The other day, after the planning and preparation for 3 months, the CCTV show China Local Video Chronicles·Jinyun officially starts shooting in Jinyun.
Zhanghang, director of the show introduces that the great cultural video project China Local Video Chronicles focuses on counties and county-level cities as the main body, and the length of its each episode will be 40 minutes. The show aims to record a biography for each places, tell vivid local legends and stories, demonstrate rich and abundant local culture, and taste characteristic local customs to the audience. It is an encyclopedia for the audience to learn about the history and culture of different places.
Director Zhanghang introduces that the documentary China Local Video Chronicles·Jinyun will focus on the demonstration of Jinyun from its history, the Huangdi culture, the Wuju opera culture, and local cuisines, etc., and it will include ancient figures such as Li Yangbing, Li Bai, and Xie Lingyun, contemporary figures such as Chen Nankui, and inheritors of Wuju opera, human pyramid, as well as shaobing (sesame meat buns). The shooting spots will include the Huangdi temple on Xiandu mountain, Dayang reservoir, Heyang ancient dwellings, Yanxia village, the ancestral hall of Shi, Jinyun senior high school, and Changkeng primary school, etc.. It will deeply interpret the rich connotation of Jinyun history, reveal the root of the long-lasting traditional Jinyun culture, and demonstrate the contemporary manifestation of the flood-control spirit of Jinyun people for thousands of years.
During filming, Zhang Hang, the director form CCTV, said: Jinyun is rich in natural resources and cultural heritage, for example, the Lian Xi with 9 twist and 10 miles long galleries within the territory. Meanwhile, the ancestor rooted culture and farming culture is also popular.
The crew will use the innovative television technique, namely modern imaging technology, to record chronical culture, which was inspired by the traditional way of expressing local chronicles, describing the whole structure with multiple plates such as "introduction, toponym, memorabilia, figures, customs, handwork, modern life, postscript". It tells the local characteristics, customs, architecture and food of Jinyun from ancient to the present, from far to near.
The shooting will take half a month. Afterwards, China Local Video Chronicles: Jinyun will hopefully be broadcasted early next year in CCTV1 and CCTV10. Based on the fully presentation of Jinyun, it will display the image of "Emperor Huang’s Jinyun, the Fairyland on Earth" in front of everybody (Jinyun County Office).