Two Entertainment IPOs Land Large: China Film Co. and Omnijoi

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CFC's listing was the biggest, most anticipated in China's booming entertainment sector, with shares rising the daily allowed maximum of 44%. Read More

Alibaba, HTC Announce Virtual Reality Partnership

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Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s cloud computing division Alicloud and Taiwan device maker HTC announced a strategic alliance in virtual reality on Tuesday. Read More

Xiaomi Reveals Its VR Headset

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China is obsessed with Virtual Reality, and smartphone giant Xiaomi is not about to be left behind. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Time Raiders’ Defies Lousy Buzz with Thursday Release

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Sensing a backlash against cheesy visual effects and wooden acting, the film's distributor applied for and was granted a last-minute Thursday evening release. The move paid off. Read More

Can China’s Internet Celebrities Gain International Stardom?

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Having received a joint investment of over US$1 million, Papi Jiang is considered one of China’s most successful internet celebrities, or wang hong (网红). Globally, she still has a long way to go. Read More

On Screen China: Summer Slump Sees July Drop 18% from A Year Earlier

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The month was the third this year—following April and May—in which the Chinese box office shrank from the same month a year earlier. Read More

Chinese Media Blames Spate of Poor Quality Films for Flagging Box Office

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People’s Daily launched a broadside against the country’s film industry on Thursday, blaming the sector’s dramatic reversal in fortunes on “terrible” and “mediocre” films. Read More

Top Chinese Film Animation Boosted by Crowdfunding

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Film and TV crowdfunding campaigns in China hit around 500 million yuan (U.S.$75 million) in 2015. Read More

China Said To Target Korean Entertainment Amid Missile Defense Dispute

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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

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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

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