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Jonathan Papish

New York, NY & Beijing, China
Covers:  I cover the Chinese film and television industry and overall trends in the Chinese media landscape

Personal account of Jonathan Papish, Chinese Film Industry Analyst for @china_film; Subtitle translator for Han Han's DUCKWEED, in theaters 2.10 @chinalionfilm

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Biography

I studied film as an Undergraduate in Northwestern University, focusing on sound design. After graduation, I moved to China where I worked in the international education industry for nearly a decade while studying the language, traveling the country, and blogging on Chinese media. I now work for ...

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@ChinaBoxOffice — 5,443 followers, 4,033 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

JUSTICE LEAGUE debuted with est. ¥101M ($15.3M) on Friday including midnights (excluding ticketing fees). Superhero comps: ULTRON (¥214M), BATMAN V SUPERMAN (¥129M), APOCALYPSE (¥120M), THOR 3 (¥106M), WONDER WOMAN (¥77M), MAN OF STEEL (¥37M) https://t.co/lYCuufpTkd

Nov 16, 2017

JUSTICE LEAGUE earned est. ¥7.7M ($1.1M) from Thursday midnight screenings in China. Comps: ULTRON (¥29.7M), BATMAN V SUPERMAN (¥8.8M), X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (¥7.7M), WONDER WOMAN (¥4.2M), , MAN OF STEEL (¥2.4M) https://t.co/QnkK7CmW57

Nov 03, 2017

THOR: RAGNAROK debuted on Friday with est. ¥108M ($16.3M), including midnight screenings @TaikaWaititi @thorofficial https://t.co/uu9NhvvjZB

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Interview

What's your favorite drink?

White Russian

When you're not at a computer, where are you most likely to be?

In a dark movie theater or a Sichuan restaurant

What's the most common misperception about your beat?

Most people think we only report on the numbers from week to week. I look at trends. I look at how Chinese society is changing as a whole.