CFI Interview: Janet Yang-Producer & Chair of U.S.-China Film Summit

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Janet Yang, celebrated film producer and Chair of the U.S.-China Film Summit, spoke to CFI on the planning of this year’s summit (Nov. 1) and why you should not miss it. Read More

Why China’s $250M is a Disaster For ‘Transformers’ and What It Means for Other Hollywood Franchises

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The projected $250 million finish for Transformers: The Last Knight in China may appear healthy in Paramount's books, but its significant decline from 2014's Age of Extinction signals a change in fortune not only for China's most lucrative franchise, but Hollywood franchises in general. Read More

Book Excerpt: ‘Hollywood Made in China’ by Aynne Kokas

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Hollywood Made in China, a new book by Aynne Kokas, published next week by the University of California Press, represents one of the first wide-ranging attempts to wrap its arms around the complexity and scope of everything that China Film Insider reports on daily:  the rapid growth of China’s commercial film market; Chinese investment in Read More

Sorry Hollywood, The Chinese Market is No Longer Easy Money

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The recent remake of "Ben-Hur" by Paramount Pictures was a box office flop in North America. Its fate in China was no better. Read More