Headlines from China: Disney and Viacom Form Partnerships with Chinese Firms in Content Productions

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The ties between Hollywood and China have never been stopped. Read More

Alibaba Tech and Services to Power Universal’s Beijing Resort

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Alibaba announced on Thursday a partnership with Universal Beijing Resort to help the American theme park conglomerate’s digital operations for its newest theme park scheduled to open in 2021. Read More

Understanding China’s Video Streaming Services: Part Two

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In the second part of this series, we look at a group of seven key players — from the well-established iQiyi  to up-and-coming challenger Xigua Video (a Bytedance company) — and share insights on their business models and prospects in the fast-changing market.  Read More

Understanding China’s Video Streaming Services: Part One

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While the U.S. market braces for the coming “streaming wars,” China has long offered a more diversified ecosystem for online video content. Read More

CBI News Wrap: Interactive Video Ads and More Branding Trends

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Coming just a few weeks after it released the first interactive native video ad, this week iQiyi published a white paper on the development of the format. Read More

China Puts Down ‘Overly Entertaining’ Shows Ahead of Anniversary

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China’s television regulator banned broadcasters from showing any costume or pop idol dramas that are “overly entertaining” in advance of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic on Oct. 1. Read More

Headlines from China: Will 5G Technology Change the Landscape of Online Streaming?

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At a recent industry conference in Chengdu, top executives from China's video streaming sector talked about the possible changes 5G would bring to their businesses. Read More

Chinese Long-form Video Content Creators Are Far from Dead

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Short-form video has no doubt captured the marketing world for its appeal among China’s youth, but if a series of recent deals by Alibaba and Tencent are anything to go by, it’s not over yet for Chinese long-form video content creators. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Netflix Brings Streaming Services to Hotels in Thailand

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The new service targeting Chinese travelers is made possible through iQiyi's partnership with Thai telecommunications operator AIS and China Unicom Global Limited. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At Chinese Video Platforms’ 2019 Slates

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As the Chinese entertainment sector has been having a bumpy ride in 2018, China's online video platforms have learned to curate the 2019 slates with a cautious mind. Read More