Headlines from China: Douyin Forms Strategic Partnerships with Six Film Production Companies

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Douyin will collaborate with these partners on promotions of movie and music content. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Capitals and Hollywood Superhero Movies 

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As American superhero movies based on comics characters continue to achieve box office success in China, more and more Chinese entertainment companies become interested in co-financing and co-producing this type of superhero movies with the U.S. Read More

Headlines from China: Differences Between iQiyi and Netflix, According to iQiyi Report

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As iQiyi just released the company’s 2018 financial report, we take a look at the differences between iQiyi and Netflix based on this report. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Releases Special Chinese New Year Posters

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The posters thoughtfully combine elements from upcoming Disney films with traditional Chinese imagery to show genuine respect and appreciation of traditional Chinese culture. Read More

Headlines from China: Key Market Trends Revealed at 2018 China Cultural and Entertainment Summit

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In 2018, the size of China’s entertainment market is estimated to exceed 650 billion yuan ($93.7 billion). The market of paid content is valued at 340 billion yuan ($49 billion). Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Gets Approval from China For Fox Deal

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Many have concerned that the deal would be challenged by the Chinese government, given the ongoing US-China trade war. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Reliance on Hollywood Increases Again  

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For China's film bureau, regulating the release of foreign films is always a balancing act. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ Director Finishes Filming His First Chinese Film

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Produced and financed by Meridian Entertainment and Base Media, the film involves over 500 cast and crew members from 17 countries. Director Simon West is best known for directing blockbuster action films, such as Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and The Expendables 2. Read More

Headlines from China: China Release of ‘Air Strike’ Cancelled after Fan Bingbing’s Tax Evasion Charge

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It was announced today that the China release of upcoming war drama Air Strike (aka Unbreakable Spirit) had been cancelled. The film is directed by Chinese filmmaker Xiao Feng and features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Liu Ye, Nicolas Tse and Fang Bingbing. Read More

Headlines from China: Holiday Box Office: A Look at National-day Films 

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Along with the Lunar New Year, China's National Day (October 1) is one of the two lucrative weeks on China's cinematic calendar. This year, local films are expected to dominate the box office again. Read More