Video Platform Douyin Sues Tencent for Defamation

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The court in Beijing’s Haidian district has accepted a case brought by Bytedance-operated short video platform Douyin which is suing Tencent for defamation and requesting RMB 1 million in damages including an apology. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ Set to Release on July 13

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Hidden Man, an upcoming Chinese film directed by Jiang Wen, has scored a July 13 China release. Following Let The Bullets Fly and Alma de Sant Pere, Hidden Man is Jaing Wen’s third film that is set in the Republic of China. Read More

Headlines from China: Will This Smart Cinema App Give China Box Office A Big Push?

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Today, a new app called Smart Cinema is released in China. Using 2K technologies, the app allows users to purchase tickets to watch films that are currently in theater on their phone. The ticket sales will be counted as theatrical box office. Read More

Headlines from China: This Film Promotion Firm Knows How to Win Over Chinese Millennials

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Table Film (小桌电影), a Chinese film promotion firm behind two of this year’s top 5 foreign films in China, has been helping films achieve box office success by winning over Chinese millennials. Here is how they do it. Read More

Tencent and Baidu Make Strides into Already-crowded Short Video Market

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Kuaishou and Douyin may currently be among the frontrunners in China’s short video streaming industry, but new entrant apps from Tencent and Baidu are hoping to challenge their dominance. Read More

Tencent Report 2018: A Short Introduction to Asia’s Most Important and Least Understood Company

 /  Technology  / 
This short report aims to layout the basics of Tencent’s structure and some detail on their higher management and financials. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Facts About China’s Small-Town Moviegoers

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100 youngsters from small-town China have been interviewed about their favorite movies and moviegoing habits, and here are the findings. Read More

With “3 x 10 billion” Open Platform, Tencent is Transforming into a Big Content Company

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Tencent announced its ambition to transition from being a tech company to a “new tech + big content” company at the seventh annual Tencent Global Partners Conference held in Chengdu this week. Read More

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

An HTML5 Animation Made by China’s Official Party Paper Went Viral

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Central Kitchen (中央厨房), a media hub affiliate to the Communist Party’s official paper People’s Daily, launched a 104-second video campaign, which has taken the country’s social media by storm. Read More