Alchemist Films is a Shangha video production house based in Shnaghai and 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 2010. We also provide great service in corporate video production in 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

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