First Time Filmmakers: Nanjing Calling

5 x 30 MIN HD
Produced for Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s award winning FTFM initiative in China is back! A total of 17 films were produced in 2002, 2004 and 2005, with the initiatives addressing the impact of modernization and technological advancement on Chinese cultures and traditions, and illustrating the rich tapestry of stories and creative new talent in China, bringing the filmmakers’ unique visions and perspectives to millions of Discovery Channel viewers. This year Nanjing is hosting the 2014 Youth Olympic Games so to capture the spirit of this event Chinese filmmakers have been invited to tell stories under the theme of ‘Nanjing Calling’. The objective is to introduce Nanjing to the world and uncover the real stories that showcase how a new and dynamic city has emerged in the 21st century.