On July 17th, 2020, the 26th Shanghai TV Festival released nominations for the Magnolia Awards, one of the three major TV series awards in China.
Winter Begonia, an emotional drama in times of the Republic of China, presented and produced by Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd, wins four nominations for the Magnolia Awards: Best TV Series (China), Best Adapted Screenplay (Yuzhou, Shuirutianer, Jiuren), Best Cinematography (Wang Chengxin), Best Art Direction (Luan Hexin).
As a vital production among “Chinese style TV series and films” of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd, Winter Begonia took Peking Opera as background and essential element in the episodes, sparked a heated discussion on “Make Peking opera popular among young people, make our traditions trendy”. “Life is bitter in troubled days, but I have Peking opera singers as my confidants”, such an emotion strikes a chord with the audience and portrays various vivid images of Peking opera.
Meanwhile, Story of Yanxi Palace, The Legend of Haolan, Arsenal Military Academy, presented and produced by Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd, won the nominations for 30th China TV Golden Eagle Award. They are high-quality TV series of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd. Story of Yanxi Palace combines oriental aesthetics and Forbidden City culture in Qing Dynasty (1636-1912). The production team tried their best to restore the historical scenery, let the audience feel the charm of intangible cultural heritage intuitively by combining it with the hot show, and inherited and revitalized traditional culture of China. The Legend of Haolan is the TV series against the background of the period of Warring States (475-221 B.C.) of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd, where the company upgraded the exquisiteness of costume, makeup and props in modeling design and made efforts to restore the historical scenery in construction, and it showed that Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd thought highly of the cultural essence of episodes and extolled traditional Chinese culture. Arsenal Military Academy, featured by “justice”, “hot-blooded” and “youth”, is an innovation of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd. As a bold self-breakthrough of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd., it focused on the dream and choice of young men, representing a positive attitude towards innovation.
These are outcomes of concept building and implementation of “Chinese style TV series and films” of Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd. The company presents audience cultural heritage and intangible cultural heritage buried in history and memories of our predecessors through films and TV series with novel themes, exquisite costumes, makeup and props and rigorous structure of the story. To inherit and carry forward the Chinese culture through modernized communication ways, Huanyu Entertainment Co., Ltd will spare no effort to improve the quality of films and TV series, and shoulder the responsibility to promote Chinese culture to modern society, Chinese people and go global.