‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Becomes Sixth Film to Exceed 2016 Box Office Quota

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Mel Gibson's war epic "Hacksaw Ridge" (血战钢锯岭) has secured a theatrical release in China on Thursday, December 8, the latest Hollywood film to secure a slot in the last couple of months of 2016. Read More

German Films Look for China Opportunities in Hollywood’s Shadow

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The fourth Festival of German Cinema opens Friday in Beijing, part of a three-city, 13-day showcase of films produced by German directors and studios that will also visit Chengdu and Shenzhen. Read More

On Screen China: Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’ Tries to Kick ‘Doctor Strange’ off Top Spot

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Ang Lee’s "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" and Japanese anime "One Piece Film: Gold" this weekend attempt to challenge Disney/Marvel’s "Doctor Strange," which has racked up RMB 415 million (US$61.0 million) through Thursday, November 10. Read More

Trump’s First China-Hollywood Challenge: Renegotiate the Film Quota

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's administration will face its first challenge that will directly impact the China-Hollywood relationship when China's current film importation quota of 34 per year is likely to be renegotiated in February, 2017. Read More

China Enacts New Film Promotion Law

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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

Less Censorship Could Make Independent Film Productions Suffer

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A lack of early official approval may make investors less willing to participate in riskier projects. Read More

‘Doctor Strange’ Wins China Weekend Box Office Easily

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The expectedly strong box office performance of "Doctor Strange" took in almost US$45 million in its first three days, as China Film Insider predicted. Read More

Proving What a China Copyright Registration Covers

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Registering a copyright in China is one thing. But will you be able to prove it if it’s challenged? Read More

Feng Xiaogang’s ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Clears China Censorship

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"I Am Not Madame Bovary" (我不是潘金莲), the highly anticipated social satire by veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, has officially passed China’s film censorship board with some cuts and will finally hit screens on November 18. Read More

On Screen China: Tom Hanks Returns to China This Weekend with ‘Inferno’

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Starting last weekend and spanning all the way to the weekend of December 9, 11 Hollywood films are set for release, including director Ron Howard’s Inferno and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls hitting Chinese screens this Friday, October 28. Read More