Headlines from China: Tibetan Director Pema Tseden’s ‘Jinpa’ Awarded at Venice Film Festival

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The award ceremony of the 75th Venice Film Festival took place on September 8. Jinpa, a drama feature directed by Tibetan director Pema Tseden and produced by Wong Kar-wai, won Best Screenplay in the “Horizons” section. Read More

Headlines From China: Sohu CEO Zhang Chaoyang: 2017 A Year Of Transition For Online Videos

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Zhang defined 2017 as a year of transition for online videos; Sohu has created 20 high-quality productions in last year and aims to top that number in 2018. Read More

TCB In RMB: M&A, Copycats, IPO and Noncompetes

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TCB In RMB is a weekly summary of important developments in the Chinese entertainment business. Read More

What Everybody ‘Knows’ About Insta-Star Jing Tian

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In the vacuum left by the lack of a reliable independent press, Chinese gossip, with its penchant for detailed embellishment and invasive speculation can make TMZ look like The New York Review of Books. Add the Internet into the mix, and it goes to the next level, a web of conspiratorial, celebrity-denigrating innuendo that is wildly judgmental, sexist, and almost impossible to respond to. Read More

China Online Films Surpassed Theater Releases by 500 Percent in 2016

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The market for Chinese “online films," feature-length motion pictures for online release, saw explosive growth in 2016 in terms of both output and revenue. Read More

China State Broadcaster Takes Over Oscars Live Stream

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Netizens speculate about sensitive nature of documentary nominee about Ukraine protests, Winter on Fire Read More

Netflix May Never Break Into China (1)

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As other tech giants have learned the hard way, China is a market all its own, and Netflix will have to play by Chinese rules. Wired Read More