China Movie Channel (simplified Chinese: 中国电影频道; traditional Chinese: 中國電影頻道; pinyin: Zhōngguó diànyǐng píndào) is a trade name of what is literally translated as the "Film Satellite Channel Programme Production Centre" (simplified Chinese: 电影卫星频道节目制作中心; traditional Chinese: 電影衛星頻道節目製作中心; pinyin: Diànyǐng wèixīng píndào jiémù zhìzuò zhōngxīn), an agency at the Chinese Government's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. In mainland China, the agency provides programming to the China Central Television channel CCTV-6, which is dedicated to movies. It airs CCTV New Year's Gala since February 18, 1996.

CCTV-6 电影
China Movie Channel
Above: logo of CCTV-6. Below: logo of China Movie Channel.
LaunchedJanuary 1, 1996
Owned byState Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television
Picture format16:9/4:3 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
China Movie Channel
CCTV Analog (PAl-D)Channel 6 (SD)
CCTV Digital (MUX3)Channel 6 (SD)/506(HD)
Now TV (Hong Kong)Channel 134
Streaming media


  • World Film Report (世界电影之旅)
  • China Film Report (中国电影报道)
  • The Best (Jia Pian You Yue)(佳片有约)
  • Movie Weekly (光影周刊)
  • Golden Times (流金岁月)
  • Love Movie Series ("爱-电影"系列)

Type of films playedEdit

  • 故事片, Narrative Film
  • 译制片, Translated Film
  • 专题片, Special Film

Film collaborationsEdit

Oversea programmingEdit

These channels bear the China Movie Channel name, but they differ from the mainland equivalent in scheduling.

  • China Movie Channel (Hong Kong)
  • China Movie Channel (North America)
  • China Movie Channel International

1905.comEdit is the official website and online streaming service of China Movie Channel. It is named after the year 1905, when Dingjun Mountain (the first Chinese language film) was released. It was originally hosted on the domain, but it later moved to the current one. The website is operated by 1905 (Beijing) Network Technology Co., Ltd.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Franich, Darren (April 2, 2013). "Paramount co-producing 'Transformers 4' with Chinese company". Entertainment Weekly.
  2. ^ Zakarin, Jordan (April 2, 2013). "'Transformers 4' to Film in China, Star Chinese Actors as Paramount Enters Co-Production Agreement". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ Shackleton, Liz (April 3, 2013). "Paramount partners with China on Transformers 4". Screen International.

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