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What China Wants From Film, A Bigger, Just Happy Enough, Middle Class
Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3 I[...]
When 1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3 Shanghai Premiere
Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share. You can follow along with a few of[...]
How Michael Phelps Kept His Mazda Deal By Apologising To China
Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share[...]
When Black Market Marvel Bootleggers Disappeared in China
Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share[...]
When 1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3 Shanghai Red Carpet
Chris Fenton was an agent at William Morris, president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, and General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings.  He is a China media expert, hoists delegations to China, and is CEO of Media Capital Technologies He has also[...]
HarperCollins to Publish Laura Gao's The Wuhan I Know Graphic Memoir
Laura Gao is also from Wuhan in China, a place that lots of people hadn't heard about – and now have She was going to be flying back home back in January but was warned off by relatives as coronavirus was spreading through the city She chose not to fly, the day after, Wuhan went[...]
China & Uighurs: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
On Sunday's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host touched on China's deculturization efforts against the Uighur people from the northwest Xinjiang region if the country Oliver claims The Uighurs, along with other ethnic minorities, are forced to live in re-education camps while also undergoing forced labor Among the many items manufactured are disposable[...]
mycomicshop
Including one little editorial that has got some people talking. Bye, bye Covid-19 end bye, bye China! The virus that originated China will be gone one day, sooner than later, we all hope But when not going away is the Chinese Communist dictatorship While I certainly have no bone to pick with the Chinese people, I do[...]
Sony changes the PlayStation Store Refund Policy
Looks like China's ongoing war against gaming continues as the country has deactivated the PlayStation Store from Sony Reports started coming in overnight on Twitter that service to the online store has been suspended for a "security upgrade" However, there was no notice from Sony or anyone involved with Sony Interactive Entertainment that there would[...]
China Planning Ban On International Online Gaming
It looks like China is on the verge of doing one of the biggest video game bans in a long time as they're about to shut down online gaming The country recently took action against players in Hong Kong by banning the sales of Animal Crossing: New Horizons after players used the creative features to[...]
What We Learned From The "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Direct
In a new turn of events that shows the political reach in China, the government has removed Animal Crossing: New Horizons from stores As you might suspect, like the rest of the world, the game has become popular with citizens of the country as a stay-at-home activity Because if you can't leave the house to[...]
CCP Games & NetEase Have Been Certified To Publish "EVE Online" In China
CCP Games along with NetEase are celebrating this week as they have officially been certified to publish EVE Online in China As any publisher knows, the process of getting officially authorized to operate in the People's Republic of China is a pain But they achieved it! The two companies are currently making final adjustments and[...]
"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, several esports leagues have had to change plans, including the Overwatch League The league itself took season three around the globe and set up home games in every market with a team Which is a slight problem for the three teams in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou[...]
China Officially Sets Restrictions On Young Gamers
China has imposed new rules aimed at regulating gamers under 18. The Chinese government has debuted regulations by way of the National Press and Publication Administration aimed at users younger than 18 These rules are meant to keep players younger than that from playing games between 10 PM and 8 AM They won't be able to[...]
Blizzard Issues An Official Statement On "Hearthstone" Suspension
Specifically addressing the point that China had no influence over the decision Here's a snippet from the statement. Credit: Blizzard Entertainment Part of Thinking Globally, Leading Responsibly, and Every Voice Matters is recognizing that we have players and fans in almost every country in the world Our goal is to help players connect in areas of commonality,[...]