CFI Interview: Director Frant Gwo – Exploring Sci-Fi with a Wandering Earth

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"The Wandering Earth" director Frant Gwo talks about his favorite sci-fi movies, collaborations with foreign VFX companies, Wu Jing's participation in the film, and more. Read More

5 Things to Know about ‘China’s Rambo’ Wu Jing – Martial Arts Star of ‘Wandering Earth’

 /  People  / 
The action star and director, best known for his roles in such films as ‘Tai Chi Boxer’, ‘Fatal Contact’ and ‘Wolf Warrior’, has box-office appeal and is a key figure in the Chinese film industry. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Wandering Earth’ Became the 2nd High-grossing Film of All Time in China

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The total box office of science fiction movie 'The Wandering Earth' has crossed 3.8 billion yuan ($561 million) after 14 days in release, overtaking 'Operation Red Sea' (3.65 billion yuan) as the 2nd highest-grossing film of all time in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Foundation to Cultivate Next Generation of Action Filmmakers 

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Featuring Wolf Warrior 2 director Wu Jing and Hong Kong action filmmaker Chin Kar-lok as mentors, this year's workshop presented by Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation will provide 5-day free training to 100 emerging action filmmakers from all around China. Read More

Headlines from China: Nasdaq Welcomes ‘China’s Netflix’ iQiyi Today

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Today, iQiyi (IQ) rang the Nasdaq stock market opening bell in celebration of its IPO. Founded in 2010 by Chinese internet giant Baidu, iQiyi is one of the largest video-streaming platforms in China. Read More

Are ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Actors Helping Propaganda Films?

 /  Opinion  / 
While having attractive young actors play important political figures is certainly refreshing, is it the best way to educate the youth on the country’s most important historical events? Read More

Headlines from China: China’s 2017 Top Celebrities by Commercial Value

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
CBNweekly, a weekly-published Chinese business news magazine, recently released a list of top 100 Chinese celebrities by commercial value. Read More

Contemporary Chinese Cinema: The Year So Far

 /  Opinion  / 
This is an unsteady time, as likely to be exhilarating as confounding, as Chinese cinema attempts to both assert itself as what we are repeatedly told will soon be the world’s largest film market while integrating the stars and traditions of the Hong Kong and Taiwanese pop culture industries. Read More

10 Highest Paid Chinese Film Stars Are All Men

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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

Kung Fu Star Jet Li Talks about The Film He Just Made with Alibaba’s Jack Ma

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The iconic actor hopes to light up future Games with an innovative take on traditional martial arts. Read More