As the pilot and pioneer to innovate China’s shooting technologies, the 5G technology, VR film and television, virtual shooting, script visualization, etc. in Qingdao have always been the focus of the industry.
From the launching of the venture capital project to the planning of the LED studio, and then to the unveiling of the Qingdao Film Academy and the display of studio props, Qingdao West Coast New Area has touched upon all the links in the entire industry chain such as project planning, technological innovation, film and television talent training, and one-stop shooting services. It has realized its positioning as "the film industrialized production base supporting the whole industry chain".
The details at the 2021 Publishers and Producers Conference reflected one of the characteristics of this Qingdao Film and Television Expo: decisive and pragmatic, striving to connect the industrial resources to support new and prominent filmmakers and promote effective cooperation in the industry. Five films were promoted to the top five, and received 80,000 yuan in cash and other support rewards and shooting-launching service gift packages worth of a million yuan. Moreover, 11 films teams reached the agreements on the scene to cooperate with various investors and completed the signing ceremony with them, in which the total amount of cooperative investment reached more than 300 million yuan.
Pay attention to the start-up of the projects, and also summarize the production rules of the film. From the film master classes of the world's "Movie Metropolis" to science fiction film expert exchanges, and then to the "The Hundredth Year Bloomed in Beauty" main-theme TV drama producing exchange as well as expert seminars of excellent film production, the film expo brought together numerous experts in the industry, scholars and well-known creators to explore and exchange thoughts, and guided the way for the young creators in the trendy fields of film and television production.
Qingdao, which has always been famous in the industry for its photography studios of nature, has made great progress in the backlot establishment of film and television in recent years. The Film and Television Industrial Park of the Oriental Movie Metropolis has 40 domestic first-class high-tech studios, 32 setting workshops, as well as an underwater production center of a 10,000-square-meter single-unit studio with the indoor and outdoor integrated as a whole, a digital audio and video center for full-process production and the virtualization production platform of film and television.
The Oriental Movie Metropolis is preparing to build a world-class LED high-definition digital studio, integrating new technologies and processes in the game and interactive entertainment industries, and enhancing the level of film and television industrialization.
Looking back on the history of film and television development in Qingdao West Coast New Area, we can find that in recent years, the region has been enriched and improved, closely circling the core positioning of "the film industrialized production base supporting the whole industry chain".
Secondly, Qingdao has also established the first local film and television management service organization in China, Film and Television Industry Development Center of Qingdao West Coast New Area, and has built a one-stop service platform with the Film and Television Industrial Park of Oriental Movie Metropolis and the third-party service agencies, in order to provide the service of "one-stop acceptance and full-process follow-up" for film crews and enterprises.
At present, Qingdao West Coast New Area has formulated a high-quality development plan for the film and television cultural industry chain in developing and operating an integrated platform for online film and television policy declaration. The government and enterprises have made joint efforts to plan and implement a number of key projects for strengthening the advantages and making up the shortcoming to realize the industry chain stabilization and optimize the business environment. Focusing on sub-chains such as "production, filming and producing, distribution and screening, infrastructure, film and television finance, 5G high-tech video, and film and television plus", Qingdao West Coast New Area has become the fertile soil for the incubation, growth and development of film and television projects.