TV Documentary


Program Name:Secrets of the Forbidden City 建造古代皇城
Country/Territory:China
Duration:50(min)×1(Episode)


  • Introduction
In this special-access documentary ‘Secrets of the Forbidden City’, we go behind closed doors to reveal the secrets of the Forbidden City’s epic design and construction and explore the historic context of how and why it was built. As a fascinating spine to the film, we also use key traditional techniques to build a large scale model of typical Forbidden City architecture, and test it to destruction to explore its design secrets, to reveal the design ingenuity and technical genius, furthermore, culture essence and splendor of the Forbidden City from a new perspective. 《建造古代皇城》通过传统工艺和现代科技的力量,打造大型故宫局部模型,通过实验直观展现中国古代皇家建筑经久不衰的神话,揭露故宫这一世界最大古建筑群背后蕴藏的传统工艺及建材结构的奥秘,带领世界观众以全新视角领略紫禁城的文化精髓和别样风采。
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Participating Company (Full name):China Intercontinental Communication Center五洲传播中心 Country/Territory:China
Programme Title:Secrets of the Forbidden City 建造古代皇城 Programme Category:
Length of Programme:( 50 )Min( 31 )Sec ×( 1 )Episode First Broadcasting Date:2017-07-09
Broadcaster:英国四频道(Channel 4) Name:
Director:Ian Bremner Scriptwriter:Ian Bremner
Cameraman:David Tong
Previous Awards : Producer:Bill Locke, 陈志国(Peter Chen)