In Depth: China’s Cinema Business Faces a Bad Scene

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Industry observers said the movie theater industry is likely approaching a period of consolidation as the business faces abundant challenges: a drop in viewership even as cinema chains have continued to add theater screens, insanely high rents that eat into profits, and a government-imposed limit on foreign titles. Read More

For China’s Studios, Movies Have Lost Their Magic

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All but one of the 13 listed Chinese film studios that had released first-half earnings forecasts by Tuesday expect to see either their profits fall or sink into the red amid tighter government scrutiny over the industry. Read More

Chinese Celeb Promoting ‘Lion King’ Is No Simba, Critics Say

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A popular Chinese singer has triggered debate in the country over his connection to this year’s remake of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” Read More

China Film: Quota? What Quota?

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If you’re an independent producer, it’s a good time to be selling to China. Read More

Headlines from China: How Does China Discover and Support Emerging Filmmakers?

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As the Chinese film market continues to grow, it has become a consensus that cultivating the next generation of filmmakers is one of the most pressing issues faced by China's film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Emerging Trends of the Chinese Film Market

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Emerging trends of the Chinese film market were manifested during The 8th Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Genres Unlikely to Thrive in China

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On April 19, a panel on screenwriting took place at the Beijing International Film Festival. Top screenwriters and industry executives talk about the current state and future development of genre films in China. Read More

Headlines from China: China Now Has about 10,000 Movie Theaters

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According to data released by China’s film bureau, the number of movie theaters in mainland China was 9,965 as of March, 2018. These 9,965 movie theaters offer 54,165 screens, pipping the United States, which had about 45,000 screens as of 2017. Read More

CFI and China Hollywood Society Co-Present Web Panel “Film, Finance, And China” Jan 25

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Join the China Hollywood Society and China Film Insider for our second jointly hosted online event: a web panel discussing co-financing with China. Read More

Headlines from China: 31 Film & TV Works on China’s Priority Copyright Protection List

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China’s National Copyright Administration published a brand new list of 23 films, 4 TV shows, and 4 animation and comic works whose copyrights will be strongly enforced. Read More