Paris, France October 31, 2017, UNESCO announced that Qingdao was officially awarded the title of “City of Film”, becoming the first “City of Film” in China.
Qingdao, born for the film. Review the hundred years’ history of the film development, Qingdao has deep origin with film, Qingdao 1907 Movie Club is the birthplace of Chinese first commercial cinema, at the same time, Qingdao is also acclaimed as “natural studio”, whether its natural landscape about “red tiles and green trees,blue sea and azure sky”, or the urban humanities historical block in Great Eight Pass scenic spot, which named as “Multi-Culture and Building Expo”, both show its peculiar temperament of Qingda
“City of Film” will become another world-class namecard to Qingdao, as Chinese important cultural tourism city, further meet the demand of Qingdao citizens and the tourist seeking the better life, but also will greatly promote Qingdao to speed up the pace of film and culture exchange with “One belt One road” countries rely on the film and television industry.
On the morning of November 2, the “Press Conference” was jointly organized by Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Culture,Radio,Television,Press and Publication and CAS Culture&Tourism Industry Development Co., Ltd., and jointly launched the first Mascot of City of Film named “Liang Liang” and the first city film map, at the same time set up “Film-city Online” as the trading platform of film and television derivatives, to promote the development of related industries.
Huge posters of Qingdao becoming the world’s city of film played on the huge screen of New York Times Square, as the first city of film in China, promoted its dynamic and creative urban cultural image to the world globally, but also highlight the cultural self-confidence of ” City of Film “to create the global film and television industry community.
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