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Chow Yun-fat to donate majority of net worth to charity

During a recent interview with a Hong Kong movie site, Chinese movie legend Chow Yun-Fat said he plans to donate most of his money to charity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:48:40

Beijing Film Academy holds 40-year reunion for class of 1978

One of China's most famous film schools, the Beijing Film Academy, welcomed more than 100 of its celebrity graduates who began their studies at the school 40 years ago to an alumni event held on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:03:40

Busan International Film Festival winners

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia's largest film festival, with judges lauding both for their "original" takes.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 17:48:40

Chinese American Film Festival, TV Festival to be held in Los Angeles

Aiming to connect two of world's largest film markets, 2018 Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) & Chinese American TV Festival (CATF) will kick off at the end of this month in the western U.S. city of Los Angeles, said the organizer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 10:05:31

Chinese American Film Festival, TV Festival to be held in Los Angeles

Aiming to connect two of world's largest film markets, 2018 Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) & Chinese American TV Festival (CATF) will kick off at the end of this month in the western US city of Los Angeles, said the organizer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 18:18:50

China's choice of Jiang Wen's 'Hidden Man' for 91st Oscars bid sparks discussion online

The organizers of the Academy Awards released the complete list of 87 movies competing for the 2019 Oscars foreign language category on Monday, revealing that the Chinese mainland's pick this year is Jiang Wen's action drama Hidden Man.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:43:41

Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival eyes China-US cross-border opportunities

"The US has been leading the world with her technological innovation and cultural creativity, while China has abundant human resources and a vast market," Wang Hanguang, chairman of Hanhai Studios, told the third Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival (HETFest).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 17:33:39

Box-office antihero

Superhero blockbuster Venom saved the day at the North American box office this weekend, pulling in an estimated $80 million in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/8 17:23:39

Chinese National Day box office sees significant decline

The box-office take for this year's just concluded week-long National Day holiday experienced a significant decline over last year, according to estimates on Sunday. The decline was apparent straight from the start as the holiday's first day box-office total on September 30 reached only 252 million yuan ($36.69 million), an 11 percent year-on-year drop from 2017's 283 million yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 18:07:59

Zhang Yimou's film nominated in half of Golden Horse Awards categories

Chinese director Zhang Yimou and his latest work "Shadow" have been nominated in half of the 24 categories at the Golden Horse Awards, according to the nomination list released on the film awards' site on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/2 10:06:33

Zhang Yimou's new film 'Shadow' to hit mainland theaters on Sunday

Five years after work first began on the project, famous Chinese film director Zhang Yimou's new work, Shadow, will finally grace the silver screen in the Chinese mainland on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 18:18:40

Twilight romance

French director Claude Lelouch has started shooting a sequel to his classic romance A Man and a Woman with the same actors, 52 years after the original was a box-office smash.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/27 18:43:40

Star-studded crime film 'Project Gutenberg' to make National Day holiday debut

One of the most-anticipated films for the upcoming National Day holiday in China, Chinese crime action film Project Gutenberg is set to hit Chinese mainland theaters on Sunday, a day before the seven-day holiday begins.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:48:39

Sino-US film 'White Snake' gets release date

Following in the footsteps of The Meg, Warner Bros will release yet another Sino-US coproduction, White Snake, the Hollywood studio's first animated co-production with a Chinese company, the film's producers announced at a press conference in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 16:48:39

Ash Is Purest White breaks director Jia Zhangke's box office record

Director Jia Zhangke's latest work Ash Is Purest White has broken his personal highest box office record of 32.2 million yuan ($ 4.9million) on Sunday morning after being screened across the country for three days.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/23 13:08:57

Chinese animation movie to debut in Nigerian cinemas

A Chinese animation movie will debut in several Nigerian cinemas at the end of 2018 to wow audiences with its special effects.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:41:58

Chinese authorities release new movie ticket regulations

Film ticket sellers must optimize and simplify procedures for ticket refunds and exchanges, a notice released by the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:43:42

Chinese director Feng Xiaogang cut from Jia Zhangke's 'Ash Is Purest White'

A five-minute scene starring Chinese director and actor Feng Xiaogang has been removed from Chinese director Jia Zhangke's film Ash Is Purest White, which is scheduled to hit Chinese mainland theaters on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 17:28:40