The US-China Film Summit: Nov. 2, 2010

The US-China Film Summit: Nov. 2 (Tuesday), 2010

Film industry leaders from China and Hollywood – including top executives, government officials, producers, professionals and creatives – will hold a joint summit on the latest trends in US-China co-productions and collaborations. The US-China Film Summit highlights the growing entertainment media opportunities between established Hollywood and rapidly-emerging China.

Hollywood panelists include:
Michael Corrigan, Vice Chairman of Orb Media Group
Elia Infascelli, Co-head of William Morris Endeavor’s International Division
Bill Mechanic, Founder and President of Pandemonium Films and Producer (Coraline)
Rob Minkoff, Director (The Forbidden Kingdom, The Lion King)
Stephen Saltzman, Partner at Loeb and Loeb
James D. Stern, CEO of Endgame Entertainment
Ken Stovitz, Partner at Overbrook Entertainment and Producer (The Karate Kid)
Janet Yang, President of Manifest Film Company and Producer (The Joy Luck Club, Dark Matter)

China panelists include:
Xiaowei Su, Deputy Director or SARFT Script Center & writer of Aftershock
Lifeng Wang, President of Xing Xing Digital Corporation
Tianyun Wang, Vice President of Shanghai Film Group
Zhongjun Wang, Chairman and CEO of Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Hongtao Yang, President of Ningxia Film Group
Dong Yu, President of Polybona Film Distribution Company, Ltd.
Xun Zhang, President of China Film Co-production Corporation
Zhao Zhang, President of Enlight Media
Tiedong Zhou, President of China Film Promotion International

Topics include:
Accessing financing and distribution
Benefits and requirements for co-producing with China
Case studies of successful co-productions
Navigating international and Chinese audience tastes
New market updates and realities
Strategies for succeeding in a new East-West environment

When and Where:
Writers Guild Theater
135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (323) 782-4525
Date and Time: Nov. 2, 2010; 2:00PM – 5:00PM

For details:
Visit Asia Society Official Site


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