Chinese TV Guilds Issue Salary Cap for Stars

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China’s film, television, and radio sector passes guidelines to cap actors’ wages at 40 percent of a production’s total budget. Sky-high payouts are stifling the industry’s development, sector says. Read More

Corrupt Chinese Officials Profiled, Pilloried on New TV Show

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Reality-style program reveals the sordid secrets of China’s money-grabbing elite. Read More

Bad Boy Cop Show Disappears From Internet

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In another reminder that web series in China are subject to the same scrutiny as their television counterparts, popular police drama Yu Zui has disappeared from the internet. Read More

Will Netflix Ever Go to China?

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Netflix has not entered the Chinese market, and unless it changes its business strategy or China changes its approach to regulating content and Internet streaming, it probably will not be doing so soon. Read More

Hit Korean TV Drama ‘Descendants’ to be Remade as Chinese Film

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Sixteen-part romance was shot all at once to satisfy China's censors and get a simultaneous release in China and South Korea—a first for a Korean production. Read More

CFI Q&A: Wendy Su, author of ‘China’s Encounter with Global Hollywood’

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The Chinese government is a bigger winner than Hollywood up to 2013 due to its strong role and strict policy, but it's still too early to declare an ultimate winner. Read More

New Zealand PM and TV Companies Cozy up to China’s State Broadcaster

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New Zealand film and television punching above its weight but looking to China for growth. Read More

CFI Q&A With Joan Xu, Young Screenwriter in Beijing

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Xu, a recent "Global Shaper" at Davos, talks about the stories that drive her, making money, and dealing with being a relative newcomer in China's restricted movie business. 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