Seven Trends Shaping The Chinese Film Industry

Revenue generated by China’s film industry will reach RMB 200 billion (US$30 billion) by 2020, with both box office…


Chinese Review Website Douban Forms Film Production Company

Douban, China’s most active and influential media review website, is moving into film production. Read.douban.com…


Alibaba Pictures Invests in Hangzhou Cinema Company

Alibaba Pictures, the entertainment arm of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is investing RMB 100 million (US$15.2 million)…


China’s Mango TV Seeks Back-Door Listing

Chinese new media firm Mango TV has announced plans to list via a reverse merger with TV shopping firm Happigo Home…


Chinese State Media Blames Flagging Box Office On Celebrity Culture And Bad Directors

Communist Party of China (CCP) newspaper People’s Daily launched a broadside against the country’s film industry on…


Baidu Uses Big Data to Identify Box Office Fraud

Chinese tech giant Baidu, operator of China’s most popular search engine, plans to release its own sales indices that…


Film, Special Effects And Sci-Fi In China: Jan Heinze, COO of Pixomondo Q&A

When Jan Heinze, chief operating officer of Pixomondo, a global special effects company, first came to China in 2009,…


Foreigners In China's New Media Landscape Face Uphill Battle: Jiaflix Co-Founder

As China’s economy, the world’s second largest, slows, international businesses working there across all sectors have…


China’s First Homegrown Sci-Fi Film Struggles to Market

President Obama and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have already read the book, but they will have to wait until next year…


Is There A Film Industry Bubble? China's Top Tech-Backed Figures Weigh In

The speed with which the Chinese film industry has developed in recent years has been dizzyingly fast, even for the…