The Rise of China’s Pan-Entertainment Industry: A Conversation with Creation Venture Partners

 /  Money  / 
The 34-year-old investor is the founding partner of Creation Venture Partners, a three-year-old Chinese venture firm focused on investing in the so-called “pan-entertainment” industry. Read More

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground to Get China Release via Deal with Tencent

 /  News  / 
The world’s current most popular game, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG), is to be approved for release in China after “strategic cooperation” between Tencent and the game’s Korean developer PUBG Corporation Read More

From Internet Novel to Screen: Are Adaptations Becoming Hot in China?

 /  Opinion  / 
China Literature has been betting big on selling adaptation rights to novels or comic books published on its platform to filmmakers, TV producers or game developers. Read More

Headlines From China: Tough Journey Ahead For Alibaba’s Entertainment Segment, With or Without Yu Yongfu

 /  Headlines From China  / 
It's evident that Alibaba's entertainment arm is facing various challenges, with or without Yu Yongfu. Read More

Headlines from China: More Money to be Burned by Chinese Video Platforms in 2018?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As the online streaming sector has been seeing continual growth in advertising revenue and number of paid users, the leading platforms backed by giant tech companies, such as Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent, seem to be willing to burn more money in 2018 to conquer the market. Read More

With “3 x 10 billion” Open Platform, Tencent is Transforming into a Big Content Company

 /  News  / 
Tencent announced its ambition to transition from being a tech company to a “new tech + big content” company at the seventh annual Tencent Global Partners Conference held in Chengdu this week. Read More

Tencent’s China Literature $1.1 Billion IPO Speaks Volumes About Value of IP in China

 /  Money  / 
In China, a whole new industry chain surrounding online literature IPs is taking form and now involves music, games, TV dramas, and movie production. Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have all entered the battle to compete for the best IPs. Read More

Tencent Book Unit Begins New Chapter With Massive IPO

 /  Money  / 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s online literature unit, which seeks up to HK$8.3 billion ($1.06 billion) in an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, has had an enthusiastic reception from retail investors. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Finishes Theatrical Run in China with Over $856 M

 /  Headlines From China  / 
China's highest grossing film 'Wolf Warrior 2' will complete its theatrical run on October 28. As of October 26, the film has raked in 5.68 billion yuan ($856 million) at box office. Read More

Headlines from China: John Woo’s ‘A Better Tomorrow’ to Hit Chinese Cinema Screens for the First Time

 /  Headlines From China  / 
'A Better Tomorrow,' a classic Hong Kong crime film made by John Woo in 1986, will hit Chinese cinema screens for the first time on November 17. Read More