Headlines from China: Alibaba Entertainment Executive Yang Weidong Being Investigated

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On December 4, Alibaba Digital and Entertainment Group released a statement, announcing that Fan Luyuan is appointed as the new CEO of Alibaba's video platform Youku, as Youku's current head Yang Weidong is being investigated by the police. Read More

Headlines from China: Sci-fi Film Based on Liu Cixin’s Novel Set for Chinese New Year Release

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The Wandering Earth, an upcoming science fiction film based on Liu Cixin’s novel of the same name, has been scheduled to release during the lucrative Chinese new year season. Read More

Headlines From China: Chinese Authorities to Further Restrict Foreign Content Programming

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On September 20, China's media regulator The National Radio and Television Administration published drafts of new rules to restrict foreign content programming on TV and online video platforms. Read More

Film Review: Legend of the Mountain

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Scholar encounters the supernatural while copying sacred texts. Newly restored version of an influential King Hu adventure. Read More

Headlines From China: What Can Blockchain Technology Do in Entertainment and Media?

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After the launch of bitcoin futures in major exchanges, blockchain has become a hot topic across industries in China. Many entertainment and media companies are trying to ride the blockchain wave in order to raise more funds. Read More

Headlines from China: The Complicated Supply Chain Behind China’s Fan Economy

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In an age where followers and social media popularity are everything, fans have become an integral part of many Chinese celebrities’ careers. Read More

Headlines from China: Sci-fi Fan Barack Obama Meets Chinese Novelist Liu Cixin in Beijing 

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At the recent Global Education Summit in Beijing, former U.S. President Barack Obama met Chinese sci-fi writer Liu Cixin whose science fiction novel 'The Three-Body Problem' reportedly influenced Obama's presidency. Read More

Why Chinese Sci-Fi Fans Love Homegrown Heroes

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Film and literary protagonists wield ancient philosophy to ward off alien invasions. Read More

Headlines from China: What Data Says about the Market of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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Science fiction is a widely liked genre that generates numerous international blockbusters. While Hollywood produced most of those blockbusters, an increasing number of Chinese sci-fi projects have been emerging in recent years. Read More

Headlines from China: Why 70% of Chinese Films and TV Shows Are Shot in Hengdian

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Located in a remote town in China's Zhejian province, Hengdian World Studios has become the largest film studio in the world, attracting seventy percent Chinese film and TV crews to shoot there every year. Read More