Youku releases new film production projects
Youku released new film production projects on Monday at the Internet Summit of 2018 Shanghai International Film and TV Festival.
Youku announced to cooperate with celebrates scriptwriter Shu Huan and the Dirty Monkeys Film Studio to produce 30 movies within 3 years.
Many of the movies will be directed by young talented filmmakers in China. With diverse subjects and novel storytelling, the movies will cater to the taste of the younger generation.
Among the projects are an interactive online movie “4:40,” sci-fi miniseries “Future Disease” and suspense thriller film “Lost In Time.”
Liu Kailuo, an official from Youku said that Internet has become a new strong force for the development of Chinese cinema in marketing, distribution and production.
“More and more well-received online movies have emerged in recent years,” Liu added. “Technological progress in cinematography and audience interactivity will bring about more creative productions on the Internet.”