Posts Tagged "shanghai"

SHANGHAI CALLING Now Available On DVD!

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September 17th, 2013

Shanghai Calling now available on DVD! Continue reading

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Your SHANGHAI CALLING Questions Answered! Part 1

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February 27th, 2013

SHANGHAI CALLING writer/director Daniel Hsia answers your most frequently asked questions about the film. Part 1. Continue reading

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How To Film a Bicycle Chase

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February 19th, 2013

Thanks to all of the fans who made SHANGHAI CALLING’s first weekend a success! Now read all about how we filmed the bicycle chase. Featuring BEHIND-THE-SCENES FOOTAGE! Continue reading

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Meet Jim Rice, the inspiration for Bill Paxton’s character in SHANGHAI CALLING

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February 8th, 2013

A conversation with the real “Mayor of Shanghai’s Americatown.” SHANGHAI CALLING opens in San Francisco TODAY! Continue reading

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REPOST: Shanghai’s Bund at Night

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January 17th, 2013

How we got one of our iconic shots in SHANGHAI CALLING. Continue reading

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A Thankful Holiday Season

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November 24th, 2012

2012 has given director Daniel Hsia much to be thankful for. Continue reading

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The Expat Experience

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July 18th, 2012

Director Daniel Hsia on how this still photo of actress Eliza Coupe from SHANGHAI CALLING perfectly encapsulates the expat experience. Continue reading

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SHANGHAI CALLING China Release Date Announced

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July 11th, 2012

SHANGHAI CALLING, the surprise hit of the 2012 Shanghai International Film Festival, will be released in movie theaters across China on August 10. Continue reading

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We’re a hit in Shanghai!

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June 18th, 2012

It’s 6:30AM here in Shanghai.  I went to bed at 2:00AM.  I’d like to sleep another few hours but I’m too amped.  The China premiere of SHANGHAI CALLING at the Shanghai International Film Festival last night was bananas.  For weeks … Continue reading

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SHANGHAI CALLING Accepted To 2012 Shanghai International Film Festival!

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June 7th, 2012

SHANGHAI CALLING has been accepted to the 2012 SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, where it will screen on June 18 in competition for the prestigious CCTV6 China Film Media Awards. The cast and crew of SHANGHAI CALLING are  honored to return to … Continue reading

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China Preview Screenings

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March 23rd, 2012

We recently travelled to Beijing and Shanghai to screen the film for expat and mainland Chinese audiences. The audience responses were great. Continue reading

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What happens when real expats find our trailer?

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February 15th, 2012

Pedaling around Los Feliz on a fixed-gear bike in skintight jeans on a hot summer day is an unusual and inconvenient choice; so is moving to a country where you don’t know the customs and don’t speak the language. Continue reading

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Locations, Locations, Locations! Part 1

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January 24th, 2012

On SHANGHAI CALLING, our modest budget and tight shooting schedule made building sets impossible. Which means that everything in the film was shot on a real location in Shanghai. Continue reading

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The Bund at Night

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November 8th, 2011

How we got one of our most gorgeous shots in SHANGHAI CALLING. Continue reading

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Americatown, Shanghai