Locals celebrate the establishment of the movie and television center, the first of its kind in China funded by farmers, on April 29, 2007. (Xinhua Photo)
A ceremony was held on Sunday in Jingdezhen city of Jiangxi Province to mark the establishment of the first movie and television center run by farmers in China.
The center has received the operation license from the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.
Initiated in 1992, the center develops into a professional movie and television producer from a unit made up of film amateurs.
Many locals have been granted opportunities to act in the works produced by the center that has shot 31 TV plays.
Actors make up prior to performance on April 29, 2007. (Xinhua Photo)
Zhou Yuanqiang, a local culture official and the sponsor of the center, directs the shooting work on April 29, 2007. (Xinhua Photo)
(CRIENGLISH.com April 30, 2007)