Here are some interesting facts:
• director Wong Kar-wai, who hasn’t released a new film for two years, was nominated as one of the top box-office directors;
• Maggie Cheung, who hasn’t starred in a Chinese-language film for 6 years, was short-listed as a top box-office female artist.
• This year's biggest box office hit list included a rare two "fresh faces", Li Bingbing and Fan Bingbing.
• Top box-office Directors: Peter Chan, Johnnie To, Wong Kar-wai, John Woo;
• The highest grossing artist: Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat, Andy Lau and Tony Leung;
• The highest grossing female artist: Maggie Cheung, Shu Qi, Michelle Yeoh, and Zhou Xun;
• The top-selling male artist: Jackie Chan, Stephen Chow, Chow Yun Fat, Ge You, Huang Xiaoming, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Lee Jun Ki, Tony Leung, Song Seung Heon;
• The top-selling female artist: Sammi Cheng, Maggie Cheung , Fan Bingbing, Gong Li, Jun Ji-hyun, Carina Lau, Li Bingbing, Shu Qi, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Zhou Xun.
The survey polled 336 exhibitors from around the world business and buyers, 65% of the respondents expect that the overall performance of the next 12 months will achieve the desired growth. The respondents were particularly optimistic about the digital entertainment future growth. 60% said that 3D movies in the next 3 years will bring more business opportunities for the industry.