Many small and medium animation enterprises are faced with financing difficulties. This is mainly because they face the challenges of creativity and intellectual property protection.
  • 11/07/2011
China produced 385 animated films last year, a 28 percent year-on-year increase. The industry also earned more than 500 million yuan (78.7 million U.S. dollars) from exports in 2010, jumping by 60 percent year-on-year, according to the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.
  • 11/07/2011
Having rapidly increased its political and economic might globally, China is eager to boost its so-called soft power — its cultural appeal and influence — overseas by making animated films.
  • 11/07/2011
To protecting local culture and domestic film industry seems to be something with too many positive credits for a country many in the west believe is barbaric. Otherwise, they won’t have presumed that China would allow unconditionally the west film veteran companies’ effort to make the money out of 200 million chinese people.
  • 10/27/2011
Investment in film-making and cinemas is part of a bid to counter western cultural dominance.
  • 10/21/2011
Citing a company filing, reported that Zhejiang Huace Film and TV plans to invest 100 million yuan on the building of the China Martial Arts (Film) Culture Industrial Park in Haining city, Zhejiang province.
  • 10/14/2011
China's box office is expected to rise by nearly a third to hit 13 billion yuan ($2 billion) this year as consumers are more willing to buy tickets for the rising number of domestically made movies, the chief of film distributor Bona Film said.
  • 10/10/2011
Chinese box office takings increased by 64% last year, helped by Hollywood blockbusters such as 3D movie Avatar. Revenue surged to 10.2 billion Chinese yuan (£966m), though local officials said Chinese film-makers needed to up their game to compete with US movies.
  • 10/10/2011
Tencent Inc said it will establish a fund of 500 million yuan (US$75.7 million) to invest in the film and TV sectors as the dot-com firm embarks on its first expansion beyond the Internet industry. Shenzhen-based Tencent is seeking media partners for investment and cooperation opportunities, said the firm, which has more than 600 million users of its instant message service QQ.
  • 10/10/2011
You might be surprised by the rise of a cinema-going culture in a market rampant with piracy, but China suffered for years from a paucity of good content, quality movie theaters and, unsurprisingly, customers willing to pay more to see this bad content in bad theaters. That has all changed dramatically in the last five years.
  • 10/09/2011
Movie Gross Admissions
The Fate of the Fu...
Smurfs: The Lost V... US$11.07(M) 2345386
Mr. Pride vs Miss ... US$9.68(M) 2272433
A Chinese Odyssey ... US$7.95(M) 1983227
The Blood Hound US$1.84(M) 390957
The Mysteries Family US$1.61(M) 386099
Love Off the Cuff US$0.80(M) 157403
Kong: Skull Island US$0.76(M) 156151
This Is Not What I... US$0.63(M) 118245
Ghost in the Shell US$0.62(M) 112113