Hollywood, China, and Big Data

 /  Opinion  / 
China will only become more sophisticated in its collection and use of big data and companies going into China will need to keep pace or else they’ll just be rolling the dice. At least in the film business, the stakes are too high to accept those odds. Read More

Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

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Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

Doing Business in China: Importing Games Takes Finesse, But Offers Big Rewards

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
Online games in China have a closer spot to the hearts of many youths than their Western contemporaries. Read More

China’s Tech Giants are Increasingly Blurring the Boundaries Between Sectors: McKinsey Report

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
“Ecosystem” is a word that gets thrown a lot in the tech industry but there is a definition of this buzzword which is actually worth your attention. Read More

As Baidu Retreats, Alibaba and Tencent Battle for Online Ticketing Dominance

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Following online travel services and food delivery, online movie ticket booking has become the latest corner of the O2O (online to offline) market to see consolidation after years of cutthroat price wars. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Mad World’ and ‘Small Talk’ Submitted to Compete for the Oscars; Maoyan and Weying Officially Merge

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Chinese language films 'Mad World' and 'Small Talk' are submitted by Hong Kong and Taiwan to compete for this year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Read More

Headlines from China: “Hollywood Lacks Curiosity” Luc Besson Says

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Acclaimed French director Luc Besson recently attended the preview screening of ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ in Beijing to support the film's theatrical opening in China on August 25. Read More

Headlines from China: Andy Lau Expressed His Interest in Playing in ‘Wolf Warriors 3’

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In a recent interview, Hong Kong movie star Andy Lau talked about his upcoming movie ‘The Adventurers’, his previous hit movie ‘Infernal Affairs’, and the Chinese film market. Read More

Chinese State Media Criticizes Tencent’s ‘Honour of Kings’ Game—Again

 /  News  / 
This is the second bout of criticism for the game's producer, Li Min, from the People’s Daily; last week's criticism caused Tencent’s share price to plunge. Read More

China Ticket Firms Maoyan and Weying to Merge?

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Two of China’s largest online movie ticket companies are in talks to merge operations according to respected Chinese business magazine Caijing. Read More