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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; Chinese to English Audiovisual and Literary Translator

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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 — 5,922 followers, 4,090 tweets

@patrickvons Never! I report on box office numbers...puns are part of the job!
@patrickvons Nice! How’d I miss that pun-tastic connection?!
BLACK PANTHER will open post-Lunar New Year on Friday, March 9, three weeks after its North American debut. This is the first Marvel film from Disney not to receive a day-and-date release sine Ant-Man in October 2015
RT @patrickvons: Chinese man caught recording "Ferdinand" on his smartphone in cinema - to show his kid as a reward for studying har…
SECRET SUPERSTAR earned est. ¥63M ($9.8M) on Saturday. China’s 2-day total is now ¥105M ($16.3M) and has eclipsed India as the film’s top grossing territory.
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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.