China Raises India Film Quota after ‘Buddies,’ ‘Yoga’

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Looks like Wang Baoqiang and Jackie Chan are China’s new cinematic ambassadors to India.  The box office performance of two Chinese films set in India has led to China’s film regulators granting the world’s second most populous nation two more titles in the annual 34-movie import quota in the world’s second-largest cinema market. With Wang Read More

2016 Sets Record for Co-Production Permits in China

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China film officials approved a record number of co-production permits in 2016. China’s State Administration of Press and Publications, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT) issued an all-time high number of co-production permits in 2016, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday. The majority of the 89 permits were for productions from Hong Kong, with 54, Read More

Q&A With Voice Artist on Why Dubbing Will Never Die

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Jiang Guangtao says China’s voice artists have poorly trained actors to thank for their booming business. Tune into any of the soaps, period dramas, or Sino-Japanese War series that dominate daytime TV in China, and there’s a good chance the words spoken by the actors you see will have been replaced with those of voiceover Read More

Is US$2.4 Billion Enough to Redeem Cash-Strapped LeEco?

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China real estate titan Sunac China Holdings Ltd. will become LeEco's second-largest shareholder after leading RMB 16.8 billion (US$2.4 billion) in fresh funding. Read More

China, Russia Team up to Take on ‘The Avengers’ with Communist Superheroes

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Guardians by Russian-Armenian director Sarik Andreasyan is being billed as Russia’s answer to Marvel’s superhero adventures. Read More

This Shanghai-based Startup is Showing off Its AR Magnifier at CES

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NEOBEAR is debuting MAGNEO, an Augmented Reality (AR) intelligent device developed for children, allowing them to better understand the world and greatly broaden their imagination. Read More

On Screen China: The Force Is Not Strong with ‘Rogue One’

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The Force isn’t strong in China. But hey, at least Disney has Marvel. Read More

TechNode’s Top 10 Live Streaming Stories of 2016

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Chinese online video viewers reached 504 million, 73 percent of the total Chinese internet users, and mobile video viewers were 405 million as of 2015. Read More

TechNode’s Top VR and AR Stories of 2016

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From arcades to humanity’s greatest obsessions, from this year’s biggest disappointment to Korean startups, we present you with the top VR and AR stories from our site this year. Read More

George Michael and Wham! Set the Stage for 30 Years of Concerts in China

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April 7, 2015 marked the 30th anniversary of the first time a major concert by a Western pop act was held in China – a visit from Wham! (George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley), who played to a crowd of 15,000 at Beijing's Workers Gymnasium. Read More