Encore Intl. is continuing its pact with national network China Central Television for another five years, breaking into Shanghai for the first time.
Chinese television authorities have moved to halt a resurgence of unauthorized advertising on local terrestrial and cable TV channels.
Taking advantage of China's copyright law, a Chinese film producer has sued a distributor for underreporting box office revenue and is asking for nearly $2 million in compensation.
"Lotus Lamp," the first commercial animated feature film to be produced in China, is nearing completion after three years of work.
Warner Home Video, the first Hollywood studio to enter the world of Chinese homevideo, is looking to make a push for DVD in China this year.
China Central TV (CCTV), the country's national network, is toying with the idea of launching an international 24-hour Mandarin-language news channel.
The smuggling of video compact discs into China has surged this year, prompting customs authorities to action. Chinese customs seized a record number of smuggled VCDs in 1997, totalling more than…
The first mainland Chinese film to be shot entirely in the United States is about to start production in Los Angeles.
Hsu Feng, the award-winning producer of "Farewell My Concubine," is planning two features for China, including the film version of the best-selling book "Life and Death in Shanghai," by Nien Cheng.
China's film industry is moving ahead with plans to strengthen its struggling studios and distributors.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%