CFI Q&A With Jan Heinze, COO of Global Special Effects Firm Pixomondo

 /  Box Office  / 
The native German talked with CFI about the effect vast amounts of new money is having on the Chinese film and visual effects industries and the prospects for more science fiction films. Read More

Is Wanda Sabotaging Huayi’s ‘Rock Dog’s Box Office Chances?

 /  News  / 
China’s film industry is abuzz with speculation that the most expensive Sino-U.S. animated feature to date may struggle to reach the Chinese market, lessening its chances of success overseas. Read More

Exposing Sexual Abuse in China: Q&A with ‘Hooligan Sparrow’ Director Nanfu Wang

 /  People  / 
Nanfu Wang hoped that a woman called Ye Haiyan, who had offered free sex on the Internet to draw attention to the plight of poor women selling their bodies to support their children, would lead her to the prostitutes she wanted to interview. Read More

China Film Community Alarmed by Detention of Tibetan Director

 /  News  / 
China’s film community is up in arms after award-winning Tibetan director Pema Tseden was hospitalized following a scuffle at an airport in the northwestern province of Qinghai on Monday. Read More

China Motion Picture Copyrights

 /  Legal  / 
China joined WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) in 1980 and it introduced its first copyright law in 1990. China adopted modern intellectual property laws as a condition of joining the WTO (the World Trade Organization) in 2001. Read More