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HUNGER GAMES TO TAKE BITE OUT OF CHINESE BOX OFFICE

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hunger Games will become the first U.S. film to be released in China under a new deal that raises the quota on foreign films that are released in 3D and/or IMAX and that gives U.S. studios up to 25 percent of the foreign take, Lionsgate said on Saturday. (Until now, they received around 15 […]

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 […]

U.S. TO PRESS CHINA ON ALLOWING MORE HOLLYWOOD FILMS

May 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

MPAA representatives and U.S. trade officials are attempting to craft a compromise that would result in more American films coming to China, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Thursday), citing no sources. Although the World Trade Organization ruled that China’s restrictions on foreign films — it allows only 20 to be shown each year — […]