China is Preparing to Film its Own ‘Avatar’

 

 

  • China is preparing the filming and production of ‘Bainiaoyi’, his own film in 3D with the intention of creating a similar to the US ‘Avatar’ tape.
  • The film is based on the minority ethnic Zhuang, and the challenges that a young woman has to overcome to find the “bainiaoyi”.
  • The team includes directors of special effects ‘Avatar’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, as well as a screenwriter of ‘Terminator 2’.
  • It will begin shooting in may 2015, and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, according to the producer.

Avatar

The Asian power is preparing the filming and production of its own fantasy movie in 3D based on the romantic folklore and with the aim of creating a tape similar to American Avatar.

Bainiaoyi, as the film, will be called to start shooting in may 2015 in the autonomous region of Guangxi, South China, and is expected to be ready by the end of 2016, according to the producer, Beijing Chinese Century Media Company, information that CITES this Sunday the official Xinhua Agency.

The film is based on the minority ethnic Zhuang, and the challenges that a young girl of the same, called Guka, must be overcome to find the “bainiaoyi”, a type of magical dress that will serve to defeat the evil dragon that haunts their community.

The production team includes directors of special effects from films like Avatar and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as a screenwriter of Terminator 2, said Zhao Song, CEO of the production company, during the presentation of the project.

“The goal is to make film a romantic fantastic tape coming to rival Avatar”, said who expected to become to the film that best represents the Chinese classical culture globally.

At the moment, Bainiaoyi has already been classified by the Ministry of culture of the Asian power as “intangible” cultural heritage at the national level.

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