Headlines from China: A Look at Top 50 Local Films in First Half of 2018

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WeChat media account yiqipaidianying took a look at the profitability of box office top 50 and found that only 12 of them made a profit, 6 broke even while the remaining 32 lost money. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Hits $4.77 B in First Half of 2018

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According to data released by Ent Group, 2018 China box office has reached 31.6 billion yuan ($4.77 billion) as of June 29. Domestic films account for 59.6% of the total box office earnings. Read More

Tribeca Film Festival Spotlights Asian-themed Films

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This year's Tribeca Film Festival boasts almost 100 features and 55 shorts chosen from over 8,700 total submissions. While the majority of titles are from the U.S., an impressive 46 countries are represented. One encouraging trend is the Festival's focus on Asian films.  Read More

Headlines from China: The Disappearance of Female Leads in China’s Box Office Hits

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Since Wolf Warrior 2 was crowned king of the Chinese box office last year, female characters in China's box office hits become less and less memorable. Read More

Headlines from China: Which Provinces in China Love Foreign Films the Most? 

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Along with the development of China's film industry and Chinese moviegoers' ever-changing tastes, foreign films overall perform better and better in China over the past three years. But which provinces in China love foreign films the most? Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Buddy Love’ The Key To Winning Box Office In China

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“Buddy Love,” a screenwriting technique first mentioned in screenwriter Blake Snyder’s book Save The Cat, has been seen employed in many top-grossing Chinese films, most recently, Detective Chinatown 2 and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Headlines From China: Why Are There So Many Production Companies Behind Chinese Films?

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It might be surprising to many, but there are over 100 production companies that have co-produced the five most popular Chinese New Year films. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for March in NYC

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At the beginning of each month, CFI posts a comprehensive list of Chinese film screenings in NYC. Here is what to see in March.  Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Beibei on How HBO Landed in China and What the Future Holds

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In this interview with WeChat media account Sansheng, HBO China CEO Fan Beibei talks about how she helps HBO develop and maintain its business in China from 2014 up to today. Read More

Headlines from China: Media Giant Toutiao to Tap into Variety Shows and TV Dramas

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Many industry observers speculate that Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao have been planning to produce its own entertainment content. the company's recent job postings confirm such speculation. Read More