Headlines from China: Chinese Director Chloe Zhao Takes Home Top Prize at Venice Film Festival

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Chinese-born director Chloe Zhao just received the Golden Lion award for her film “Nomadland” at the 77th Venice Film Festival. Since Sofia Coppola picked up the top prize in 2010, no other female director has taken home the prize in almost a decade’s time. Read More

Headlines from China: Funded by Chinese Auteur Jia Zhangke, the 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Puts a Spotlight on Lesser-Known Short Films

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While droves of established filmmakers gathered at the Beijing International Film Festival, hundreds of up-and-coming young filmmakers and cinephiles rushed to an alternative film festival held from Aug 23-28 in Jiajiazhuang, a remote village in Fenyang city, North China's Shanxi province. Read More

Headlines from China: New Animation Film ‘New Gods: Nezha Reborn’ Eyes 2020 Release

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New Gods: Nezha Reborn, a new animation film from Light Chaser Animation—the same studio behind the 2019 well-received animation film White Snake, is eyeing a 2020 release. Read More

Headlines from China: Funded by Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke, The 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Just Opened Submission Portal

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 IQiyi’s new original film, adapted from Keigo Higashino’s novel Samayou Yaiba (さまよう刃), made headlines recently for its production announcement. As one of the first films that started production in the post-pandemic age, this new film brought in positive energy to the troubled film industry that is still subject to great uncertainty because of the continuing movie theater closure. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Auteur Jia Zhangke Calls For Theater Reopening, Again

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Leading Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke called for theater reopening once again on social media after the tragic news of Bona’s vice president’s suicide ripped through the Chinese film industry on Wednesday. Read More

Headlines from China: Zhang Yimou’s New Urban Crime Fiction Dropped A Dazzling Trailer

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“Under the Light”, the next feature film from Chinese auteur Zhang Yimou, has completed production and released its first trailer on social media. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke Collaborated with Maoyan and Huanxi Streaming to Promote ‘Ash Is Purest White’

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Jia Zhangke recently appeared on Maoyan app and promoted his latest award-winning film “Ash Is Purest White”. This is the first time Jia collaborated with Maoyan and also his first time to experiment with Maoyan’s 24hr streaming challenge—a new film promotion program that allows users to watch a film online for free within 24 hours. Read More

Headlines from China: Art-house Filmmakers Around the Globe Including Jia Zhangke Create Short Movies About Lockdown Experience

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Thessaloniki Film Festival recently commissioned 8 directors from Greece and 14 others from the rest of the world to produce three-minute short movies about their separate lockdown experiences. Read More

Sharing Luxury Lifestyles With Chinese Consumers: Q&A With Sarah Zhang of House Films

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We caught up with Zhang to discuss the trajectory of her work on branded content in China and House Films' latest offering, “Yacht Life: Love the Ocean.” Read More

Headlines from China: Cinémathèque Française to Host Largest Ever Jia Zhangke Retrospective

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Titled "La Galaxie Jia Zhangke," it is the largest and most comprehensive retrospective of Jia's works so far. Read More


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