The Slow, Steady Rise of Independent Film in China
by Isabella Tianzi Cai
dGenerate Films got a mention in Mitch Moxley’s article, “Now Showing – Independent Films,” at Inter Press Service (IPS) News Agency’s website on August 27, 2010. The article is a report on China’s indie scene; it stresses the symbiotic relationship between China’s big-budget productions and its independent productions. According to Moxley’s interviewed subjects, which include Professor Cui Weiping from Beijing Film Academy and Programming and Marketing Manager Wu Jing from Broadway Cinematheque, when commercial cinema grows and matures, indie cinema ought to thrive too. Moxley briefs the production code that Chinese independent filmmakers face, and he names the existing distribution and exhibition channels for their films, including dGenerate.
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