Digital Platforms Allow Adult Animation To Shine In China

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It is notable how much of the emerging content is using animation to tell stories with adult themes. It’s a new development in a country where until now, animation has been firmly seen as a children’s medium. Read More

Launch of Big New Romance on Tencent Video Marred by Advertising Bug

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"Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace" is the first work China Literature will have to report to shareholders after having agreed to complete the acquisition. This will also be a way for Tencent practice to diversify its earnings portfolio. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Delivers Drop in Profit and Growth in Online Video in Q2

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On August 15, Chinese tech giant Tencent released the company's unaudited Q2 financial report. According to the report, the company saw significant growth in Q2 with total revenue up 30% year-on-year to $10.7 billion. However, net profit dropped 2% to $2.7 billion. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s E-book Unit to Acquire New Classics Media for Up to $2.25 B

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On August 13, Tencent's e-book unit China Literature announces that the company is in a deal to acquire film & TV production company New Classics Media (NCM) for up to $2.25 billion. Upon completion of the acquisition, New Classics Media will become China Literature's wholly-owned subsidiary. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

Nasdaq-Listed iQiyi Reports 57% Increase in Revenue

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Chinese on-demand video streaming platform iQiyi (爱奇艺) has reported a 57% year-on-year increase in revenue in its first financial report since its IPO. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Meridian Entertainment Forms Strategic Partnership with The Blacklist

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Beijing-based Meridian Entertainment announced today that the company had formed a strategic partnership with The Blacklist, a leading online script marketplace. Read More

Headlines from China: Indian-Chinese Co-production Makes Economic Sense Says Chinese Official

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After "Dangal" became a smash hit last year, "Secret Superstar" blazes new trail for Indian cinema in China as the first revenue-sharing import. What’s on the horizon is the first Indian-Chinese co-production "The Zookeeper," which will be directed by the director of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" Kabir Khan. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Beibei on How HBO Landed in China and What the Future Holds

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In this interview with WeChat media account Sansheng, HBO China CEO Fan Beibei talks about how she helps HBO develop and maintain its business in China from 2014 up to today. Read More

Tencent Report 2018: A Short Introduction to Asia’s Most Important and Least Understood Company

 /  Technology  / 
This short report aims to layout the basics of Tencent’s structure and some detail on their higher management and financials. Read More