Headlines from China: 80% of Movie Theme Parks Are Losing Money

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Before 2018, movie theme park was a trendy sector that many top film companies, such as Huayi Brothers, Beijing Enlight Media and Wanda Pictures, were eager to tap into. That's not the case anymore. Read More

Wanda Exits The Qingdao Film Metropolis: What Next

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Now that Wanda has completely pulled out of the Film Metropolis project, we have decided this is a good time to take a look at what has happened at the project subsequent to its official opening this year. Read More

Headlines from China: What’s Next for Qingdao Studio After Wanda’s Exit?

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This year, Sunac China took over Wanda's 13 cultural and tourism projects, including the newly opened Wanda Movie Metropolis. Read More

PandaTV Says It‘s Not Dead And Will File For An IPO This Year

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PandaTV, Chinese live streaming platform specializing in e-sports and other entertainment content, plans go public by the end of this year, Chief Operation Officer Zhang Juyuan told local media. Read More

Headlines from China: Sunac to Fully Take Over Wanda’s Cultural and Tourism Projects 

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Wanda Group CEO Wang Jianlin is getting ready to let Sunac China Holdings Ltd. completely take over his cultural tourism business, according to a reporter from Caijing Magazine. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Film to Acquire 96.8% Stake in Wanda Media

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Upon completion of the transaction, Wanda Film will be upgrated from a film exhibitor to a multi-faceted entertainment group. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney is Our Role Model Says Wanda Film President

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At a recent event, Wanda Film President Zeng Maojun introduced the company's business activities across the world. Zeng stressed the importance of integrating film IPs into the companies' other products and services, saying that Disney is Wanda's role model in terms of IP development and monetization. Read More

China’s Entertainment and Culture Industry is Quickly Realizing the Power of IP

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Major entertainment and cultural players are moving aggressively into the IP game. The attractive Chinese market holds challenges and opportunities. The theme of China’s reliance on international IP is still strong, but demands in emotional reciprocity and generation Z’s rise are creating a new landscape. Read More

Chinese Filmmakers Think Local….While the World Waits

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Popular films screen in Italy but international release remains on hold for many. Read More

Headlines From China: Success Of ‘Wonder’ And ‘Secret Superstar’ Unveils Market Potential For Family-Friendly Movies in China

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The success of two low-budget but highly successful films, Wonder and Secret Superstar is a good indicator that China is in need of films whose themes revolve around children. Read More