China's State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (Sarft) has given private firms the go-ahead to invest capital in the digitization of the country's TV network to speed up the sluggish switchover.
Would Darth Vader have approved? China's pirates had DVDs of "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" on the streets of Beijing for between 10 and 20 yuan ($1.20-$2.40) while the credits were…
The Year of the Rooster has just begun in China, and it's already shaping up to be another important year for television in the world's fastest-growing media market.
A 25% rise in the ad spend in China, the world's fastest growing economy, was the main factor behind a massive rise in advertising expenditures in greater China, which also includes the giant media…
Get ready for a tidal wave of foreign movies made in China -- that's the message from Ismail Merchant, who has just wrapped historical epic "The White Countess" in Shanghai.
China has greenlit its first national latenight talkshow about sex. Interviewees will wear masks to conceal their blushes in this country where public discussion about sex is still a taboo.
Zhu Wen's latest pic, "South of the Clouds," will underline his position as a leading figure in the increasingly prestigious world of Chinese cinema, but the reclusive helmer says cinema in the…
Twelve beautiful girls wearing sexy costumes playing traditional Chinese music to a slow hip-hop backbeat? That's no way to win over music purists.
China's top helmers are all in production during what is rapidly becoming a mini-boom in mainland pics, as an easing of censorship rules and an influx of Hong Kong coin kickstarts the biz in the…
After the deadly SARS virus put the brakes on China's rapidly expanding economy last year, 2004 is shaping up to be a bumper one for mergers and acquisitions in the entertainment and media industry…
The camera circles a beautiful girl and a handsome young man as her voice off-camera tells us how her boyfriend has had a lot of relationships in the past.