Best answer: Do Chinese actors dub their voices?

Chinese dramas are often dubbed, by professional voice actors. It usually takes one month to do the dubbing for 30 to 40 episodes, in post-production. Popular voice actors may dub several series a year, often resulting in drama fans recognizing their voices.

Are all Chinese dramas dubbed?

Chinese drama sometimes hire actors from Taiwan or Hong Kong. They may be poor speakers of Mandarin Chinese, so they are dubbed over during post.

Why do Chinese dramas take so long to air?

Note: Chinese dramas are fully produced before they air. 1) All dramas go through a post-production process. It’s faster for moderns, but it can take a long while for historicals, due to CGI, editing, sound editing, dubbing, and many other factors. (Hurried post-production is not necessarily a good thing).

Is Yang Mi voice dubbed?

(Yang Mi is one of mainland China’s most popular actress. However, her natural voice sounds quite unusual, because she had a severe nasal infection in her youth. Many of her film roles were dubbed.)

What is the most viewed Chinese drama?

Having reached 50 billion views (as of August 2018), Eternal Love (三生三世十里桃花), also known as Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms, is considered the most-watched television drama in China.

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Are Chinese dramas as good as Korean dramas?

Korean dramas have better stories and are better paced. They aren’t too long with many boring scenes. They also have higher quality of production and film. Chinese dramas have really good soundtracks.

Why are Chinese films dubbed?

There are a number of reasons why TV producers choose to dub the voices of their actors, says leading voice artist Jiang Guangtao, and these range from excessive background noise on-set in China’s crowded production complexes to the occasional need to follow orders from the country’s media regulators to change dialogue …

How do Chinese drama make money?

The simple answer is that TV production companies still make most of their money from licensing fees paid by broadcasters, who in turn make their money from television commercials. In recent years, television has still managed to soak up from 65 to 70 percent of total ad dollars spent in China.

How long does it take to shoot a Chinese drama?

That’s about 4 months of shooting time. But on top of this is at least two weeks of post production after the last episode is shot and at least two weeks of pre-production NOT including writing. Writing sometimes starts a more or more before the show is shot. This means a 10 episode drama can take 5–6 months to make.

Where are Chinese dramas filmed?

Film and television

It has been reported that around 70 percent of period Chinese television shows and films are being shot at Hengdian World Studios every year.

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