Headlines from China: Media Giant Toutiao to Tap into Variety Shows and TV Dramas

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Many industry observers speculate that Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao have been planning to produce its own entertainment content. the company's recent job postings confirm such speculation. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Anime Sector Welcomes a New Big Player: Toutiao

 /  Animations  / 
According to information released from China's business bureau, Beijing Shanxing (北京闪星), a subsidiary of Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao, recently took full ownership of online anime community Half Dimension (半次元). Read More

Headlines from China: How Chinese Conglomerates Fail to Conquer the Local Film Market

 /  Headlines From China  / 
With a string of collapsed investment deals attracting attention in 2017, many people believe that the Chinese government's tightened control over overseas investments hinder Chinese conglomerates' expansions in the entertainment industry. But is it true? Read More

China’s Film Industry: Blocked by its Own Great Wall

 /  Opinion  / 
Stanley Rosen commented that “Hollywood has what China lacks: Storytelling ability, marketing, and distribution”. Leung Wing-Fai considers the recent developments in the Chinese film industry to assess its purported deficiencies.  Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow’s Hit Movies to be Adapted into Big-budget Online Drama Series

 /  Headlines From China  / 
New Culture Media's PDAL will form a joint venture with Chinese production company Linghe Culture Media to produce over ten online drama series based on Stephen Chow's hit movies, such as 'The God of Cookery' and 'King of Comedy.' Read More

How Jack Ma’s Tin-Eared Fans Reveal China’s Obsession With Celebrity Culture

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Online reaction to the e-commerce mogul’s pop duet proves that we love nothing more than to fawn over the wealthy. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for October in NYC

 /  Guide  / 
If you are interested in understanding China, you will be interested in the films we are introducing here. And if you happen to be in New York this month, you have the opportunity to see them on the big screen. Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
From Andy Lau ("The Great Wall") to Kris Wu ("Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"), here is a list of 10 Chinese actors you need to know. Read More

Marvel and NetEase to Create New Chinese Superheroes For Marvel Universe

 /  News  / 
Marvel Comics is teaming up with Chinese internet giant NetEase to create new Chinese superheroes to join the Marvel Universe. Read More

China Actress Yao Chen Denies Refugee Call Rumors

 /  News  / 
Chinese actress Yao Chen has denied reports she called for China to accept refugees into the country after a social media backlash over her supposed comments erupted over the weekend. Read More

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