There was a high degree of confusion when China released its Film Industry Promotion Law on March 1. It was never seriously doubted that new regulations were needed given the Chinese film industry's…
Leading Chinese studio Huayi Brothers Media is shifting its production strategy as a result of last year's sharp slowdown in the theatrical box office. It will deliver two or more massive, local…
Sina Weibo, one of China's leading microblogging companies, is to lead a $500 million investment round for Yixia Tech, a company which operates Sina Weibo's live video streaming operations. Sina…
Which is bigger: China's largest cinema chain or the country's most consistently successful film director? The question is being asked as Feng Xiaogang, director of “Aftershock” and “Back to 1942,”…
Asian stock markets bounced back strongly in early Thursday trading, following Donald Trump's victory speech. Media stocks were also up, but less than market averages. The markets' upward trend…
Feng Xiaogang, the Steven Spielberg of China, Pushes the Artistic Envelope and Sells Lots of Tickets
The nickname "China's Spielberg" seemed particularly appropriate for director Feng Xiaogang when he made "Assembly" in 2007. The film, which opened the Busan Film Festival, is an epic war actioner…
Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of “Captain America: Civil War,” are in talks for an untitled production partnership with China-based Huayi Brothers Media Corp. The new company would be a…
Notwithstanding a director in jail, new vehicle for Huayi and Tencent is on the lookout for acquisitions in Hollywood and Korea.
One of China's most prominent film executives, Jerry Ye is set as CEO of Huayi Brothers Pictures.
Huayi Brothers Media says that its full year profits for 2015 will exceed $136 million (RMB897 million.)
"Mojin – The Lost Legend" lived up to pre-release hype and blasted its way to the top of the Chinese box office charts.