The World's Largest Studio

The World's Largest Studio

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Larger than Universal's and Paramount's combined, Hengdian World Studios features 12 motion picture shooting sites spanning different periods of Chinese history. Since 1996, the company has invested over 240 million U.S. dollars in construction, which includes a replica of the Forbidden City built to scale: 100 acres, the equivalent of Warner Brothers' own Hollywood back-lot! Some 50 films and TV dramas are produced here every year, including international hits such as Hero. Hengdian boasts an amusment park, a vast filmmaking complex and a school for actors. It has become a hugely popular tourist site, making it a complex environment with a host of contrasting personalities each with their own agenda.

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The World's Largest Studio, Charlie Moretti & Matt Clarke, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • producer
    Charlie Moretti
  • director
    Charlie Moretti
    Matt Clarke
  • writer
    Jenny Hammond
  • original score
    Greg Yu
  • narration
    Matthew Bloomfield
  • editor
    David Del Olmo
    Charlie Moretti
  • unit production manager
    Chrystelle Meouchi
    Vanessa Caubet
    Clara Nordon
    Caroline Orthlieb
  • production assistant
    Clark Wang
    Manjari Meng
    Xiao Hua
    Jojo Chen
    Raphael Guerrero
  • production legal
    Juliette Fontaine
  • production accountant
    Aurelien Borius
  • editing assistant
    Yang Huan
    Zou Zhou Cheng
    Chen Xin Sen
  • sound mixer
    Benjamin L'Hotellier
  • additional photography
    Eric Pellerin
  • best boy
    Clark Wang
  • runner
    Thomas Poli
  • camera operator
    Zhu Chao Jun
    Xie Yin
    Liang Min
    Matt Clarke
  • camera assistant
    Liu Yan Bin
    Meng Hai Lu
    Li Cheng Hua
    Zhang Ji Hua
  • sound engineer
    Liu Yan Bin
    Zhai Xing Yu
  • gaffer
    Cao Yan Qiang
  • grip
    Zhu Bin Jie
  • set coordinator
    Zhu Teng
    Yin Xu
  • driver
    Cai Feng
    Wang Yan Wen
    Lu Qiang
    Xia Jie
  • group representative
    Zhu Teng
  • voice
    Meng Yan
    Chen Shu Fan
    Wang Hu Kun
    He Jing
    Julian Wu
    Zhang Ya Jun
    Yan Si Zhong
    Xu Xiao Yi