China Said To Target Korean Entertainment Amid Missile Defense Dispute

 /  News  / 
China is a primary market for the Korean Wave of pop culture products such as KPop and films that long have dominated East Asia. Read More

Blockbuster Director Feng Xiaogang Signs with CAA

 /  News  / 
CAA also represents Chinese directors including Zhang Yimou and Lu Chuan, Hong Kong directors John Woo and Wong Kar Wai, and Oscar-winning Chinese-American director Ang Lee. Read More

Baidu Uses Big Data to Identify Box Office Fraud

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Chinese tech giant Baidu plans to release its own sales indices that they say will provide evidence of box office fraud before official figures are released. Read More

China Box Office Slumping, Official Numbers Show

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Box office takings in the world’s second-largest film market fell for the first time in half a decade, official figures released this week show. Read More

Alibaba Pictures Launches $300M Investment Fund

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Alibaba Pictures Monday announced it has established a RMB 2 billion ($300 million) fund to invest in film and TV companies, despite an expected increase in first half-year 2016 losses of RMB 400-450 million. Read More

CFI Q&A with Actress Augusta Xu-Holland, Newcomer to Chinese Cinema

 /  People  / 
'The Last Race' star talks about how she broke into the Chinese film industry. Read More

CFI Q&A With Jan Heinze, COO of Global Special Effects Firm Pixomondo

 /  Box Office  / 
The native German talked with CFI about the effect vast amounts of new money is having on the Chinese film and visual effects industries and the prospects for more science fiction films. Read More

‘Bourne’ Gets China Release August 23

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The only other Bourne movie to hit China was ‘The Bourne Legacy’ in 2012, which grossed $32.2M despite Matt Damon's absence. Read More

Is Wanda Sabotaging Huayi’s ‘Rock Dog’s Box Office Chances?

 /  News  / 
China’s film industry is abuzz with speculation that the most expensive Sino-U.S. animated feature to date may struggle to reach the Chinese market, lessening its chances of success overseas. Read More

Hit Korean TV Drama ‘Descendants’ to be Remade as Chinese Film

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Sixteen-part romance was shot all at once to satisfy China's censors and get a simultaneous release in China and South Korea—a first for a Korean production. Read More


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