Tencent Book Unit Begins New Chapter With Massive IPO

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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

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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

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'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

Hollywood, China, and Big Data

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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

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“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

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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

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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