What Does the Chinese Film Industry Get From Hollywood?

 /  Opinion  / 
Last week Zhang Yimou published an opinion piece in The New York Times titled “What Hollywood Looks Like From China.” What should we make of it? Read More

Why the Curtain Is Falling on Chinese Investment in Hollywood

 /  Opinion  / 
Chinese investors are likely to continue eyeing up overseas motion picture projects — except this time, they’ll have more seasoned perspectives. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

10 Highest Paid Chinese Film Stars Are All Men

 /  News  / 
It’s no surprise that Jackie Chan tops the list this year and earns an average of 80 million yuan per film. What is surprising, however, is that the first woman enters the list at number 14. Read More

10 Most Powerful Filmmakers Scoring at the Chinese Box Office

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
Hong Kong actor-director Stephen Chow tops rankings in a survey of film industry news critics on WeChat. Read More

Film as Soft Power and Hard Currency: The Sino-Hollywood Courtship

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
The old global hierarchies of developed and developing countries have been destabilized as emerging powers such as China compete with the reigning power, the United States, for global influence, and the European Union struggles to keep it together. Read More

Why Monkey King Eddie Peng is One of Asia’s Most Prolific Performers

 /  People  / 
Whenever Eddie Peng was asked about his motivation to take on new characters and challenges, he would often respond with “why not?” Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
From Andy Lau ("The Great Wall") to Kris Wu ("Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"), here is a list of 10 Chinese actors you need to know. Read More

Authorities Create Prize to Subsidize Film Industry

 /  News  / 
A list of 20 “outstanding” Chinese films from 2016 released by a government-backed 'special fund' is raising eyebrows for demonstrating what kinds of films are officially approved. Read More

Zhang Yimou Says China Needs to Produce Better Movies

 /  News  / 
Chinese director Zhang Yimou sounded more like a government representative than an artist during an interview with CNBC Thursday, but admitted that the quality of China's films remains an issue. Read More