent of their fraud. Read More

Tim Burton’s ‘Peculiar Children’ Makes Cut for China Market

 /  News  / 
An "eyeball feast" enjoyed by some of the monster cast was deemed unsuitable for local audiences and had to be removed in order to gain release here, state-run media reported Thursday. Read More

China Enacts New Film Promotion Law

 /  Legal  / 
China’s long-awaited Film Promotion Law was enacted by the Standing Committee of the PRC National People’s Congress on November 7, 2016 and is set to take effect on March 1, 2017. Read More

China Adopts New Film Law, Will Impact Imports and Co-Productions

 /  Legal  / 
China's new film law surprises few, focusing more on official codification of existing regulations, and maintaining the status quo towards foreign film producers. Read More

Parents, Industry Lobby for Ratings System as Part of Coming Film Laws

 /  News  / 
A film ratings system could mean censors would have to explain their criteria for banning films Read More