Headlines from China: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is Now the Highest-grossing Foreign Film in China

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"Avengers: Endgame" has become the first foreign film to earn over RMB 3 billion in the Chinese film market, overtaking The Fate of the Furious to become the highest-grossing foreign film in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Moviegoers’ Hollywood Fatigue

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As special effects can’t easily impress Chinese audience any more, lack of creativity and clichéd storytelling become real problems. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Projected to Make No More than $45 M in China

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WeChat media account "yiqipaidianying" projects that the total China box office of the film will not exceed 300 million yuan ($45 million). Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Chinese Capital Behind the Oscar Nominees

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After "Green Book" was nominated for the Best Picture Award by the 91st Academy Awards, its Chinese co-producer Alibaba Pictures received lots of attention in China. However, Alibaba Pictures is not the first Chinese company that involved in Oscar-nominated films. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Crossed RMB 60 Billion in 2018

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China's film bureau just officially announced key numbers of the Chinese film market in 2018. According to the released info, China box office totaled 60.98 billion yuan in 2018, a 9.06% increase year-over-year. Read More

CFI Interview: Rong Chen, CEO of Perfect World Pictures USA

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At the recent Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, CFI spoke with Rong Chen on entertainment industry trends, Perfect World Pictures' content strategies, doing business with Hollywood, and more. Read More

Indie Flick “A Cool Fish” Crushes Box Office Expectations

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'A Cool Fish' — a small-budget production lacking A-list stars — shocked industry watchers by hitting the #1 spot of the nationwide box office over the weekend. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Reliance on Hollywood Increases Again  

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For China's film bureau, regulating the release of foreign films is always a balancing act. Read More

Chinese Indie Films Meet Hollywood at 2nd Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival

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In a town where China is mainly seen as the largest foreign market for American studios and filmmakers to capitalize upon, the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival has decided to bring a more nuanced China to people in Hollywood. Read More

Why Chinese Audiences May Not Go Crazy for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a hit, but its portrayal of Chinese culture may not resonate with audiences from the Chinese mainland. Read More