‘Deepwater Horizon’ Secures November 15 China Release

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"Deepwater Horizon" (深海浩劫), Lionsgate’s disaster drama, has secured a Chinese cinematic release for November 15. Read More

China Exceeds Quota on Hollywood Films amid Box-Office Slowdown

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China appears to have abandoned its strict foreign film import quota in the final months of 2016 in order to bolster sagging annual box office growth figures. Read More

New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Features Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen

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Disney execs are no doubt hoping the inclusion of Chinese stars Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will help the latest reboot get some purchase in China. Read More

Copyright Protection Does Exist: Part 8 of the First CFI Guide

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China has had a poor reputation for rampant piracy and disregard of intellectual property (IP) rights for a long time, but both Chinese authorities and private actors have been showing an increased awareness of the need to protect and enforce copyrights. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Mekong’ Steams Upriver, ‘BFG’ Friendly but not Big

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National Day holiday receipts continued 2016’s box office stagnation, with the depressed market was fortunately enlivened by the surprise performance of action/thriller "Operation Mekong" (湄公河行动). Read More

A New Film Law is Coming: Part 5 of the First CFI Guide

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As China’s film industry continues to boom, shining as a bright spot in a largely troubled economy, the imperative for transparent governance will only grow. Read More

Chinese Partners Required: Part 1 of the First CFI Guide

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Welcome to the first installment in a 10-part series of practical tips that will make up the CFI Guide to 10 Things to Know about Working in Film in China. Read More

China’s Live Streaming Boom Spawns Online Celebrity Agent Industry

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Getting set up with a live streaming account and filming content for audiences might only take a few minutes, but to become a Chinese internet celebrity is much more complex. Read More

Wanda to Partner with South Korea’s CJ CGV?

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Wanda Cinema Line, China’s biggest movie-theater operator, is in talks with CJ CGV, South Korea's largest movie theater chain, possibly with a view to partnering up in China. Read More

Filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang Takes Down Piracy Site

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Director Tsai Ming-liang struck a blow against piracy in the world’s second-largest film market on Tuesday, forcing the takedown of a file sharing website. Read More