“What does the sea means to Shenzhen? How is the life of people in coastal city Shenzhen?” To find out the answers, producer team of “Seaside Shenzhen” visited cities bordering Mediterranean from Sep 21 to Oct 5 in 2005, displaying coastal life of people over the world to the natives, as a reference for Shenzhen people seeking their life pattern.
It all starts from the year 2005 to 2006, when Dapeng peninsula was planned to be reconstructed, as another reason of making the documentary. List of the producer team involves entrepreneurs like Wang Shi, artists as Han Jiaying, He Muyang, Leng Bingchuan, senior media person, scholars, artists as Deng Kangyan, Liang Erping, Hu Hongxia, Jiang Wei, Jin Minhua, photographer as Zuo Li, architect as Feng Qiang and public officials as Xu Rong.
The documentary invited people from different areas in Shenzhen to visit the U.S.A., Australia and the Mediterranean Sea, as an inspiration of their cognition and understanding towards Shenzhen. The members competes after brainstorm, which was recorded by the producer team and turned into nine episodes, each consists of “city”, “argument” and “celebrity”, meaning coastal cities of the Mediterranean Sea, thoughts and guidance of Dapeng peninsula, and talks between celebrities.