Post Tagged with: "cctv documentary channel"

/ 05/25/2012 6:37 AM

What makes “A Bite of China” so popular? (People’s Daily)

“A Bite of China”, a mouth-watering late-night documentary television series featuring delicious Chinese food, has attracted countless viewers, and moved many to tears. By Fan Zhengwei (People’s Daily) 07:55, May 24, 2012 Given its subject matter and time slot, A Bite of China was initially considered a “weak player” on TV. Surprisingly, the documentary became popular immediately after airing, and [...]

/ 05/17/2012 8:44 AM

China cuisine documentary offers food for thought (China Daily)

A program about Chinese cuisines will offer insights into the geographical, historical and cultural dimensions of what the country’s people eat. By Sun Li In China Daily ( 2012-05-17 ) Helmed by award-winning documentary maker Chen Xiaoqing, the seven-part high-definition documentary A Bite of China is the first self-produced nonfiction series about food by CCTV-9, the documentary channel. It will air [...]

/ 03/25/2012 3:14 PM

China’s CCTV Cocumentary Channel announces its new slate of doc. series and partners

During Filmart in Hong Kong, China’s CCTV Documentary channel announces new documentary series to be produced with its international partners the National Geographic Channel, and the BBC; as well as its solely produced projects in 2012. The channel, also known as CCTV-9, was established in January 2011 with Chinese and English versions. According to CCTV, the domestic version of the [...]

/ 03/13/2012 9:15 AM

Yanfei 闫非 (Caui Studio, China): “we need to learn from outstanding production done by other producers”

Yanfei, a Chinese independant documentary producer and director, speaks about the new trends in the production, financing and distribution of documentary content in mainland China. He also presents his weekly initiative to promote domestic and international doc to the beijing audience. 中国独立制作人及导演闫非接受本会访问,讲述对中国的纪录片制作趋势、筹集资金和分销等的相关看法。此外,他也向我们介绍了每周开放于北京观众的纪录片放映活动,希望通过放映宣传中国和国外的纪录片。 Can you introduce yourself  ? 请您自我介绍一下(教育、职业背景,如何/为何从事纪录片工作) I majored in engineering design and advertising. During the past years, I have worked [...]

/ 01/22/2012 11:32 PM

Venezuela’s Cisneros Group and Chinese state broadcaster CCTV ink doc alliance

Some hours before Natpe opening, Venezuela’s Cisneros Group and Chinese state broadcaster CCTV have announced a deal which will foster the broadcasting of Venevision documentaries in Mainland China.   Under this agreement, CCTV’s Documentary Channel will create a themed Latin Week of programming which will show a selection of documentaries provided by the Cisneros Group’s global distribution subsidiary Venevision International. On the other side, Cisneros Group will “secure a [...]

/ 12/27/2011 1:43 AM

South Korea and China celebrate 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties

In order to celebrate next year’s 20th anniversary of the establishment of China-South Korea diplomatic ties, a special program “Connecting for Twenty Years” and a documentary “Wangjing” will be shown on CCTV-9, the documentary channel.   . “Connecting for Twenty Years” features interviews with special guests, including China’s first ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Zhang Tingyan, master go player Nie Weiping [...]

/ 12/02/2011 8:04 PM

CCTV’s Documentary Channel goes to kenya for its first doc production

Next January, CCTV documentary will air its first independent production, ”Glamorous Kenya.” “Glamorous Kenya” is a documentary film about “the beautiful people, landscape and traditions of the land of Kenya”. It will be shot and produced in High-Definition format and all shootings were completed in Kenya alone. According to CCTV, “compared to previous works on African countries, “Glamorous Kenya” is all about looking [...]

/ 08/13/2011 9:36 PM

French director Jacques Perrin joins CCTV (China Daily)

The 70-year-old filmmaker Jacques Perrin joined China Central Television (CCTV) as foreign consultant for documentary. By Liu Wei In China Daily, 2011-08-13 Jacques Perrin will help the largest Chinese TV network’s newly established documentary channel evaluate co-production projects, find international documentary-making talents and train local teams. “Documentaries are mirrors of life and society,” he says. “I appreciate CCTV’s efforts to set [...]

/ 04/17/2011 12:44 AM

Discovery: ‘We want to be first in line in China’ (realscreen)

Discovery bets on the launch of a full channel in mainland China

/ 01/12/2011 4:17 PM

Doc News / 1- 15 January 2011

New Asian doc festival in Thailand, China BO in 2010, NHNZ in 3D …