Headlines from China: Should Beijing International Film Festival Change Its Dates As Well?

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Last year, the Academy for Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that the 2020 Oscar award ceremony would take place on February 9, which then led many other film awards and festivals, such as Berlinale, BAFTA and Santa Barbara International Film Festival, to change their dates. Read More

Is the US Ready for an All-Chinese Content Streaming Service?

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New streaming platform BAMBU is hoping to bring Chinese movies and TV shows to US audiences. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Netflix Brings Streaming Services to Hotels in Thailand

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The new service targeting Chinese travelers is made possible through iQiyi's partnership with Thai telecommunications operator AIS and China Unicom Global Limited. Read More

Headlines from China: 10 Key Findings on China’s Streaming Industry

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On November 28, China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA) released the “2018 China Netcasting Industry Report,” which includes 10 key findings on the Chinese streaming industry. Read More

Headlines from China: The “Unlucky” Talent Television & Film Co.

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
There were times when Talent Television and Film Co. gained tremendous attention, resources, and ultimately revenues because of its close collaborations with A-listers. Today, however, this model is taking a toll on the company. Read More

Headlines from China: Farewell, Musical.ly

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If you are a user of the video social network app Musical.ly, the next time when you update the app on your phone, you will see that the updated app becomes Tik Tok, the international version of hit Chinese short-video app Douyin. Read More

E-sports video streaming site Douyu planning a US IPO

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Shortly after widely circulated rumors about a Hong Kong IPO, Tencent-backed Douyu is reported to have turned its favors to the US stock market. Read More

China Moves against Anime on Streaming Sites

 /  Animations  / 
The Ministry of Culture has begun investigating platforms that post inappropriate anime videos on the internet. The clean-up aims to protect underage children from anime videos that are deemed too bloody and violent. This time, the crackdown seems to direct toward mainstream online video platforms like iQiyi. Read More

Youku Signs Licensing Deals with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Television

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As a result of the deals, subscribers to the Youku service will be able to watch hundreds of films from NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Television’s respective libraries for no additional fee. Read More

Chinese Millennial Audiences Relish Relics and Re-Enactment

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“National Treasure” marks the first time that CCTV (China Central Television)’s variety channel has officially distributed a program on Bilibili, a streaming website known for youth-oriented, user-generated content. Read More