Headlines from China: DreamWorks Introduces Slew of Upcoming Films to Chinese Audience

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Recently, DreamWorks Animation hosted a promotional event in Beijing, introducing the company’s upcoming films to the China market. This is the first event of this kind hosted in China by DreamWorks since it became a subsidiary of Universal Studios. Read More

The Unincredibles: Why China Isn’t an Animation Superpower

 /  Animations  / 
For those trying to resuscitate China’s animation industry, it’s about more than cute flicks — it’s about national pride. Read More

Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

 /  Headlines From China  / 
In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More

China Movies Gone in 48 Hours: Asura and Schadenfreude

 /  Opinion  / 
The real lesson from Asura, and the reason I think its implosion will ultimately prove to be a good thing, is that it shows the Chinese film industry is maturing. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Top 50 Local Films in First Half of 2018

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WeChat media account yiqipaidianying took a look at the profitability of box office top 50 and found that only 12 of them made a profit, 6 broke even while the remaining 32 lost money. Read More

Headlines from China: Another Co-produced Cash Grab Failed at the Box Office in China

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"Escape Plan 2: Hades," which is co-financed by China's Leomus Pictures and stars Sylvester Stallone and Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming, opened in Chinese theaters on June 29. Upon scrutiny, this blockbuster-like action movie seems more like a cash grab. Read More

China’s Entertainment and Culture Industry is Quickly Realizing the Power of IP

 /  News  / 
Major entertainment and cultural players are moving aggressively into the IP game. The attractive Chinese market holds challenges and opportunities. The theme of China’s reliance on international IP is still strong, but demands in emotional reciprocity and generation Z’s rise are creating a new landscape. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for March in NYC

 /  Guide  / 
At the beginning of each month, CFI posts a comprehensive list of Chinese film screenings in NYC. Here is what to see in March.  Read More

Headlines From China: This Company Wins Big This Chinese New Year Film Season

 /  Box Office  / 
Being the co-producer of all three of the highest-grossing films, Detective Chinatown 2, Monster Hunt 2 and Operation Red Sea,HG Entertainment, a subsidiary of Hengdian Group, has certainly profited from the box office success. Read More

Johnnie To, Hong Kong Cinema and the Mainland

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
Straddling their home turf and the highly profitable Mainland market, Johnnie To and Milkyway Image may be emblematic of challenges faced by Hong Kong cinema more widely – and of ways to tackle them. Read More

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