December 2015 update and backer rewards!
Dear Backers of "The Land of Many Palaces",
It has been a year since we wrote to you last, and we're happy to let you know that we are ready... Read more
November 2014 Update and Guardian Article
It has been a long time since we wrote to you last. You must be curious about what progress we have been making with “The Land of Many... Read more
June 2013 Editing Update
It has been a long time since we wrote to you last. Over the past few months we have come along way with the editing of “The Land... Read more
The Edit Commences!
After a short break from the last and final “The Land of Many Palaces” production trip in October 2013, we have officially kicked off the post-production stage. Our... Read more
August Production Trip
We recently returned to Beijing from our extended August production trip, which we think was very successful. Now that we’ve spent time with our subjects and they... Read more
A mention in Forbes
Check out this interesting article on the Forbes website about ghost cities in China. They mention us, and our documentary:
Ting and Adam
The Land of Many Palaces on ABC
We would like to share with you our TV interview for ABC, with correspondent Huey Fern Tay. The interview featured our film THE LAND OF MANY PALACES and... Read more
An Update from Ting
I'd just like to inform you about some of my recent film related achievements beyond THE LAND OF MANY PALACES:
News from the Shanghai International Film Festival 2013;... Read more
If you haven't already read the New York Times article about the Chinese government's plan to relocate 250 million people from the countryside to cities across China, check... Read more
Sundance Institute/CNEX Workshop.
We participated in the Sundance Institute/CNEX workshop last week for 4 days. We were one of ten teams who pitched to a group of funders and advisors. We... Read more
May Production Trip
We’ve just completed our second production trip in Ordos thanks to your help. We got a lot done, and managed to shoot almost everything we wanted to despite... Read more
The Land of Many Palaces Selected for the SUNDANCE/CNEX Documentary Summit.
Hello from Inner Mongolia!
We’re in the middle of our second shoot trip in Inner Mongolia, and we’d like to update you about some great news we received today… THE... Read more
Adam and Ting featured on the VAGABOND JOURNEY podcast.
Listen to Adam and Ting talk about the production of their film THE LAND OF MANY PALACES on the VAGABOND JOURNEY podcast with Wade Shepard:
We Made It! Thank You!
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
We reached our goal! We would like to sincerely thank youfor supporting our project “The Land of Many Palaces”. We’re so happy that you believe in... Read more
A mention in Sinocism...
"The Land of Many Palaces" was featured in Bill Bishop's Sinocism, an excellent newsletter on China: https://sinocism.com/ We're thrilled to have Bill's support. Subscribe to Sinocism for the latest news about... Read more
The Land of Many Palaces on THE ATLANTIC!
Hi friends, the interview "Ordos: A Ghost Town That Isn't" of Adam and Ting about their film THE LAND OF MANY PALACESis now live on the "Top... Read more
A sincere thank you to our first 50 backers from Adam and Ting. Please help us reach another 50 by sharing our project with your friends.
E-magazine "Tea Leaf Nation" interviewed Adam and Ting about our film
Hi friends! Glad to update you that Adam and Ting were interviewed by the wonderful e-magazine "Tea Leaf Nation" that aspires to be a must-read source for China experts of... Read more
An Inner Mongolian Wedding in Beijing.
Earlier this evening we joined many from the Ordos community in Beijing to celebrate the marriage of two of the people helping us make our documentary. Congratulations to them!
13% Funded!! Xie Xie!!
Thank you to all of our backers for believing in our project and joining us on our journey to make "The Land of Many Palaces" a reality. We're 13% funded... Read more