Gabrielle Jaffe is a PTC award-winning writer and editor who is currently based in London. She covers culture, food, travel and nature.

Posts tagged "China film quota"
Cash of the Titans: Will Chinese money ruin the Hollywood flicks you love?

Cash of the Titans: Will Chinese money ruin the Hollywood flicks you love?

The love affair between Hollywood and China has been a longer one than you might think. The courtship began in 1985, shortly after the country opened up, when Universal, Paramount and MGM sent Chinese-American ‘ambassador’ Janet Yang to Beijing. Yang, who’d brought previously unknown Chinese
Will the great film quota wall of China come down?

Will the great film quota wall of China come down?

You probably didn’t notice, but last Saturday was a watershed date in the global cinema industry, one that in future years could be as significant a landmark as, say, the “big bang” on the London stock exchange: 19 March 2011 was the deadline given by