From Internet Novel to Screen: Are Adaptations Becoming Hot in China?

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China Literature has been betting big on selling adaptation rights to novels or comic books published on its platform to filmmakers, TV producers or game developers. Read More

With “3 x 10 billion” Open Platform, Tencent is Transforming into a Big Content Company

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Tencent announced its ambition to transition from being a tech company to a “new tech + big content” company at the seventh annual Tencent Global Partners Conference held in Chengdu this week. Read More

Headlines from China: Stan Lee’s Chinese Panda Hero to Meet Global Audience in 2018

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Recently, the image of the Chinese panda hero character designed by Stan Lee for the upcoming animation 'Panda vs. Aliens' has been officially unveiled. The animation is still in the making and will be released globally in 2018. Read More

Headlines from China: These Chinese TV Production Companies Make Waves in Third Quarter of 2017

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As of October 31, all listed Chinese film and TV production companies have released their Q3 reports. Among all the TV production companies, Huace Media has been leading the competition over the past three quarters. Read More

Tencent’s China Literature $1.1 Billion IPO Speaks Volumes About Value of IP in China

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In China, a whole new industry chain surrounding online literature IPs is taking form and now involves music, games, TV dramas, and movie production. Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have all entered the battle to compete for the best IPs. Read More

Meet Pinta Studios: Turning VR Content into Money-making IP

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With the Venice International Film Festival kicking off this week, Pinta Studios is showcasing its latest Virtual Reality (VR) animated film 'The Dream Collector' in competition with other 21 VR works from around the world. Read More

Headlines from China: Is IP Losing Its Magic in China?

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While China's film industry is obsessed with IP, this year's most successful films such as 'Wolf Warriors 2', 'Paths of the Soul' and 'Twenty Two' are not based on popular IPs. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Attends World Premiere of ‘Earth’ Doc

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On August 1, BBC Earth Films premiered ‘Earth: One Amazing Day' in Beijing with the film’s directors and narrator, kung fu superstar Jackie Chan, in attendance. Read More

Wanda And Tencent Team Up To Develop IP

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Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese real estate giant Dalian Wanda, is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to develop intellectual property (IP) across a range of platforms. Read More

TCB In RMB: Pirates, Racers, Zombies, Oz

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TCB In RMB is a weekly summary of important developments in the Chinese entertainment business. Read More