Policy Issued for Mainland-Taiwan Film Co-productions

2012/12/5 18:05:00 (Beijing Time)   Source:China Daily    By:Liu Wei

The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has released a new policy for mainland-Taiwan film co-productions and the importation of films from Taiwan to mainland theaters.

The mainland and Taiwan signed the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement in 2010, stating that films from Taiwan are exempted from the film imports quota.

However, the agreement did not specify how a Taiwan film is categorized.

The policy, which was released on Dec 3, defines Taiwan films as Chinese-language films with at least half of its crew coming from Taiwan, and at least half of their copyrights belonging to studios from Taiwan.

The policy also defines mainland-Taiwan co-productions. The story and main characters must have something to do with the mainland and Taiwan, and at least one-third of the cast must be from the mainland. Those films enjoy the same rights as mainland films.

01/09/2017-01/15/2017
Movie Gross Admissions
Rogue One: A Star ...
Gross:US$21.73(M)
Admissions:4402081
Total:US$395.28(M)
Passengers US$17.20(M) 3631772
Some Like It Hot US$16.74(M) 3973804
Railroad Tigers US$6.27(M) 1311436
Backkom Bear:Agent... US$5.80(M) 1301905
The Great Wall US$3.99(M) 838797
Kubo and the Two S... US$2.98(M) 664048
Hacksaw Ridge US$1.86(M) 433293
Boonie Bears:Entan... US$1.72(M) 397681
Eye in the Sky US$1.19(M) 274908