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China Film Industry Report 2010(Brief Version)
Date:2010-09-28 12:30  Source:Entgroup  Price:Free

Research Background

  Looking back at 2009,despite global economic recession,China's film industry performed exceptionally well with leaping advances.  Based on interviews and in-depth research and analysis of the film industry,EntGroup presents 《2009-2010 China Film Industry Report》.

  Contents
  1. INTRODUCTION OF THE FILM INDUSTRY CHAIN 11
    1.1. Film Industry Chain 11
   2. CURRENT SITUATION OF CHINESE FILM INDUSTRY 12
    2.1. Government support: Film industry as national strategic industry 12
     2.2. The government strengthened regulations on illegal downloading websites, reinforcing laws on the production of copyrights. 12
     2.3. Economic Growth: Continual GDP rise 12
     2.4. New Technology 14
   3. 2009 BOX OFFICE 14
    3.1. 2009 box office revenue and other revenues 14
     3.2. 2009 Single Film Box Office: Three films exceeded 400 million 15
     3.3. 2009 global box office ranking: China ranks No. 9 16
     3.4. Overview and Analysis 17
       3.4.1  2009 annual production analysis: 456 films 17
       3.4.2 Popular genres: action, comedy 17
       3.4.3   Local films' market share: 56.6% 18
       3.4.4 Trends and development of digital films 18
     3.5 Co-production films 18
       3.5.1 Definition 18
       3.5.2 Co-production patterns 19
       3.5.3 Application and procedures 19
       3.5.4 Performance of co-production films 19
       3.5.5 Co-production Trends 20
     3.6 Film Financing 20
       3.6.1 Introduction: film financing channels in China 20
       3.6.2 Government funds 20
       3.6.3 Joint Investment 20
       3.6.4 Private equity and equity financing 21
       3.6.5 Pre-sales 21
       3.6.6 Bank loans 21
       3.6.7 Venture Capital 21
       3.6.8 Product Placement 21
       3.6.9 Film Funds 21
       3.6.10 Stock market listing 21
     3.7 Analysis of Investment Returns 22
       3.7.1 Main source of revenue: theatrical revenues 22
       3.7.2 11 ricks of film investment 22
     3.8 Major production companies 23
       3.8.1 China Film Group Corporation 23
       3.8.2 Shanghai Film Group Corporation 23
       3.8.3 More favored by literary film directors 23
       3.8.4 Huayi Brothers Media 23
       3.8.5 PolyBona Film Distribution Co., Ltd 23
       3.8.6 Beijing New Picture Films 23
       3.8.7 Enlight Pictures 23
       3.8.8 Orange Sky Golden Harvest 23
       3.8.9 Major new production companies 23
       3.8.10 Beijing Perfect World Culture 23
       3.8.11 Beijing Galloping Horse Pictures 23
       3.8.12 LeTV Entertainment Investment Ltd 23
       3.8.13 DMG Entertainment 23
       3.8.14 Shineshow Co. Ltd. 23
       3.8.15 HG Film and TV Productions 23
     3.9 Production trends analysis 24
       3.9.1 No more capital shortage 24
   4 DISTRIBUTION 24
    4.1 Distribution structure and models 24
       4.1.1 Distribution structure 24
       4.1.2 Four distribution models 24
     4.2 Current distribution market 25
       4.2.1 Market shares: China Film Group takes the largest share 25
       4.2.2 Concentration rate: 75.7% 25
     4.3 Film revenue division scheme in China 25
       4.3.1 Development of the scheme 25
     4.4 Major Players 25
       4.4.1 Four types of distribution companies 25
       4.4.2 China Film Group 25
       4.4.3 Huaxia Film Distribution 25
       4.4.4 Shanghai Eastern Film Distribution Ltd 26
       4.4.5 Enlight Pictures 26
       4.4.6 China Film Digital 26
     4.5 2009 Distribution Trends 26
       4.5.1 Distribution gaining importance 26
       4.5.2 The influence of exhibitors 26
       4.5.3 The false box office figure incident 26
       4.5.4 Digital distribution: future trend 26
     4.6 Distribution case studies 26
       4.6.1 A Simple Noodle Story 26
   5 EXHIBITION -- CINEMA CIRCUITS 27
    5.1 Introduction to Chinese cinema circuit system 27
     5.2 Market landscape of cinema circuits 27
     5.3 Competition in the Chinese cinema circuit market 27
       5.3.1 Top 10 cinema circuits 27
     5.4 Current Situation 2009 28
       5.4.1 Polarized market 28
       5.4.2 Uneven distribution of cinemas 28
     5.5 Future trends 28
       5.5.1 Faster development in 2nd and 3rd tier cities 28
       5.5.2 Forming a new landscape of cinema chains 28
   6 EXHIBITION - CINEMAS 29
    6.1 Cinema development 2009 29
       6.1.1 The increase of screens 2009 29
       6.1.2 The growth of digital screening 2009 29
       6.1.3 The growth of 3D screening 29
       6.1.4 The development of IMAX screens 2009 29
     6.2 Cinema market landscape 2009 29
       6.2.1 Distribution of cinema profits 2009 29
       6.2.2 Ticket prices 2009 29
       6.2.3 Top Cinemas by Ranking 2009 30
     6.3 Regional Analysis 2009 30
       6.3.1 Most profitable province: Guangdong 30
       6.3.2 Most profitable City: Beijing 30
     6.4 Cinema investment analysis 30
       6.4.1 Policy support: Digital cinema development in 2nd and 3rd tier cities 30
       6.4.2 New investors and influx of capital 30
       6.4.3 New investment trends: vertical integration 30
     6.5 Cinema investment and management companies 30
       6.5.1 Ranking by screen count 30
       6.5.2 Dadi Cinema Circuit 30
       6.5.3 China Film Group Cinema Investment Ltd 30
   7 MOVIE SEASONS AND TIME SLOTS 2009 31
    7.1 2009 monthly box office analysis 31
       7.1.1 Box office index by month 31
       7.1.2 Release months of blockbusters 31
     7.2 Major movie seasons and time slots in China 2009 31
     7.3 2009 Summer season 31
       7.3.1 2009 National Day Holiday Season 31
       7.3.2 Year-end movie season 2009 31
     7.4 Characteristics on release date arrangement in China 2009 31
       7.4.1 Movie seasons are not evenly distributed 31
       7.4.2 Potential for short-holiday seasons 31
   8 IMPORTS AND EXPORTS 31
    8.1 Imports and exports 2009 31
       8.1.1 International sales and market share 2009: export bottleneck remains 31
       8.1.2 Chinese films winning international awards in 2009 32
     8.2 Imported films in China 2009 32
       8.2.1 Imported films: Revenue-sharing films, flat-fee films and special imports 32
       8.2.2 Procedures of film imports in China 32
       8.2.3 Foreign film box office performance in 2009 32
     8.3 Post-production market 32
     8.4 Major Post-production Companies 32
     8.5 Movie-going survey China in 2009 32
     8.6 Introduction 32
       8.6.1 Movie-going behaviors 32
       8.6.2 Movie-going preference 33
       8.6.3 Lifestyles 33