"Hello, Dongguan" is co-produced by the Information Office of Dongguan Municipal Government and Phoenix TV Media.
He Jingtang, a prominent Chinese architect born in Dongguan, was invited to star in the film. "I'm Dongguanese, born and bred. Dongguan has taught me how to be a man who is caring and considerate of all those around me. It is with a sense of gratitude that I now participate in the film," said He.
It is estimated that the short film will run for 10 minutes in all, a composite of three episodes. Each episode will feature a native Dongguanese, who has attained a globally renowned reputation, to present the natural scenery, history, culture, economy, industries, humanitarian and city spirit of Dongguan.
The episode He stars in introduces the history, humanities, customs and traditions of Dongguan. The other two episodes plan to feature Wang Zhidong and Yi Jianlian. Wang Zhidong is a notable in
(By Stefanie Tan and Sev Pischl)