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Shortened Olympic torch relay starts for Beijing Games

BEIJING (AP) — The three-day torch relay for the Beijing Olympics, shortened considerably because of concerns about the coronavirus, started Wednesday with an 80-year-old former speedskater carrying t...

Chinese director Zhang Yimou to oversee opening ceremony of 2022 Winter Olympics

Internationally acclaimed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou will oversee the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, state media said on Friday. The Oscar-nominated directo...

Filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns for Olympics opening ceremony

BEIJING (AP) — Renowned Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is promising a simpler opening ceremony for next month's Beijing Winter Games with a bold and unprecedented way of lighting the Olympic flame. ...

Reports: Oscar-winning Japanese costume designer Wada dies

TOKYO (AP) — Emi Wada, the Japanese costume designer who won an Oscar for her work in Akira Kurosawa’s “Ran,” has died, Japanese media reports said Sunday. She was 84. Wada died Nov....

Cliff Walkers Set IMAX China Labor Day Holiday Local Title Opening Record With 25 Million RMB(4 Days), Strong WOM Drives Box Office Surge

SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 4 May 2021 - Following the stellar New Year and Chinese New Year holidays, IMAX China(HKSE:1970) announced today another strong box office over the Labor Day Holi...

China boycotts Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards

[Updated on August 7 at 17:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese films and filmmakers will be absent from this year’s Taipei-based Golden Horse Awards, occasionally dubbed by foreign media...

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's segment cut from 'Berlin, I Love You'

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's segment in the film "Berlin, I Love You" was cut from the final version due to concerns the artist had become a political liability, the artist and f...

China film dropped from Berlin for 'technical reasons'

BEIJING (AP) — The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin International Film Festival for "technical reasons." A notice on the official ...

China reportedly bans film companies from Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The real-life drama continues with the Golden Horse Awards ceremony following news that China may have issued a ban on Chinese companies participating in the event in the wake ...

Taiwan President weighs in as Chinese actor's statement at Golden Horse Awards sparks outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Chinese actor referred to Taiwan as part of China’s territory during the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei last evening, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) re...

Photo story: the style and success of the 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 55th annual Golden Horse Awards was held in Taipei on the evening of Nov. 17, where the best in Chinese-language cinema was recognized. “An Elephant Sitting S...

GOLDEN HORSE: China's Zhang Yimou takes best director award

Renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) on Saturday won the Golden Horse Award for best director with his historical film "Shadow" (影), which starred lead actor Deng Chao (鄧...

Chinese actress Gong Li to serve as jury president of Taiwan's 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's annual top Chinese-language awards ceremony, the Golden Horse Awards, announced July 17 that Chinese actress Gong Li (鞏俐) has been invited by director Ang Lee...