The market experienced a period of boom and bust in 2016–2017, as smaller platforms lost both broadcasters and users.
Reading entertainment news and content economy business insights published by Chinese media, it’s not surprising to see the direct use of the term “IP” (in Chinese). This intellectual property’s abbreviated form in Chinese context now refers to concepts of authenticity, brands, characters, stories, and even prototypes of ancient myths. Major entertainment and cultural players are […]
Chinese online game developer and operator Giant Interactive Group is getting into China’s booming movie business, local media reports said. According to the reports on Monday, the company has formed a new subsidiary called Giant Pictures (Jùrén Yǐngyè / 巨人影业) It is the first major move Giant has made since it was privatized in 2014 […]
The Chinese box office has soared in recent years and the growth is projected to continue. The movie ticket sector is a hot target for tech companies who’ve been sniffing around conventional industries for business opportunities. China’s online movie ticket sales as a percentage of total sales reached 75% in July 2015, according to market research firm Eguan and the […]