Sid Ganis, Vice Chairman of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Vice President of the Oscars, and Executive Director of the Oscar Highest Decision Board, has recently visited Pinghu. The government leaders Liu Zhonghua and Fang Xiaolie were on the company.
Sid Gannis has served as the chairman of the Oscar Organizing Committee and has produced many world-class films such as Forrest Gump. On the same day, Sid Gannis and his delegation came to the East Lake Scenic Area and the City Exhibition Hall of the city to look at the urban construction, traditional culture and modern art, and were briefed on the location advantages, traffic conditions, and tourism development of Pinghu.
Liu Zhonghua, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Mayor, expressed warm welcome to the arrival of Sid Gannis and his delegation. He says that Pinghu is a small and medium-sized city around Shanghai, which is an international metropolis. The typical Jiangnan river-side town has obvious characteristics, attracting many foreign-funded enterprises such as the world's top 500 companies, and has achieved the internationalization of Pinghu. While paying attention to the development of manufacturing, the Pinghu government has always attached great importance to the development of cultural industry with the understanding that "culture is the soul of a place." Liu Zhonghua said that as early as 6,000 years ago, the ancestors lived here. The traditional culture is strong and the modern art flourishes. The perfect integration and collision between ancient culture and modern art is formed in Pinghu. Liu Zhonghua concludes that Pinghu is a beautiful city with cultural connotations and poetics. He hopes that world-class film and television masters such as Sid Gannis will pay more attention to Pinghu and introduce and promote Pinghu in film and television works.
Sid Gannis says that China is a very charming country and they hope to let more people know about China's charm through movies. After visiting the environment, culture and history of Pinghu, I found that Pinghu is a very attractive city, especially in terms of protecting history and inheriting culture. Sid Gannis says that he hopes to have more cooperation opportunities with Pinghu in the future and use the lens to showcase the colorful city, Pinghu.