Yesterday (August 21) afternoon, the ceremony of Foshan “Gollywood” shooting spot Zinan Village signed a cooperation agreement with Shanghai Oriental Hollywood in Zinan Village to build a movie tribe.
Spot of signing ceremony
The cooperation between Zinan Village and Shanghai Oriental Hollywood is the first step for mutual development. Both parties will jointly build Zinan Village into a homestay town and make it a famous film shooting location, striving to launch an international film festival hosted in Foshan local.
With the “Gollywood” Southern China Film and Television Center settling in Foshan last year and the first batch of 60 shooting spots being publicized and promoted, now more and more film and television resources are stepping into Foshan. Zinan Village, as one of the shooting spots of Foshan “Gollywood”, is drawing much attention with its unique Lingnan feature of water village and progressively improved infrastructure.
Photo by Huo Guangliang
When talking about the reason why Shanghai Oriental Hollywood cooperated with Zinan Village, Dai Haifeng, founder and chairman of Shanghai Oriental Hollywood expressed that they thought highly of the simple folk customs and the future positioning of Zinan Village, and they will integrate and introduce high-tech resource of Hollywood to co-build a movie tribe with Lingnan feature with Zinan village.
Dai Haifeng, founder and chairman of Shanghai Oriental Hollywood
It’s known that Oriental Hollywood Holdings Limited is devoted to film industry chain. During the 20th Shanghai International Festival held in June this year, Oriental Hollywood Holdings Limited has already signed a strategic cooperation framework in film and television culture with the Publicity Department of Foshan Municipal Government to reach a consensus on interworking projects, mutual investment fund and mutual film and television base.
Guo Wenhai, standing member of the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee and minister of Publicity Department
Guo Wenhai, standing member of the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee and minister of Publicity Department indicated, creating a movie tribe is an important part for Foshan to build “Southern China Film and Television Center”. Focusing on the film and television industry chain, “Gollywood” and “Oriental Hollywood” will carry out in-dept cooperation.
(Written by Eleanor)