#54 What is the future of China’s animation industry?

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With a market that will quadruple between 2013 and 2025, China’s animation industry is getting more and more assertive with success stories like Ne Zha (2019), currently the third highest-grossing films in Chinese box office. But what challenges do Chinese animators, producers, and storytellers still face? And how can animated Chinese stories find an audience abroad?
Featuring
Lulu Hansen: Creative producer
Yi Yan: General Manager of Ju Pin Pictures
Dalton Grant Jr.: Co-Founder Floating World Animation Studio
Middle Earth is distributed by The World of Chinese (www.theworldofchinese.com). Every two months, both in print and online, the team at TWOC takes a contemporary issue in Chinese society and culture and looks behind the headlines to share how it affects people on the ground.

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