Disney CEO Bob Chapek On The “Difficulty” Of Getting Films Released In China |

Disney CEO Bob Chapek on the “difficulty” of releasing movies in China

With Marvel’s global juggernaut Doctor Strange Missing in action in China, Disney CEO Bob Chapek called the situation there “too fluid and too complex, both from a business point of view and from a political point of view.” China and Hollywood have always had a complicated relationship. US officials say it has become little more than a revamp of the film industry and all foreign productions, placed under the direct control of the Communist Party’s propaganda department in 2018. Read more deadline

Tencent Music applauds growth in China’s music streaming economy

Tencent Music has published a report from its internal research institute detailing how China’s music-streaming economy grew in 2021. Among the stats: a sharp increase in the number of new songs released in China: up 53.1% last year to over 1.14m. Meanwhile, the number of new musicians increased by 41.2%. read more Music Companion