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  1. China Needs Movies to Help Fight Corruption, Says Government Advisor

    2:57 am PST 03/06/2015
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    Screenwriter Wang Xingdong makes the proposal on the fringes of China's annual parliament, which is meeting in Beijing. READ MORE

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  2. China's Wanda Showcases Planned Qingdao Studio in L.A.

    2:13 am PST 03/06/2015
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    The giant facility, touted to production managers at a locations show, will open in April 2017, with Wanda and the local government partnering on funding and incentives. READ MORE

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  3. China's Youku Tudou Announces Restructuring, Appoints New COO

    10:30 pm PST 03/05/2015
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    The restructuring is aimed at providing a strong basis for the group's efforts to expand in the movie and TV business. READ MORE

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  4. BBC Served Legal Notice for Airing Rape Documentary (Report)

    7:42 am PST 03/05/2015
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    The head of the Delhi prison where a rapist on death row was interviewed in 'India's Daughter' has sent a notice to the U.K. public broadcaster. READ MORE

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  5. China's Premier Vows to Promote Film, TV Industries, "Core Socialist Values"

    7:22 am PST 03/05/2015
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    Amid promises of reforms to sector regulations, leading industry figures also renew their calls for a film ratings system. READ MORE

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  6. 'Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal' ('Zhong Kui Fu Mo: Xue Yao Mo Ling'): Film Review

    1:27 pm PST 03/04/2015
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    Oscar-winning Hong Kong DP Peter Pau reshapes Chinese folk deity Zhong Kui as a VFX-enhanced hero READ MORE

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  7. India's Censor Board Denies 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Theatrical Release (Report)

    10:35 am PST 03/04/2015
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    India joins a list of countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia and Kenya, that have disallowed the sexually charged film. READ MORE

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  8. China Censorship, Piracy Rules in Focus at Annual Legislative Meeting

    4:31 am PST 03/04/2015
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    Filmmakers have long complained that the industry needs a clearer set of laws as censorship decisions, among other things, at times appear arbitrary. READ MORE

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  9. TV Channel Promoting Japanese Content Abroad Gets Expansion Funding

    1:56 am PST 03/04/2015
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    Wakuwaku Japan, which airs anime, films and dramas, gets money from a fund as it targets 22 countries by 2020 to raise the country's cultural profile abroad. READ MORE

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  10. Alibaba Buys $380 Million Stake in Chinese Production Firm Enlight

    1:20 am PST 03/04/2015
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    The purchase makes the Chinese e-commerce giant Enlight's second-biggest shareholder and underlines Alibaba's ambitions to expand in the booming Chinese film sector. READ MORE

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  11. British Author Jeffrey Archer Accuses Bollywood of Plagiarism

    12:52 am PST 03/04/2015
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    But he is still open to an Indian partner to adapt his book 'Only Time Will Tell' for which he is due to meet Hollywood players. READ MORE

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  12. 'Doraemon' Anime Film Scores Big in Asia with Record Hong Kong Run

    11:26 pm PST 03/03/2015
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    20 percent of its $86 million box office has come overseas, unusually high for a Japanese film. READ MORE

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  13. India Bans Telecast of BBC Rape Documentary

    9:38 pm PST 03/03/2015
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    Authorities are also mulling legal action against Leslee Udwin, whose 'India's Daughter,' which shows a convicted rapist blaming the victim of a gang rape in 2012, will air on the BBC in Britain on Sunday. READ MORE

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  14. China's Bona Film Group Sees 2014 Earnings Double to $16.9 Million

    3:56 pm PST 03/03/2015
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    The film producer and distributor also announced the launch of a second film fund of $270 million. READ MORE

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  15. China, Britain Ratify Co-Production Treaty

    1:45 am PST 03/03/2015
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    U.K. filmmakers hope the agreement will make it easier to export movies to China as co-productions are exempt from the country's foreign film quota. READ MORE

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  16. China Pollution Documentary Draws 200 Million Clicks Amid Smog Concerns

    1:21 am PST 03/03/2015
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    'Under the Dome' by Chai Jing hasn't been banned, which suggests the government is allowing debate on environmental issues ahead of the country's annual parliament session in Beijing. READ MORE

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  17. Overhaul Film Censorship to Boost Business, Suggests Leading Chinese Advisor

    11:48 pm PST 03/02/2015
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    Screenwriter Wang Xingdong makes the proposal at a consultation meeting ahead of China's annual parliament, which meets this week in Beijing. READ MORE

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  18. YA Book '52 Reasons to Hate My Father' Acquired by 'Vampire Academy' Producers (Exclusive)

    11:15 pm PST 03/02/2015
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    The project will be co-produced by Reliance Entertainment along with 'Bend It Like Beckham' producer Deepak Nayar. READ MORE

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  19. Netflix Plans to Break Into China Market Without Local Partners

    10:52 pm PST 03/02/2015
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    The U.S. streaming giant feels partnerships can make business more complicated. READ MORE

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  20. 'Saturday Night Live' Format Comes to China, Seeks Local Comedians

    10:10 pm PST 03/02/2015
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    The video site already streams the U.S. version, but 'Saturday Night Live China' will be tailored to Chinese audiences. READ MORE

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