The American Film Institute has announced the AFI/IDG China Story Fellowship, a new scholarship program at the AFI Conservatory aimed at developing feature-length screenplays that foster greater understanding of Chinese history, culture and literature.
UltraStar Cinemas, a U.S.-owned movie theatre group, and Letian Entertainment, a subsidiary of China’s most influential broadcast network, have announced the formation of a joint venture to develop and operate theatres in China.
Dolby Laboratories and Jet Tone Production have announced that award-winning director Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster will be the first Chinese movie mixed in Dolby Atmos to be shown in the United States.
Barco has announced that it has installed 10,000 units of its digital cinema projectors install bases thus far in Greater China. The company says it is the first manufacturer to reach this number in China.
NCM Media Networks and Beijing China Times Media Advertising Co. have entered into an advertising cooperation and fee agreement to help international brands reach movie audiences in the United States and China.