Hylands Provides Comprehensive Legal Support for the TV Series Blossoming Mountain Village, a Tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China


Recently, the TV Series Blossoming Mountain Village (formerly The First Party Secretary of the Village), produced jointly by China Central Television, China International Television Corporation, Hengdian Film and Television Production Co., Ltd., Henan Huashi Ruijing Culture Media Co., Ltd., Beijing Bafangshui Pictures Co., Ltd. and jointly filmed by the Publicity Department of the CPC Henan Provincial Committee and the Publicity Department of the CPC Nanyang Municipal Committee, has appeared in prime time on CCTV-1 for the audience.


The TV Series Blossoming Mountain Village is the key production project of "Five One Projects" for the construction of spiritual civilization in Henan Province in 2020, and has been shortlisted by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China, and the list of 100 Key TV Series selected by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television from 2018 to 2022. The TV series was adapted from the novel of the same name written by Counsellor Hu Peiyuan of the State Council and directed by the "Gold Medal Director" Gao Xixi, who has been working in the film and television industry for 27 years, and starred Wang Lei and Li Xiaomeng in the lead roles. The series narrates the story of Bai Lang, the main character who, as a poverty alleviation cadre and the First Party Secretary, takes a practical and determined step forward during the critical period of poverty eradication, supports poverty alleviation and education, unites the scattered villagers into the main force of rural revitalization, directs the Two Village Committees and leads the villagers to unite and overcome many hardships, practices the important concept of "lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets", constructs a beautiful homeland, and transforms a poor and backward mountain village into a new socialist mountain village with ecological and environmental protection. The year 2020 marked a milestone in building a moderately prosperous society and combating poverty, and 2021 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China. In this context, the TV series Blossoming Mountain Village was produced to record the changes in the process of revitalizing China's countryside and honor the Party members, cadres and people striving in the front line of poverty alleviation.

As the sole legal service provider of the TV series, Hylands has provided high quality and efficient legal services for the production, which was led by Han ZHOU, Partner of the Intellectual Property Department of Hylands, as well as other members of the project team, including Wenjie JIANG, Xuan ZIANG and Yaqi YUE.

Hylands has been providing professional legal services in the field of entertainment, film and media over the years and has been highly recognized and appraised in the industry. Hylands has provided multiple legal assistance to performance agencies, performance venues and performance groups in terms of establishment, acquisition, construction and operation projects, as well as legal services in the planning, investment and financing, production, operation and business development of plays, dramas, musicals, stage productions and large-scale performance programs. With the excellent professional performance and extensive industry experience, Hylands has been recognized by domestic and international professional rating and awarding agencies, and has been continuously awarded as one of the leading IP law firms in China/APAC.

Han ZHOU, Partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Hylands, has extensive experience in entertainment and media legal services. With profound legal skills, together with outstanding capabilities in researching and solving legal issues, as well as excellent adaptability and communication skills, he has been capable of effectively and timely solving various legal problems encountered by customers, regardless of the complexity of the legal matters, and has been deeply trusted by many customers. Han ZHOU has been awarded the honor of "2016 LEGALBAND China 30 Under 30". He is currently a member of the Film and Entertainment Law Committee of Beijing Bar Association, a member of the Performance Law Committee of Beijing Film and Entertainment Law Society, and a legal member of the Legal Committee of China Television Drama Production Industry Association.