China’s Cultural Reverse Course: From Independence to Patronage in Unofficial Media Production

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It has become obvious to many that China is undergoing a reverse course away from cultural openness and toward ideological closure. Read More

Teen Stars and Red Films: What China Baidu-Searched in 2017

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Here are some of the top searches from Baidu, providing insight into what had Chinese netizens in stitches, gnashing their teeth, or reaching for tissues over the past year. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Partners with Wanda Cinemas to Promote ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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Along with the theatrical opening of Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in China, Star Wars-themed exhibitions, which are co-organized by Disney, Mtime, and Wanda Cinemas, are taking place at over 100 movie theaters in 55 cities across China. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Forecast for 2018

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The 2018 movie box office is projected to reach $9.2 billion (60 billion yuan), with top three films each bringing in $461 million (3 billion yuan). Read More

China’s New Rules Targeting ‘Inappropriate’ Online Games Send NetEase’s Shares Down

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China’s leading internet portal and gaming company NetEase saw its shares drop by 3.23% on NASDAQ on Thursday US time after Xinhua reported that the government plans to clean up “illegal” and “inappropriate” online games. Read More

Headlines from China: 2017 Wrap-up: Animated Films in China

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China is seeing the first box office dip for animated production in six years; ticket sales for all animated movies released in China totaled at around $7.2 billion, a $349 million decrease from 2016. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Yueting Dubbed “Laolai,’ Blacklisted by China’s Top Court

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Tech entrepreneur Jia Yueting is now blacklisted by China’s top court, after failing to pay money he owed to Ping An Securities. Jia is now banned from traveling first-class on planes and trains, visiting hotels, nightclubs, and golf courses, and purchasing other luxuries in general. Read More

The “Chicken Dinner” Guide: to Selling Online Games to China

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China’s online gaming sector is booming despite heavy regulations. Here is a guide to selling your online games in the Chinese market and earn your “chicken dinner.” Read More

Headlines from China: Popular Chinese Drama Series Gets Netflix Release Deal

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Netflix hasn't been able to launch its service in China due to the country's regulatory environment for foreign digital service provider. Alternatively, Netflix tries to engage the Chinese audience through content partnerships with Chinese companies. Read More

New Report Paints Glowing Future for Online Video in China

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The report has identified five key trends in China’s online audio-visual sphere. Read More