DAILY BRIEF: Aug 28, 2020


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    China is World’s First Market to Achieve Full Box Office Recovery, Says Analytics Firm

    China this week became the first global market to make a “full box office recovery” according to targets developed by the U.K.-based film industry analytics firm Gower Street, the company said Thursday. The firm created five targets to track and compare the paths of different territories’ exhibition sectors back to recovery. Variety

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    HBO Links With China’s Tencent on ‘Miss Fisher’ Adaptation

    WarnerMedia’s HBO has partnered with China’s Tencent on its Mandarin-language adaptation of Australian detective drama "Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries". The 30 x 60-minute series is being produced by Tencent Penguin Pictures, Shanghai 99 Visual and Easy Entertainment for the Tencent Network in China and for WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks in Southeast Asia. Television Business International

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    Tencent Music Entertainment Group Announces Notes Offering

    Tencent Music Entertainment Group today announced its public offering of its senior unsecured notes in one or more tranches, subject to market conditions and other factors. The notes have been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and are expected to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. PR Newswire

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    Beijing Film Festival Sheds Light on Post-Epidemic Cinema Development

    Audiences' passion for cinema has been reignited during the ongoing 10th Beijing International Film Festival as cinemas had been shut down for months giving way to the rise of surging streaming platforms. The festival, which kicked off on Saturday, will last till Aug. 29. Several insiders have shared their views about the new technologies and trends on the distribution and screening of Chinese movies in the post-epidemic era. Xinhua Net

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    China's Bona Film Group Announces Three Films, Including Korean War Film, Set for Release in 2021

    Chinese film giant Bona Film Group is planning to produce three films, including one Korean War (1950-53) film, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in 2021, a Bona Film Group official said at the 10th Beijing International Film on Wednesday. Global Times