The Pingyao International Film Festival: Dawn of New Era for Chinese Independent Cinema?

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PYIFF is the first privately run Chinese film festival approved by the authorities. The festival is organized “by a company that operates in a marketed-based manner, which is a relatively new model. Read More

Headlines from China: The 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival Open for Submissions

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The second edition of the Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) is set to take place from October 11-20 this year, according the festival’s official website. The festival also announced call for submissions, seeking films from all around the world. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Have A Nice Day’ Passes Chinese Censorship with “Slight Adjustments”

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Liu Jian’s animated noir film ‘Have A Nice Day’ has passed Chinese censorship with “slight adjustments,” according to the film’s producer Yang Cheng. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Things to Avoid for a Film to Pass China Censorship

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Plan to bring your film to China? Here are the six things your film needs to avoid in order to pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba’s Youku Announces 58 TV Drama Series

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Youku, one of China's top online video and streaming service platforms, recently announced 58 upcoming TV Drama Series. Read More

Headlines from China: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Scores November 24 China Release

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'Coco,' an animated adventure movie produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, has scored a November 24 release date for China. Read More

Headlines from China: Roger Corman’s ‘Palace of the Damned’ to Open in China on November 17

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'Palace of the Damned,' a thriller executive produced by Roger Corman and directed by Hong Kong-based Chinese American filmmaker Antony Szeto, scored a November 17 release date for China. Read More

Previously Postponed ‘Youth’ to Open Pingyao Film Festival

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After its initial premiere was canceled, Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s latest work, “Youth,” will kick off the inaugural Pingyao International Film Festival later this month. Read More