Headlines from China: ‘Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains’ Enters Cannes Film Festival 

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Directed by Gu Xiaogang, Chinese film Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (“春江水暖”) will be the closing film for International Critics' Week at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: 2019 China Box Office Exceeds RMB 20 Billion in 103 Days

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As of April 13, China's total box office revenue in 2019 has exceeded RMB20 billion (US$2.98 B). It took 103 days to reach this mark, 13 days longer than last year. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney is Our Role Model Says Wanda Film President

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At a recent event, Wanda Film President Zeng Maojun introduced the company's business activities across the world. Zeng stressed the importance of integrating film IPs into the companies' other products and services, saying that Disney is Wanda's role model in terms of IP development and monetization. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Research Report Launches English Version For the First Time

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This annual report just entered its 12th year, but this is the first time the Report launches its international version. Read More

Headlines from China: The Changing Landscape of Film Distribution in China

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The fact that a few traditional distribution companies recently went out of business further reflects the reality that the landscape of film distribution in China is rapidly changing. Read More

Headlines from China: Who Is to Blame for Low Screen Share?

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Chinese director Li Fei recently expressed dissatisfaction with  the distributor of his film "Fate Express" on social media. According to Li, the distributor was paid 4 million yuan ($0.62 million) to help the film get 10% of screen share. However, the film ended up getting only 3.1% on its opening day. Read More

Headlines from China: How Celebrities Avoid Taxes in China

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As the recent tax evasion probe sparked by Fan Bingbing's contract leak makes the headlines, more strategies Chinese celebrities use to avoid high taxes are discussed in this article. Read More

Headlines from China: Industry Professionals Call for Refinement of Film Law

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This year’s May Day holiday season ended with two controversies making the headlines. Both cases indicate the chaotic state of film distribution in China and lead many industry professionals to call for refinement of the country's Film Law. Read More

Headlines from China: Hollywood’s Localization in China: What Works, What Doesn’t

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This article analyzes four major strategies Hollywood often uses to localize films for the Chinese market. Find out what works and what doesn't. Read More

First Italy-China Co-production ‘Coffee’ Set for December 30 China Release

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'Coffee,' the first Italy-China co-production set in Italy, China and Belgium, has scored a December 30 China release, according to an official statement made on December 21. Read More