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: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

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Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Obsession with 3D Film is Waning? 

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China developed an obsession with 3D films after the huge success of Avatar in 2010. However, this obsession seems to have started waning recently. Read More

Headlines from China: The Complicated Supply Chain Behind China’s Fan Economy

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In an age where followers and social media popularity are everything, fans have become an integral part of many Chinese celebrities’ careers. Read More

Are ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Actors Helping Propaganda Films?

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While having attractive young actors play important political figures is certainly refreshing, is it the best way to educate the youth on the country’s most important historical events? Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow’s Hit Movies to be Adapted into Big-budget Online Drama Series

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New Culture Media's PDAL will form a joint venture with Chinese production company Linghe Culture Media to produce over ten online drama series based on Stephen Chow's hit movies, such as 'The God of Cookery' and 'King of Comedy.' Read More

Headlines from China: Japan to Remake Hit Taiwanese Movie ‘You are the Apple of My Eye’

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Japan will remake hit Taiwanese movie 'You are the Apple of My Eye' (2011), which was directed by Taiwanese author Giddens Ko based on his semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Read More

IP is an Industry Obsession: Part 9 of the First CFI Guide

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Awareness and enforcement of copyright rules have become the norm in China, so too has the rush to invest in original intellectual property. Read More