The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors That You Should Know

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In January 2021, "Star Power List," a popular social media account under Shanghai Zixiao Cultural Media Center, announced its list of the top 10 male actors in 2020. Read More

Headlines From China: China’s iQIYI Streaming Platform Wants to Produce More Southeast Asian Stars

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In a bid to break into and dominate the Southeast Asian entertainment market, Chinese online streaming platform iQIYI has announced plans to launch a talent agency in the region. Read More

Headlines From China: Chinese ‘A Writer’s Odyssey’ and Korean ‘Space Sweepers’ Make for a Great Double Feature

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Chinese 'A Writer’s Odyssey' and Korean 'Space Sweepers' Make for a Great Double Feature Read More

Next in Innovation for Q&A Site Zhihu: Sci-Fi Television

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The popular knowledge-sharing platform has announced its first original series, giving hope to China’s long-suffering sci-fi fans. Read More

Chinese Video Streamer iQiyi Targets U.S. Market With Animation on Nickelodeon

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iQiyi said on Thursday that its original computer generated animated series “Deer Squad” will premiere on the child-focused television channel Nickelodeon in the U.S. on January 25, the latest sign that the Chinese online video giant is trying to reach global audiences. Read More

Chinese Gaming Tycoon Dies After Suspected Poisoning

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Yoozoo Games is best known for its Game of Thrones: Winter Is Coming game, as well as its upcoming movie adaptation of popular sci-fi novel series “The Three-Body Problem.” Read More

Headlines From China: Chinese Sports Film ‘Leap’ Selected to Compete in 2021 Oscar

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On Thursday, China announced the selection of sports drama film “Leap” as its contender for the Academy Awards’ best international feature film competition in 2021. Read More

Headlines From China: Gen Z Favorite Bilibili Moves Further Into Content Commerce

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Highlighting the brand opportunities on Bilibili, the platform recently published its inaugural “China-Z 100” list, a selection of the top 100 domestic products targeted at consumers under the age of 30. Read More

How Chinese Tech Builds Trust, Part VI: The Content Trends That Are Growing Bilibili’s Audience

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Some 80% of Bilibili’s users are young Chinese under the age of 25. More than 60% have a university degree and over half are based in first- and second-tier cities. The platform has been leveraging two big Chinese trends to fuel growth. For brands looking to diversify ad placements away from display ads — knowing full well that branded content is 22 times more engaging than display ads — Bilibili offers an opportunity. Read More

Short Show ‘The Long Night’ Offers Quality Over Quantity

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“The Long Night” — its Chinese name, “Chenmo de Zhenxiang,” translates as “The Silent Truth” — is part of a trend of productions with far fewer episodes than what is common in China’s TV industry. Read More


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