The Rich Life of Tora-san and His Family

I saw a touching documentary at a market screening in Tokyo Content Showcase: TORA-SAN OF GOTO 五島のトラさん. Director Masaru Oura kept a visual archive of the Tora family over a period of 22 years, documenting the family’s daily life, separation, reunification, marriage,

The Rich Life of Tora-san and His Family

I saw a touching documentary at a market screening in Tokyo Content Showcase: TORA-SAN OF GOTO 五島のトラさん. Director Masaru Oura kept a visual archive of the Tora family over a period of 22 years, documenting the family’s daily life, separation, reunification, marriage,

Jason Zhao Goes to USC

I had a talk with Jason about his off-and-on relationship with USC, right after he decided to suspend his 3-year MFA program for the second time to work once again in the film industry. Jason’s short film Illusion made in the

Jason Zhao Goes to USC

I had a talk with Jason about his off-and-on relationship with USC, right after he decided to suspend his 3-year MFA program for the second time to work once again in the film industry. Jason’s short film Illusion made in the

Yang Cheng, the connection

I first met Yang Cheng at the 5th China Independent Film Festival in Nanjing, where we both were volunteers. It was the age of MSN, Olympics and global financial crisis. Over the years, Yang wrote film reviews, organized screenings, took

Yang Cheng, the connection

I first met Yang Cheng at the 5th China Independent Film Festival in Nanjing, where we both were volunteers. It was the age of MSN, Olympics and global financial crisis. Over the years, Yang wrote film reviews, organized screenings, took

Has the Torch Been Passed to a New Generation?

Chen Qiufan’s Parallel Universe Chen Qiufan, a.k.a. Stanley Chan, joined Noitom Technology Ltd. as its Vice President in 2015 after working for Google and Baidu in the past decade. He first published a sci-fi story in 1997 and has since

Has the Torch Been Passed to a New Generation?

Chen Qiufan’s Parallel Universe Chen Qiufan, a.k.a. Stanley Chan, joined Noitom Technology Ltd. as its Vice President in 2015 after working for Google and Baidu in the past decade. He first published a sci-fi story in 1997 and has since

China’s Animation Business

This is a series of articles and interviews about China’s animators, ACG platform executives and voice actors, in the hope of presenting the general spectrum of China’s animation business. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf Born in Hong Kong, animation

China’s Animation Business

This is a series of articles and interviews about China’s animators, ACG platform executives and voice actors, in the hope of presenting the general spectrum of China’s animation business. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf Born in Hong Kong, animation

Stand by Me Doraemon, a case study

Stand by Me Doraemon had premiered in Japan on August 8, 2014, so by the time it hit the Chinese cinema on May 28, 2015, a number of audience have already watched it in some theaters, or via BT Torrent.

Stand by Me Doraemon, a case study

Stand by Me Doraemon had premiered in Japan on August 8, 2014, so by the time it hit the Chinese cinema on May 28, 2015, a number of audience have already watched it in some theaters, or via BT Torrent.

Business Opportunities in the China Film Market

Film Location Tourism Merchandising Literary Agency Talents and Talent Management   I. Film Location Tourism Chinese films’ overseas location scout has repeatedly proved to be a continuous drive for Chinese tourists to visit those film locations. Director Feng Xiaogang’s IF

Business Opportunities in the China Film Market

Film Location Tourism Merchandising Literary Agency Talents and Talent Management   I. Film Location Tourism Chinese films’ overseas location scout has repeatedly proved to be a continuous drive for Chinese tourists to visit those film locations. Director Feng Xiaogang’s IF