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DID STUDIOS BRIBE CHINESE OFFICIALS?

April 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Reports that the SEC is looking into dealings between the major Hollywood studios and the Chinese government come as no surprise to studio executives who regularly are required to deal with China. Producer Michael Peyser, who is currently in Beijing exploring co-production opportunities with the Chinese, told today’s (Thursday) Los Angeles Times, “China favors a […]

HOW TO SUCCEED IN CHINA IF YOU’RE A FILMMAKER

December 12, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Although China accounts for about 5 percent of worldwide ticket sales, certain types of movies generate far more than that, according to a study by Robert Cain, a producer and veteran studio consultant on China. In an article for his China Film Biz blog, Cain observes that in 2011, the Chinese box office accounted for […]