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

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow to Make ‘The Mermaid 2’ and TV Drama ‘The Mermaid’

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Recently, "Call For Actors" for 'The Mermaid 2" appeared on the internet, which indicates that Stephen Chow has started preparing for the shooting of 'The Mermaid 2.' Read More

Film Review: A Loner

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Director Xing Xiao’s "A Loner," a Shanghai Film Festival premiere in June, is a quiet stage upon which the remarkable veteran actress Zhu Xijuan’s powerful performance enumerates the challenges facing China’s rapidly aging population. Read More

How Shanghai Can Become a Moviemaking Powerhouse Once Again

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A dearth of talent once cast the city into the filmmaking wilderness, but recently, the sprouts of renewed growth have appeared. Read More

Is Shanghai’s Film Industry in Terminal Decline?

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The Shanghai International Film Festival is in full swing, welcoming filmmakers and moviegoers from across the world. Yet in the last few years, the festival’s continued presence has posed a slightly embarrassing question to the city’s residents: Will Shanghai’s film industry rise again? Read More

China Movie Ticketing Service Maoyan Plans IPO: CEO

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Maoyan, China’s market-leading mobile ticketing service, is planning to go public, according to Wang Changtian, the founder, and chairman of Enlight Media, which controls the popular app. Read More

Shanghai International Film Festival Announces Low-Voltage Jury

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The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), set for June 17-26, on Friday announced the jury for its Golden Goblet competition, a distinguished but somewhat less star-studded group than for April's Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Search Giant Baidu Puts $303M into Nuomi Pictures Film Fund

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Over the next two years, the search giant's film arm will invest in at least 30 movies including animated, live action and kids films. Read More