Alchemist Films is a China fixer and Shanghai video production house based in Shanghai & Beijing, China. We are all bilingual fixers with great experience working with Western creatives and Chinese local. We provide professional video production support in China, specializing in producing premium documentary and commercials since 2011. We also provide great service in corporate video production in Shanghai, China. We are the go-getters, believed in “Good is not Great” and willing to go extra miles to support the production.

We’re bilingual, action-driven, and all about no-bullshit. We meet global standard with the best of our local resources.
We go extra miles to support you. Last- minute crew hire? Challenging research work? We got it!


Jack Zhang is a Shanghai based fixer, specializing in video production support in China. He started as news fixer for western media companies in 2009. He has grown to be an experienced bilingual producer in news, feature stories and documentaries. He has worked on a wide range of topics in China, from pollution to fashion, handled the impoverished and the wealthy elites. He is most talented in social, environmental and political issues.

Jack also owns a TVC production company Alchemist Films in Shanghai for commercial productions in China. Stepping Stone Production is a production entity that uses the best talents and the most innovative means from the West to produce first class quality TVSs for companies to expand their global market. Stepping Stone Production provides a full scale production solution from pre-production to post-production, including motion designs and 3D projection.

Our Clients (post logos, more visual)

Our services including:
Proposal research/writing
coordinating International co-production
Fundraising from Chinese partners
Obtaining filming permits
Obtaining visas and carnet
Researching, including finding the right characters and stories
Location scouting and providing scout report
Handling logistics, including flights, transportation, lodging and etc.
Hiring professional crews
Sourcing high-quality equipment from local area

Onsite producing (line producer/ assistant producer)
Bilingual communication: translating between English and Chinese
Directing (director)
Time managing (First AD)

Footage selection and transfer
Sound effect

China Fixer & Video Production Services as Types of Video and Places:
1. Video Production China:-
When it comes to question of video production in China, there also multiple sub-question arises simultaneously. By the way Alchemist Films is one of those companies that provides video production services in China. It offers “full video production support in China”.
We specializes with two types of video production described below.
a. Documentary Video Production China: Any type of documentary video you want to shoot in China, we are here to provide you the service.

b. Corporate Video Production China: Likewise any type of commercial/corporate video production service is provided for foreign companies and ad agencies.

2. Fixer based in China:-
We are the fixer based in China s well as Shanghai and Beijing. We provide documentary and bilingual fixer services in China. To consider the location of fixer service we basically known as the China fixer which as tends as Shanghai and Beijing Fixer.
China Fixer: As a China Fixer we provide the full support for a video production in all over China. We arrange everything ( Accommodation, Travel, Production equipment, Place authorities, etc) that need to shoot in various places.