iQiyi

iQIYI Research Paper on Smart Animation Colorization Accepted by Prestigious Technology Conference

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 6:40am

Building on iQIYI's proprietary smart colorization engine that will be employed in the Company's original animation series Devour Eternity, the new model proposed in this research paper improves the accuracy and efficiency of automatic animation colorization.

Key Points: 
  • Building on iQIYI's proprietary smart colorization engine that will be employed in the Company's original animation series Devour Eternity, the new model proposed in this research paper improves the accuracy and efficiency of automatic animation colorization.
  • iQIYI's smart colorization engine is an automated animation and cartoon colorization system that helps studios and producers colorize their line art efficiently and at a high quality.
  • Powered by deep-learning technology, the engine analyzes massive animation production data and generates colorization models of varying styles, including realistic, line drawing, and Kawaii style.
  • The smart colorization engine developed by iQIYI, an industry first, deploys a novel approach to solving this pressing issue within the animation industry.

iQIYI Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:30pm

BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI, Inc. (Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI, Inc. (Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.
  • Net loss attributable to iQIYI was RMB1.2 billion (US$173.0 million), compared to net loss attributable to iQIYI of RMB3.7 billion in the same period in 2019.
  • Diluted net loss attributable to iQIYI per ADS was RMB1.61 (US$0.24) for the third quarter of 2020, compared to diluted net loss attributable to iQIYI per ADS of RMB5.04 in the same period of 2019.
  • It will automatically direct you to the registration page of "iQIYI Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call", where you may fill in your details for RSVP.

iQIYI Exclusive Film "Spring Tide" Distributed via PVOD Nominated for Best Feature Film and Best Director at the Golden Rooster Awards

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 8:25am

This is the first time a film distributed via PVOD is nominated for such a high honor.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first time a film distributed via PVOD is nominated for such a high honor.
  • Established in 1981, The Golden Rooster Awards is the most prominent film prize in China's Mainland.
  • The five other nominees of Best Feature Film Award are Better Days, Leap, Sheep Without A Shepherd, Chaogtu with Sarula, and My People, My Country.
  • As the pioneer of PVOD mode in China, iQIYI has released numerous leading titles via the PVOD mode.

iQIYI Unveils Short Video Strategy at Suike Carnival Held in Shanghai

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 1:20am

BEIJING, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On November 7, iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, kicked off its inaugural Suike Carnival in Shanghai, a two-day interactive event held by the popular short video sharing platform Suike where young people have an opportunity to interact with their favorite content creators and find their favorite interest circles.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On November 7, iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, kicked off its inaugural Suike Carnival in Shanghai, a two-day interactive event held by the popular short video sharing platform Suike where young people have an opportunity to interact with their favorite content creators and find their favorite interest circles.
  • "With the popularization of smart devices and 5G, users involvement in the creation and editing of short videos will become a more common phenomenon.
  • "That is why iQIYI created Suike, a platform where content creators can create video content and find other users and creators that share the same interest."
  • The Suike Carnival, a massive offline interactive carnival for young people, featured interactive booths by over 60 popular Suike creators, covering a wide range of interests.

iQIYI Unveils Ambitious Content Plan at 2020 iJOY Conference with More Than 200 Upcoming Releases

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:34am

Under the D2C model, streaming platforms function as an open platform that carries a diversified selection of content.

Key Points: 
  • Under the D2C model, streaming platforms function as an open platform that carries a diversified selection of content.
  • Only quality content that expresses the brand accurately can capture the loyalty of consumers," said Vivian Wang at the Conference.
  • What iQIYI needs to focus on the present and produce more positive content to uplift the life of our users."
  • iQIYI's platform features highly popular original content, as well as a comprehensive library of other professionally-produced content, partner-generated content and user generated content.

iQIYI's Hit Mist Theater 2020 Wraps Up, Watched by Over 68 Million Subscribers

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 5:13am

The Mist Theater showcased five suspense dramas in 2020, comprising: Kidnapping Game, The Bad Kids, Crimson River, Sisyphus and The Long Night.

Key Points: 
  • The Mist Theater showcased five suspense dramas in 2020, comprising: Kidnapping Game, The Bad Kids, Crimson River, Sisyphus and The Long Night.
  • iQIYI data shows that Mist Theater not only generated word-of-mouth recommendations, but also drove an increase in overall subscriber content consumption.
  • For example, the number of subscribers that watched The Bad Kids doubled between the airing of its final episode and the wrap-up of Mist Theater.
  • The success of iQIYI's Mist Theater and short dramas is the result of a long-standing strategy based on innovation.

iQIYI Provides Update on Its Internal Review

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 4:11pm

BEIJING, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQIYI, Inc.(Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service inChina, today provided an update on the status of its internal review.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQIYI, Inc.(Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service inChina, today provided an update on the status of its internal review.
  • As previously disclosed, shortly after the publication of a report issued by the short-seller firm Wolfpack Research in April 2020 (the "Wolfpack Report"), the Company commenced an internal review into certain allegations raised in the Wolfpack Report (the "Internal Review").
  • The Internal Review is overseen by the Company's independent audit committee, which has been assisted in its efforts by professional advisors, including a Big 4 accounting firm that is not the Company's auditor.
  • The Internal Review within the agreed scope has been substantially completed and did not uncover any evidence that would substantiate the allegations.

iQIYI Provides Update on Its Internal Review

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 2:00pm

BEIJING, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQIYI, Inc.(Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service inChina, today provided an update on the status of its internal review.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQIYI, Inc.(Nasdaq: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service inChina, today provided an update on the status of its internal review.
  • As previously disclosed, shortly after the publication of a report issued by the short-seller firm Wolfpack Research in April 2020 (the "Wolfpack Report"), the Company commenced an internal review into certain allegations raised in the Wolfpack Report (the "Internal Review").
  • The Internal Review is overseen by the Company's independent audit committee, which has been assisted in its efforts by professional advisors, including a Big 4 accounting firm that is not the Company's auditor.
  • The Internal Review within the agreed scope has been substantially completed and did not uncover any evidence that would substantiate the allegations.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against STAAR Surgical, Baidu, Alteryx, and American Electric Power and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 8:00pm

STAAR designs, develops, manufactures, and sells implantable lenses for the eye and companion delivery systems used to deliver the lenses into the eye.

Key Points: 
  • STAAR designs, develops, manufactures, and sells implantable lenses for the eye and companion delivery systems used to deliver the lenses into the eye.
  • STAARs primary products are: (1) implantable Collamer lenses, or ICLs, used in refractive surgery; and (2) intraocular lenses, or IOLs, used in cataract surgery.
  • For more information on the STAAR class action go to: https://bespc.com/STAA
    Baidu is the majority owner of iQIYI, Inc. (iQIYI).
  • For more information on the AEP securities class action case go to: https://bespc.com/AEP
    About Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

iQIYI Releases 'The Long Night', the Fifth Suspense Drama of its Highly-Acclaimed 'Mist Theater' Content Library

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Long Night features a multi-character narrative structure comprised of three timelines, calling upon the audience to piece together clues to understand the story's logic.

Key Points: 
  • The Long Night features a multi-character narrative structure comprised of three timelines, calling upon the audience to piece together clues to understand the story's logic.
  • iQIYI launched Mist Theater this year, making it the first online streaming platform to adopt a stylized theater-like category for online dramas.
  • These dramas cover multiple themes, broadening Mist Theater's content offering with diverse creation perspectives, and filling many gaps in the domestic suspense genre.
  • iQIYI's platform features highly popular original content, as well as a comprehensive library of other professionally-produced content, partner-generated content and user-generated content.