The overall quality of this year's summer films in China is thrilling. Imported Hollywood movies will hit the cinema in June, while in July and August, domestic films will overwhelmingly dominate the cinemas due to the annual summer blackout period. Read More
Several years ago, web series was still considered an inferior content format compared with film and TV shows. Today, it's considered as the most commercially viable format for online video content in China. Read More
It's announced at the 71st Cannes Film Festival that Italian director Cristiano Bortone will direct Chinese writer Yan Geling's novel "The Secret Talker." Bortone will start shooting the film in 2019 with a Chinese actress playing the female lead and an American actor playing the male lead. Read More
Today, a new app called Smart Cinema is released in China. Using 2K technologies, the app allows users to purchase tickets to watch films that are currently in theater on their phone. The ticket sales will be counted as theatrical box office. Read More
Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More
User experience is shaping the way content is being created, distributed and consumed. The future of storytelling is drastically changing, and being led by countries with the largest media consuming populations, from being featured on the big screen to now being played in the palm of our hands. Read More
While an official conclusion has not been reached regarding the ticket-refund controversy surrounded romantic drama ‘Us and Them,’ the film has recently been sued by producers of Screaming Live, a comedy film that also opened in China on Saturday April 29. Read More
Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo will collaborate with Universal Pictures to remake his 1989 action classic The Killer. Lupita Nyong’o has been cast to play the leading role, which was previously played by actor Chow Yun Fat in the 1989 version. Read More
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