Hit Web Series “The Longest Day in Chang’an” is Winning the Chinese Internet (and is Now Streaming on Amazon)

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Amid a film industry crackdown, the historically detailed Tang Dynasty epic is this summer's breakout title. Read More

How ‘Boys’ Love’ Authors Are Using Love to Make War on Ignorance

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Chinese BL fiction has helped raise public awareness of long-marginalized sexual minorities. Read More

Headlines from China: Road Pictures CEO Talks About Acquisition Strategies at Cannes 

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Road Pictures acquired China rights to Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Palme d’Or-wining "Shoplifters" as well as Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki's "Caprenaum" at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Wang Xiaohui Named Head of China Film Bureau 

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It was announced on May 24 (Beijing Time) that Wang Xiaohui had been named Head of China Film Bureau. Previously a government agency, the Film Bureau became a part of the publicity department of the communist party in March this year as a part of China's government restructuring. Read More

Headlines from China: Mini Web Series is The New Black in China

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Several years ago, web series was still considered an inferior content format compared with film and TV shows. Today, it's considered as the most commercially viable format for online video content in China. 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

Headlines from China: Chinese Media Firm The One Injects Over $1 Billion to Build ‘IP Bank’

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Chinese media company The One will invest 8 billion yuan ($1.22 billion) to build an 'IP Bank', where the company manages its IP assets by connecting IPs with capital and talents, in order to ultimately maximize each IP's commercial potential. Read More

Chinese Publishers Turn to TV as Book Profits Spiral

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More striking than Qin’s Holmesian knack for solving cases is that, unlike most of its competition, Dr. Qin is not the work of a seasoned web TV production company. Instead, it is the fruit of a new generation of TV producers in China: book publishers. Read More

Bad Boy Cop Show Disappears From Internet

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In another reminder that web series in China are subject to the same scrutiny as their television counterparts, popular police drama Yu Zui has disappeared from the internet. Read More