Author Archives: Picture This Productions

Xin nian kuai le!

Starting February 8, Chinese New Year 2016 marks the year of the Monkey. 2016 is also a Fire Monkey Year, so get ready for a year of passion, creativity, and joy! In Chinese astrology, each year is associated with a Chinese … Continue reading

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Much to Celebrate!

There is a lot to celebrate as we close 2015 and move into 2016. It’s been five years since we released “The Invisible Red Thread”. The two main characters in the film, Vivian and Shuming, have grown so much. Vivian, then a … Continue reading

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We’re Filming a New Documentary!

We’re working on a new documentary! No, this isn’t a follow-up to “The Invisible Red Thread” – but we do have a remarkable Taiwanese-Canadian young woman as one of the main characters. The film , “Seen and Heard”, is following a unique theatre … Continue reading

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Vivian and Shuming : Four Years After The Documentary’s Release

After making the film The Invisible Red Thread, it was clear that Vivian and Shuming were both bright and kind girls, with great potential in many ways. Throughout the documentary, we grew to knew our characters and now regularly keep … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Xin nian kuai le, everyone! Get those firecrackers ready because February 19 marks the beginning of the year of the Sheep (Goat) – which means a nurturing, peaceful 2015. How are you celebrating? Here is to a year of joy … Continue reading

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Roots and Branches

A recent article on News China points to the rarity of Chinese adoptees connecting with their birthparents later in life. Friend and Invisible Red Thread collaborator, Changfu Chang is quoted in the article. “Locating birth families in China is extremely … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Adoptive Parents

The most wonderful time of year has snuck up on us, once again! As usual, we take pleasure in searching the nooks and crannies of the world wide web to bring you a list of adoption gift ideas. Each is … Continue reading

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Chinese Officials Still Waiting for a Baby Boom

It seems few of China’s young couples are looking to take advantage of the country’s new & looser one-child policy rules. A few months ago, we blogged about the easing of China’s one-child policy to allow only-child couples to have … Continue reading

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Families with Children from China of Middle Tennessee will be showing The Invisible Red Thread

On November 3rd, the FCC organization of Middle Tennessee will screen our film, “The Invisible Red Thread” at the Bellevue Church of Christ in Nashville. The non-profit organization, with an aim to serve and support families in all stages of … Continue reading

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Chinese Adoptees Find Shifting Identities

Chinese-American adoptees Genevieve Norman and Kate Crotty both undertook a recent trip back to China – but their journey led them to two very different destinations. A story about them on NBCnews.com piqued our interest, as we’re always on the lookout for other stories … Continue reading

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