China Movie Stars and The Two-Contract Problem

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Over the past couple weeks, the Chinese Internet has been abuzz with chatter about how Chinese movie stars allegedly underreport income via a dual-contract system in which only one contract is disclosed to the tax authorities. Read More

Headlines from China: Who Is to Blame for Low Screen Share?

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Chinese director Li Fei recently expressed dissatisfaction with  the distributor of his film "Fate Express" on social media. According to Li, the distributor was paid 4 million yuan ($0.62 million) to help the film get 10% of screen share. However, the film ended up getting only 3.1% on its opening day. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at 2018 Summer Movies in China 

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The overall quality of this year's summer films in China is thrilling. Imported Hollywood movies will hit the cinema in June, while in July and August, domestic films will overwhelmingly dominate the cinemas due to the annual summer blackout period. Read More

Headlines from China: How Celebrities Avoid Taxes in China

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As the recent tax evasion probe sparked by Fan Bingbing's contract leak makes the headlines, more strategies Chinese celebrities use to avoid high taxes are discussed in this article. Read More

Fan Bingbing’s Leaked Contract Breaks the Chinese Internet

 /  Celebrity  / 
Actress’ studio says it may sue TV personality Cui Yongyuan for posting the private document. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard University

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On May 24, Harvard University awarded seven honorary degrees on its commencement day. Among the seven recipients, famed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai received Doctor's degree in Arts. This makes Wong the first Asian filmmaker who receives such an honor from Harvard. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi to Take Over Baidu’s Online Ticketing Business

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Today, iQiyi announced that the company would take over Baidu Nuomi’s movie ticketing business. iQiyi believes that it’s valuable to integrate movie ticketing with its existing streaming services in order to build an ecosystem. Read More

The Top 10 Chinese Actresses You Need to Know

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We handpicked 10 Chinese actresses whom we think every filmmaker, and anyone who is interested in the Chinese film industry should know. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba to Become the Controlling Shareholder of AcFun

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After a new round of financing and assets reorganization, Alibaba will own over 50 percent of AcFun, making Alibaba the controlling shareholder of this video-sharing site. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s 2017 Top Celebrities by Commercial Value

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CBNweekly, a weekly-published Chinese business news magazine, recently released a list of top 100 Chinese celebrities by commercial value. Read More