TCB in RMB: Iger Celebrates Shanghai Disney’s First Anniversary

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Disney CEO Bob Iger visited China again, this time for the first anniversary of the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort. Read More

China Allows Hollywood to Audit Box Office for First Time: Report

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Hollywood's powerful global lobby group, is auditing China’s box office figures for the first time reports Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the matter. Read More

China Actress Yao Chen Denies Refugee Call Rumors

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Chinese actress Yao Chen has denied reports she called for China to accept refugees into the country after a social media backlash over her supposed comments erupted over the weekend. Read More

How Shanghai Can Become a Moviemaking Powerhouse Once Again

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A dearth of talent once cast the city into the filmmaking wilderness, but recently, the sprouts of renewed growth have appeared. Read More

Disney Unveils Its First Chinese-Language Rom-Com

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Disney’s Chinese-language film production plans took a step forward this week with the unveiling of their first ever Chinese-language romantic comedy starring Chen Bolin and "The Mermaid’s" Jelly Lin at the Shanghai International Film Festival. Read More

Is Shanghai’s Film Industry in Terminal Decline?

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The Shanghai International Film Festival is in full swing, welcoming filmmakers and moviegoers from across the world. Yet in the last few years, the festival’s continued presence has posed a slightly embarrassing question to the city’s residents: Will Shanghai’s film industry rise again? Read More

How China’s ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Give Luxury Brands a Big Boost

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At the 2017 annual result briefing for French cosmetics company L’Occitane on June 12, Andre Hoffmann, the president of the company’s Asia-Pacific region, said the company experienced double-digit growth in China in 2017, with net sales up 11 percent from the prior year. Their Tmall sales saw a staggering 49 percent gain, and drove the company’s overall excellent performance in the country. Read More

‘Baby Driver’ Passes Chinese Censorship

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Sony Picture’s "Baby Driver," the jukebox musical-action-crime-comedy film written and directed by Edgar Wright, has been approved to show in Chinese cinemas, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date is yet to be announced. Read More

China Turns out in Force at Sunny Side of the Doc

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Chinese broadcasters are making their imprint on this week's Sunny Side of the Doc, with one of the largest delegations at the annual event in La Rochelle, France. Read More

Wanda And Tencent Team Up To Develop IP

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Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese real estate giant Dalian Wanda, is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to develop intellectual property (IP) across a range of platforms. Read More