Chinese Police Crack Biggest Case of Online Piracy

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Chinese authorities have cracked the largest case in China of online film and TV series piracy, in which perpetrators made over 8 million yuan in revenues from illegally displaying advertising to users, running off servers across China. 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

Filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang Takes Down Piracy Site

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Director Tsai Ming-liang struck a blow against piracy in the world’s second-largest film market on Tuesday, forcing the takedown of a file sharing website. Read More

Netizens Slam Animated ‘Knock-Off’ of Disney’s ‘Zootopia’

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In 2015, Disney reportedly sued the director of a Chinese animated movie that it felt looked a lot like ‘Cars.’ Read More

Legal Roundup: Expanded Restrictions on Foreign Content Online

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Effective March 10, companies with foreign investment (including international joint ventures) are banned from directly publishing any type of content online in China. Read More

Trends in Chinese Film Law and Regulation

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As China’s movie business continues to grow old challenges still abound even as new issues emerge—many requiring legal or regulatory attention. China Film Insider looks at the trends we expect to hear more about in 2016. Read More

On Screen China: 2016 Opens With a Record Weekend

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After China’s roaring box office posted nearly 50% growth in 2015 over the previous year, moviegoers in the world’s second largest film market rang in 2016 with more record-shattering numbers. Read More

China’s Film Industry Online, Part 4. It’s About Copyrights.

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This is the final post in a series looking at developments in China’s digital ancillaries market. In this series we’ve seen that China’s ancillaries are still comparatively small despite explosive box office growth. In part 1, I looked at how China leads the world in online consumption and how China’s consumers prefer to use mobile Read More