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Cinematographers risk life to record Wuhan COVID-19 crisis

(china org) Five cinematographers have shared how they went to Wuhan to record the reality of the city's COVID-19 outbreak at its height amid fear for their lives.Set in the central Chinese city, once ravaged by the epidemic, the documentary film "Days and Nights in Wuhan" builds its storyline around the…
bubmag
January 13, 2021
Jackie Chan

Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV

Imagine that someone asked you to come up with a sequence of five words. In any other year, some idiosyncratic combination would likely come to mind. This year, though, one five-word sequence that has been etched into the memories of many Americans, and many worldwide, stands out—“person, woman, man, camera,…
bubmag
December 2, 2020
Jackie Chan

China’s Tencent Confirms Taste for International Film-Making

(Variety) Tencent Pictures, the film-making arm of Chinese tech giant Tencent, has the potential to be hugely influential on its home turf due to parent company’s domination of social media and gaming. Tencent’s massive scale – market capitalization over $700 billion makes it one of the world’s largest corporations –…
bubmag
October 28, 2020
Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan’s ‘Vanguard’ Travels as Trinity CineAsia Bets on China Blockbusters to Fill Hollywood Gap (Exclusive)

(Variety) With U.S. studio tentpoles dropping out of the theatrical calendar, Chinese blockbusters may find a rare opportunity to gain some traction abroad. At least that’s what London-based distributor Trinity CineAsia is betting on. The firm has acquired the Jackie Chan-starring blockbuster “Vanguard” from Hong Kong-based Golden Dragon Pictures for theatrical runs…
bubmag
October 3, 2020