Headlines from China: iQIYI’s ‘Burning Ice’ and ‘Tientsin Mystic’ Coming to Netflix in Early 2018

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After Youku announced its distribution deal with Netflix, iQIYI also revealed that its original drama series 'Burning Ice,' 'Tientsin Mystic will be available on Netflix in the first quarter of 2018. Read More

Headlines from China: Popular Chinese Drama Series Gets Netflix Release Deal

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Netflix hasn't been able to launch its service in China due to the country's regulatory environment for foreign digital service provider. Alternatively, Netflix tries to engage the Chinese audience through content partnerships with Chinese companies. Read More

Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

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Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

Netflix Greenlights Asian-American Series ‘A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities’

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Netflix announced that it would be collaborating with Taiwanese director to bring viewers a new Asian-American series, 'A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities.' Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Largest Streaming Site iQiyi Considers IPO in the U.S.

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iQiyi, China's largest online streaming site, considers seeking initial public offering in the U.S. in 2018, according to sources familiar with the matter. Read More

‘Sky Ladder: The Art Of Cai Guo Qiang’ Scores China Theatrical Release

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First released by Netflix in October 2016, the documentary about the artist best known for his pyrotechnic displays is coming to theaters in his homeland. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix to Produce First Chinese Language Original Series

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Netflix announced its first Chinese language original series: an eight-episode jailbreak thriller called Bardo that will be directed by Taiwanese filmmaker Sam Quah. Read More

How ‘Bojack Horseman’ Became a Voice for a Generation of Disenfranchised Chinese

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Previously referred to as diǎosī (屌丝), the outlook of China's "losers" is characterized by "funeral (丧 sāng) culture" that sums up their bleak perspective on life. And when it comes to funeral culture, one television show stands above them all: "Bojack Horseman." Read More

Copyright Protection in China – It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular

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An article in Monday’s Wall Street Journal, How a Plague on the Movie and Music Industries Became Their Chief Protector in China: Chinese search giant Baidu’s transition to creator and buyer of content has changed its priorities, sums up the change that is happening with China IP protection and enforcement. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line to Go Head to Head with Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent in Online Video

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China’s already crowded online video streaming market looks set to have a new challenger with Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese property development giant Dalian Wanda, set to launch its own video streaming website this year. Read More