“This is one of many steps in our film reform that have taken place here since around 2004,” Zhao explains. “It has all been about transforming a cultural undertaking into an industry.”
  • 12/02/2011
The issue of Chinese movies "going global" became a hot topic for Chinese film-makers following the publication of a communiqué after the Third Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
  • 12/02/2011
Before the Zhang Yimou's much-anticipated epic, The Flowers of War, hit domestic theaters, a battle had taken place between distributors and cinemas over ticket prices and profit sharing.
  • 12/02/2011
Founded in 1945, the Changchun Film Studio, later known as the CFGC after transitioning to a corporate structure, is widely regarded as the cradle of modern Chinese film.
  • 12/02/2011
Tudou, a leading online video company in China, announced that it has entered into a program license agreement for the exclusive license of Japanese anime produced by TV Tokyo Corporation and TY Tokyo Medianet, Inc.
  • 12/01/2011
Directed by the legendary Zhang Yimou, the Oscar winner is the first major Westerner to play a lead role in a Chinese movie with Rape of Nanking epic "The Flowers of War."
  • 12/01/2011
China's government is prohibiting television stations from placing advertisements in the middle of TV dramas in a move meant to attract viewers and boost program quality.
  • 11/30/2011
In 2011, Asia (and in particular China) continues to lead the global market with digital conversions being driven by a boom in new cinema construction as well as the ongoing retrofit of existing cinemas.
  • 11/30/2011
China's film industry, the world's third largest in terms of production, has been criticized for its over-commercialization and a lack of cultural depth.
  • 11/28/2011
China's state broadcaster CCTV plans to expand its global operations next year, state media said last month, as Beijing seeks to boost the country's influence overseas.
  • 11/28/2011
Movie Gross Admissions
Tomb Raider
Black Panther US$31.03(M) 5178815
Operation Red Sea US$24.68(M) 4062757
Amazing China US$16.70(M) 3197011
The Shape of Water US$11.28(M) 2189105
Bajrangi Bhaijaan US$10.29(M) 2015443
Detective Chinatow... US$9.24(M) 1577344
Peter Rabbit US$2.87(M) 567381
Three Billboards O... US$2.18(M) 365639
The Big Bad Fox an... US$1.77(M) 360232