For the first time in History, Chinese box-office surpassed North American revenues for ticket-selling in some periods of 2015, becoming the top national market in the world during those weeks, in what seems to be a solid tendency for the coming years. The Chinese market is, notwithstanding, not especially permeable to foreign films, a synonym to Hollywood films in Chinese film-goers’ and industry’s mindset. This was not always the rule. In fact, the foundations of Chinese film industry were set by a handful of foreign pioneers who, years later, made possible the timid endeavours of local entrepreneurs. Among those pioneers, Spaniards led by Antonio Ramos Espejo, were crucial.