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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 — 5,312 followers, 3,994 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE will open in China on Friday, October 20. The Secret Service film made ¥483M, 13th biggest import of 2015. https://t.co/88QIMMjc5O

Sep 15, 2017

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING earned est. ¥20.5M/¥19.2M ($3.1M/$2.9M) on Friday w/wo fees (-85%). China's total is now ¥609M/¥571M ($93.1M/$87.3) https://t.co/KrY9Rwifpi

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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.