Theatrical industry

Japanese animation film, “Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween” leaped to the top of the mainland China box office and gave the industry its best figures in six weeks. It also helped push the industry’s year-to-date cumulative past the $4 billion mark. The film opened with $11.7 million (RMB81.7 million)…

Finally, a newly released film has penetrated China’s box office top five, the first time this has happened in a month. But “Serendipity Love” had so little impact that it failed to displace the incumbent “Home Coming” from first place. And the nationwide theatrical business slipped to within a whisker…

Further media industry upheaval is on the cards, as the world exits from COVID and heads towards possible recession, warned financier and media advisor Joe Ravitch. “A lot of trends are now being reversed,” said Ravitch, partner and co-founder of Raine group. He was speaking at the APOS conference in…