TV footage: DHL Panda transport China-Belgium
DHL has assisted in the relocation of two giant pandas over 8 000 kilometers from Chengdu, China to Brugelette, Belgium. The female, Hao Hao, and the male, Xing Hui, both aged four, were successfully delivered via DHL's global transportation network to their new home at the Pairi Daiza animal sanctuary in Brugelette, Belgium.
SHOTLIST (TV footage cleanfeed version)
Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda, China
00:00 - 00:06 - Exterior of China Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP), home of the two pandas "Hao Hao" & "Xing Hui".
00:07 - 00:08 - Wide-shot, zoom in to CCRCP entrance and signage 0:09 - 0:10 - Entrance with banner "See off "Xing Hui and "Hao Hao" to Belgium, and two security guards
00:11 - 00:19 - Various shots of CCRCGP workers getting cages ready for both pandas
00:20 - 00:26 - Hao Hao begin carried in a cage by CCRCGP workers to her customized cage for transportation.
00:27 - 00:34 - Various shots of Hao Hao and Xin Hui in their cages
00:35 - 00:46 - Various shots of CCRCGP workers giving Hao Hao food for the journey - Carrots and bamboo
00:47 - 00:49 - Closing of the cage
00:50 - 00:51 - CCRCGP worker filling water for the pandas
00:52 - 01:17 - Various shots of both panda cages being prepared and loaded onto the truck for transportation to the airport.
01:18 - 01:22 - Wide shot of the farewell ceremony at CCRCP
01:23 - 01:30 - Shot of Belgium Ambassador to China, Michel Malherbe, giving LIU Yawen, Director of Wild Animal Protection Department, National Forestry Administration, Belgium Visa to Hao Hao and Xing Hua to enter Belgium
01:31 - 01:34 - Close up of the Belgium Visa
01:35 - 01:38 - Chinese government officials, DHL Express Asia Pacific CEO, Belgium Ambassador to China, and the President of Paira Daiza zoo on stage to trigger the official send off.
01:39 - 01:59 - DHL trucks with pandas leave for the airport.
02:00 - 02:10 - Jerry Hsu, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific standing in front of a DHL truck as the truck drives away with the two pandas
02:11 - 03:14 - Various shots of Pandas at the CCRCGP.
03:15 - 03:21 - DHL trucks entering CCRCGP
03:21 - 03:24 - Close up of CCRCGP logo
03:24 - 03:26 - Jerry Hsu, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific welcomes arrival of Eric Domb, President of Pairi Daiza.
03:26 - 03:28 - Eric Domb, President of Pairi Daiza says "It's a privilege to be flown by DHL" (Natural sound)
03:33 - 03:35 - Belgium Ambassador Michel Malherbe and Eric Domb, President of Pairi Daiza walking together.
03:35 - 03:41 - Close up of DHL truck "Xing Hui & Hao Hao's Pandastic Journey"
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, China
03:42 - 03:58 - Panda cages being loaded onto DHL Boeing 767 freighter aircraft
04:00 - 04:04 - DHL officials with the fight crew
04:05 - 04:08 - Jerry Hsu, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific and Sean Wall, Executive Vice President - Network Operations & Aviation, Asia Pacific on the DHL plane
04:10 - 04:15 - DHL aircraft door closing
04:15 - 04:20 - time lapse / wide shot of DHL Boeing 767 freighter aircraft
04:21 - 04:43 (42s) Eric Domb, President of Pairi Daiza, (SOUNDBITE): Panda is not a normal bear; it is a national treasure for China, much more than giving away two animals. It's a symbol of friendship between two nations. And I feel the burden on my shoulders, as the boss of Pairi Daiza, to give all our love and best care to these two animals.
04:44 - 05:07 (13s) Michel Malherbe, Belgium Ambassador to China (SOUNDBITE): It means a lot for a country like Belgium to receive pandas from China. It means it is a big investment in the future of the bilateral relationship on the trade side, investment side, cultural side, academic side, it is a symbol and guarantee of positive future development.
