Media studies professor on Asian flim and television taking on Hollywood

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 19 Oct 2021, 8:31AM
(Photo / Netflix)
(Photo / Netflix)

Media studies professor on Asian flim and television taking on Hollywood

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 19 Oct 2021, 8:31AM

The film industry has traditionally been dominated by studios in Hollywood, but there seems to have been a shift in the tide. 

The biggest movie in the world right now is a Chinese propaganda movie. 

The Battle at Lake Changjin is on track to become the biggest movie of the year, and the highest grossing Chinese film of all time. 

That alongside South Korea's Squid Game, has some in Hollywood nervous, and realising they may face more competition from Asian productions 

Media studies professor at University of Virgina and author of "Hollywood made in China" Dr Aynne Kokas joined Kate Hawkesby. 

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