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South Australia secures major screen production from China (13 July 2018)

July 13 2018

Big-budget Chinese television drama series If Time Flows Back starring one of China’s biggest stars is due to wrap this week on three episodes set and shot in South Australia. Iconic locations from North Terrace to the Barossa Valley will be showcased to an audience of more than 90 million people via Chinese television and streaming platforms.

Minister for Industry and Skills, David Pisoni, said “China is South Australia’s largest export partner and a key target market for tourism and South Australia is a great place for China to bring film and television production. Our world-class crews and facilities combined with our attractive production incentives and PDV (post production, digital and visual effects) rebate are strategically crafted to lead to growth, jobs and skills for South Australia.”

Based at Adelaide Studios the production has an estimated spend in the state of $1 million and has created 146 jobs for local cast and crew, including seven South Australian Heads of Department.

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