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  1. Beijing Film Festival Flexes International Muscle As Red Carpet Rolls Out

    10:12 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    China’s burgeoning film market is proving a powerful draw for overseas industry players, while Oliver Stone advised local filmmakers not to follow Hollywood's lead. READ MORE

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  2. China Film Import Quota Will Open Up in 2017, Says Top Local Producer

    9:25 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    Hollywood has long pushed for free trade in the booming Chinese film market, and producer and CCTV executive Lu Hongshi says it's just a matter of time. READ MORE

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  3. 'It's the Best and Worst of Times for Chinese Cinema,' Says Director Lu Chuan

    6:54 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The in-demand director of "City of Life and Death" discuses his upcoming documentary project with Disney, and the exciting opportunities by myriad shortfalls of the current Chinese film business. READ MORE

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  4. Japan's Studio Ghibli Producing Its First Film With a Theme Song in English

    4:58 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    American singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn is writing the theme for "When Marnie Was There," which will also feature two female leads -- another first for the anime hit factory. READ MORE

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  5. Fox's Star Chinese Movies Launches Asian Film Slate

    4:44 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The channel has three films in the works for Hong Kong, two for Taiwan, and two for Singapore, along with a TV mini-series project it says will be helmed by a film director and produced to a high-quality "international standard." READ MORE

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  6. China Introduces TV Broadcast Rule to Prevent Channels From All Airing the Same Show

    3:15 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    "The worst for Chinese audiences was when 18 stations broadcast the same TV drama at once," said one local media expert of the current situation. READ MORE

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  7. Beijing: John Woo Talks U.S.-China Collaboration, Hollywood Lessons, Next Two Films (Q&A)

    11:52 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    The Hong Kong director shares his views on contemporary Chinese cinema, how he feels about the press calling his next film the "Chinese Titanic," and why he believes he's yet to make a great movie. READ MORE

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  8. Leading British Film Group in Beijing to Explore Closer Ties With China

    10:48 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    A group of 12 talent agents, producers, distributors, film sales companies, exhibitors and representatives from BFI, the British Film Commission and BBC Worldwide have embarked upon the first official trade visit to the Asian powerhouse. READ MORE

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  9. Korean TV Drama Causes Surge in Beer Sales to China

    7:21 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    The huge popularity of "My Love from the Star," which features a female character who's crazy about fried chicken and beer, has led to a 200 percent spike in Korean brew exports. READ MORE

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  10. Long-Lost Silent Film Returned to China

    4:29 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    “The Cave of the Silken Web” was made in 1927 and was the first film adaptation of classic Chinese novel "Journey to the West," which has served as the source material for some of China's biggest blockbusters. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: 'Captain America' Fends Off 'Rio 2' for $80 Million Total

    11:13 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    It’s shaping up to be a strong second quarter for Hollywood in China, with "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Transformers: Age of Extinction" due to open soon. READ MORE

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  12. First U.S.-China Film and TV Expo in L.A. to Take Place in September

    6:35 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    Organizers say it will be the first and biggest-ever showcase of the dual film and TV industries of the U.S. READ MORE

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  13. State-Owned China Film Group Makes Groundbreaking Investment in 'Warcraft,' 'Seventh Son'

    3:49 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    The deal marks the first time that China Film has taken a stake in Hollywood movies. READ MORE

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  14. Hong Kong's Emperor Motion Pictures Beefs Up Production, Exhibition Units

    1:39 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    Emperor hires Daniel Yu and Damon Chan as the company expands in mainland China. READ MORE

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  15. Beijing Film Festival Brings Hollywood Power Players, Classic Cinema to China

    5:50 am PDT 04/14/2014
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    The Chinese capital’s premier movie event will feature A-list industryites, including Chris Dodd, Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone, "Frozen" producer Peter Del Vecho and John Woo, while also offering a cinematic feast for local film fans. READ MORE

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  16. 'Frozen' Heading Toward $100 Million at Japan Box Office

    5:07 am PDT 04/14/2014
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    Japan overtakes South Korea as the Oscar-winning animation's second biggest market behind the U.S. READ MORE

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  17. Hong Kong Film Awards: 'The Grandmaster' Nabs 12 Wins

    9:32 am PDT 04/13/2014
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    "I remember it was 1994 when I was last here. It was a short walk from the podium to the stage, but it took me 20 years to come back to this spot," said Wong when he accepted the best director award. READ MORE

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  18. China Box Office: Local Films Fuel First Quarter Surge of Nearly 30 Percent

    6:59 pm PDT 04/11/2014
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    Chinese moviegoers have already spent more at the movies than they did during all of 2009. READ MORE

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  19. Artist Recreates Jackie Chan's Face With 64,000 Chopsticks (Video)

    4:52 am PDT 04/11/2014
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    Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname "Red," created the portrait as a birthday present to the action star, who turned 60 earlier this week. READ MORE

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  20. Screen Australia Commits Development Funds to Sixteen New Films

    1:04 am PDT 04/11/2014
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    Projects from See Saw Films, Stephan Elliot, and Ben Elton and the Wiggles are among those that will receive more than $475,000 in development support from the national agency. READ MORE

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