05:08 - 05:41 (32s) Jerry Hsu, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific (SOUNDBITE): The journey begins in Du Jiang Yan, get to Chengdu, from Chengdu take off, a quick stop in Bahrain, and from Bahrain right to Belgium. It is a long journey, 8,000 km, and along the way we will have plenty of food, comfort and everything else for the animals, along with one very well known professor accompany them, plus two animal handlers to make sure they arrive safe and sound.
Brussels Airport, Belgium
05:42 - 05:56 - Wide of DHL Boeing 767 touching down in Brussels airport
05:56 - 06:01 - Wide of plane being spayed with water by Belgian fire-fighters
06:01 - 06:06 - Close up sign reads Pairi Daiza - Pandastic Journey
06:06 - 06:12 - Wide of plane taxiing and approaching parking position
06:12 - 06:17 - Close up of ground crew
06:17 - 06:20 - Medium of ground crew securing the plane
06:20 - 06:24 - Close up of vet awaiting green light to see and check the pandas
06:24 - 06:29 - Close up of cockpit window with the pilot and a toy panda bear
06:29 - 06:33 - Wide of crew going out the plane
06:33 - 06:41 - Close up of Belgian Prime Minister Elio Dirupo greeting a member of the crew and being given a toy panda bear
06:41 - 06:47 - Wide of Children welcoming the pandas
06:47 - 06:53 - Close up children
06:53 - 06:59 - Close up of veterinarian going down the stairs with good news
06:59 - 07:04 - Wide of plane with cargo door being open
07:04 - 07:08 - Close up of cargo door opening
07:08 - 07:22 - Medium - zoom out of one cage being offloaded and put on pallet
07:22 - 07:27 - Close up second cage
07:28 - 07:31 - Wide of plane and cages being offloaded
07:31 - 07:44 - Various close up of Belgian Prime Minister and Chinese Ambassador in Brussels discovering the pandas
07:44 - 07:49 - Close up panda
07:49 - 07:53 - Wide of cages in front of DHL trucks
07:53 - 08:07 - Various of cage being moved from pallet to DHL truck
08:07 - 08:13 - Medium of truck door being closed
08:13 - 08:17 - Wide of VIPs listening to the Ambassador of China in Belgium giving a speech
08:17 - 08:22 - Close up of Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo giving a speech
08:22 - 08:34 - Wide of police escort leaving the airport followed by the two trucks
Pairi Dayza, Belgium
08:34 - 08:38 - Wide of Pairi Daiza sign with kids with panda like make up
08:38 - 08:42 - Wide of Pairi Daiza entrance
08:42 - 08:49 - Wide of DH trucks moving into the cheering crowd
08:49 - 08:58 - Various of cheering crowd
08:58 - 09:02 - Wide of DHL trucks being escorted by pairi daiza workers
09:02 - 09:07 - Close up of truck
09:07 - 09:11 - Wide of crowd waiving Belgian and Chinese flag cheering at the pandas and Eric Domb, director of Pairi Daiza
09:11 - 09:15 - Wide of Eric Domb giving a speech, standing in front of DHL trucks
09:15 - 09:20 - Close up Eric Domb
09:20 - 09:24 - Close up DHL envelop containing the panda's visas
09:24 - 09:27 - Close up of girl with flags
09:27 - 09:30 - Medium of Chinese couple wit panda toys
09:30 - 09:37 - Wide of DHL trucks leaving the crowd
09:37 - 10:16 - Charlie Dobbie, Executive Vice President, Global Network Operations, DHL Express (SOUNDBITE): What a fantastic program to be involved in, it supports our sustainability, support our go help, go green, and hopefully helps support a program that will ensure the survival of these magnificent creatures in the world today. And what a great program, here we are, the first express company in China to set up in the 80's linking with Europe with our fantastic in Belgium where were have being for forty years, and showcasing our logistical expertise, our aviation expertise and our organization.
10:05 - 10:25 - Steffen Buhle, DHL captain on 767 (SOUNDBITE): Well, we always care for the freight we carry, today it was very special because panda bears are very special species, they are not that common, and to me it was a very extraordinary flight and it was a great pleasure to be privileged to carry those animals across.
10:25 - 10:37 - Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister (SOUNDBITE IN FRENCH): It is formidable, yes we are ready to welcome them, it is by the way a great opportunity between China and Belgium.