Magazine article Screen International

Zhu Signs Franco-Chinese Deal

Magazine article Screen International

Zhu Signs Franco-Chinese Deal

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Deal is one of the first official accords to come together since France and China signed a co-production treaty last year.

Paris-based filmmaker Xiaoling Zhu has sealed a Franco-Chinese co-production deal for her next picture The Yu Family about a girl who runs away to the circus in Inner Mongolia.

Franco-Zhu's debut film The Rice Paddy, about a peasant family struggling to make ends meet, screened in Berlin's Culinary Cinema section this year.

Zhu's French production company Orient Studio, has signed an accord with private Chinese private entertainment company Hoper Media and the state-backed Inner Mongolia Film Studio.

The deal is one of the first official deals to come together since France and China signed a co-production treaty last year.

Zhu met Hoper Media's general manager Tim and the executives from Inner Mongolia Film Studio at a co-production meeting organised by Film France during Cannes in 2012.

The French state body, promoting the country as a shooting location, staged the event for a second time running this Cannes. …

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