Baku Media Center produces film about Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev [PHOTOS]
Baku Media Center is currently working on the "The Patron" an eight-part series about the life of prominent Azerbaijani industrial magnate and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev.
Around 1600 people are taking part in the film shoot, launched in May, Azernews reports.
The eight-part series is being filmed in over 70 locations.
More than 300 monuments had been installed in the process. The events depicted in the film cover the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
The film is produced by the president of Baku Media Center, Arzu Aliyeva.
The film is expected to be screened in 2024, the year marking the 100th anniversary of death of the Azerbaijani prominent public figure, philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev.
Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev invested in many important projects such as the first textile factory and fisheries. He sponsored the first Azerbaijan National Theatre (1883), the first Muslim School for Girls (1896), the first Technical School (1911) and covered all the expenses for the construction of what would later become the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Note that Baku Media Center is regarded as one of the leading and innovative media companies engaged in the production of audiovisual products in Azerbaijan.
The center produces audio and video products based on the latest technologies by request of various organizations, cooperates with well-known broadcasting companies and conducts live broadcasting of large-scale international events and sports competitions held in the country.
The center's works include such films as "Shusha, you are free!", "We", "Objective Baku. Hitler's war on oil", "Under one sun", "Heritage" and others.
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