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Hong Kong, China unveil Oscar submissions

Hong Kong action fantasy "Painted Skin" and China's Olympic documentary "Dream Weavers -- Beijing 2008," have been selected as their country's official entries for the 2009 foreign-language film Oscar.

Chinese regulators shut down video sites

SHANGHAI -- Chinese broadcast regulators shut down eight online video sites this week in an open announcement about the sites having carried pornography, violence or content "harmful to social stability."

IDTV, SMG team for Chinese telenovela

SHANGHAI -- Amsterdam-based TV production house IDTV and the Shanghai Media Group will co-produce a 220-episode TV series to begin airing in Chinese primetime in the fall.

Intel invests $12 mil in Shanghai Media Group

SHANGHAI -- Intel Capital, Intel's global investment group, has invested $12 million in the Shanghai Media Group for the development of the media conglomerate's broadband TV services, SMG said late Thursday.

China to start film restoration project

SHANGHAI -- The Beijing-based China Film Archive has begun to restore historic films made in the past 102 years using nine image restoration kits purchased with a partner for about $1 million.