Chinese Livestreaming’s Leap Year

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Eight terms summarizing another colorful year in the world of Chinese livestreaming. Read More

Chinese City Sponsors $30,000 Esports Tournament for Residents

 /  Esports  / 
The event will be open to local teams of amateur gamers hoping to be crowned Shanghai’s top League of Legends and Honor of Kings talents. Read More

Headlines from China: Could a Hong Kong Listing for Douyin Mean an Even Greater Focus on Asian Expansion?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
According to Reuters, Bytedance is in preliminary discussions with investment banks regarding a standalone IPO for the app, which surpassed 600 million daily active users (DAUs) in August, up from an estimated 400 million at the beginning of 2020. Read More

Tencent Pushes for Merger That Would Create $10 Billion Chinese Twitch

 /  Game  / 
China’s answer to Amazon's Twitch — the wildly popular streaming site where gamers broadcast themselves — is the powerful duopoly of DouYu and Huya. Read More

Headlines from China: Media Measurement Company Fanink Released 2019 Chinese Moviegoers Analysis Report

 /  Headlines From China  / 
On Wednesday, Chinese media measurement company FanInk released an analysis report about China’s film and TV content consumers in 2019. Co-authored by Beijing Film Academy, FanInk’s report aims to provide film distributors and exhibitors with a more accurate and straightforward portrayal of Chinese film and TV content consumers. Read More

Headlines from China: Web Film Market Experienced a Substantial Growth During First Business Quarter

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As online entertainment increased during the coronavirus outbreak, web film industry experienced a remarkable growth in the first quarter. Read More

Tencent Becomes Majority Shareholder in Chinese Game Live-Streamer Huya

 /  Game  / 
Internet giant Tencent is now the biggest shareholder of Chinese game-centric live-streaming platform Huya after buying an additional stake in the company. Read More

China’s Twitch Hoping to Turn Men on to Livestreamed E-Commerce

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Many of the people tuning in to China’s commercial livestreams are women. Live gaming platform Douyu is looking to appeal to a different demographic. Read More

Headlines from China: “Gaokao” is Postposed: What It Means to the Film Industry?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
With this postponement announced yesterday, it is foreseeable that the summer box office will face some declines ahead. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Avengers’ Film Series, ‘Jojo Rabbit’ and ‘Call of the Wild’ Set to Release in China

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As the film exhibition sector in China gradually resumes business, 'Avengers' Film Series, 'Jojo Rabbit' and 'Call of the Wild' are among the first batch of foreign films to be released in China. Read More


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