BEIJING - HONG KONG - BANGKOK
Creating award-winning Television, Film and Branded Content across Asia.
Mandarin Film is a specialist in building bridges to Asia. We are a trusted and experienced partner with an amazing track record, and have a passion for making great work
Mandarin Film has worked extensively with many of the world’s largest broadcasters, most renowned production companies and global brands.
Mandarin Film has been involved with many landmark projects:
- The world’s highest rating doc (National Geographic’s Before the Flood)
- The world’s first int’l VR Series (Discovery)
- Landmark series shot throughout Asia (Grand Tour, Race Across the World, Mekong with Sue Perkins)
- The first UK/China treaty film between BBC Worldwide and SMG Pictures for the theatrical release ‘Earth: One Amazing Day’
- The first Netflix Original to be shot in China (Skyladder)
Mandarin Film services China and South-East Asia, with regional presence in Beijing, Hong Kong and Bangkok.
Your crew are the single most important factor in making your shoot a success. It will start with choosing the right production company – by reading this, you’re well we are confident you are on the way to making the right choice on that score 😉
Mandarin Film now employs a network of experienced local producers whose unique blend of local know-how and international experience is key to delivering the full potential of every production.
CEO and founder Patrick Carr graduated from Oxford University with a first class honours degree in Chinese and spent several years at Bain & Company, a top tier strategy consultancy, before founding Mandarin Film in 2006. Patrick has since produced some of the most ambitious projects to be filmed across Asia.
Capturing life, showing to the world.
China’s Secret Monkey Dynasty (CCTV)
Bentley and Volkswagen
Du Fu (BBC/CCTV)
The Grand Tour
Race Across the World (ITV)
Food Unwrapped (Channel Four)
Wild Metropolis (BBC/Tencent)
Skyladder – Cai Guoqiang (Netflix/Theatrical)
Mekong with Sue Perkins (BBC)
This Is Football (Amazon Prime)
Before the Flood (National Geographic)
Earth: One Amazing Day (BBC/Theatrical)
Jeremy Wade’s Mighty Rivers
Walking the Yangtze (National Geographic/CICC)
Gap Year – (Channel 4/TNT)
Chinese Princess: Meets the Wild (CICC)
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Bringing Asia to
a global audience
Mandarin Film has worked extensively with many of the world’s largest broadcasters, most renowned production companies and global brands to create award-winning TV, Film and Corporate content across Asia. Regional presence in Beijing, Hong Kong and Bangkok, and a wide network of local crew and contacts everywhere in between means that we can provide full-service production wherever it’s required. With more than 1,000 projects and over 20 years production experience across Asia, Mandarin Film is the perfect choice of production partner.
Thanks again for all your hard work during our shoot in Beijing – everything went so smoothly and I know it was down to Mandarin Film’s hard work behind the scenes.
Mandarin Film’s location producers made the whole experience really smooth and efficient. From sourcing new crew at very short notice and going the extra mile to make sure we got the shots we needed and seeing all the interesting sights we could in our limited time.
Joss C.Producer at Ricochet Productions
Your tireless patience with us was hugely appreciated and everyone really enjoyed spending time with Mandarin Film during filming. The films are looking gorgeous!
Vicky H.Producer at Indus Film Productions
Thank you to the Mandarin Film team for looking after everyone so well, especially in some pretty challenging situations!
Hannah L.Series Edit Producer at Ricochet
With a bit of problem-solving, coordination with key locations and NGOs and a lot of patience, we managed to get some amazing shots which perfectly embody the co-existence of human and animal. I can’t wait to see the final film!
Shan-Shan WangProducer at Mandarin Film