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US-China Film Summit: Co-Production and Cooperation

Join film industry leaders from China and Hollywood'including top executives, government officials, producers, professionals and creatives'for an informative afternoon on the latest trends in co-productions and collaborations. The US-China Film Summit highlights the growing entertainment media opportunities between established Hollywood and rapidly-emerging China. Event formally kicks off Asia Society's Entertainment and Media Initiatives. Event to be moderated by Peter Shiao, Head of Entertainment and Media for the Asia Society and CEO of Orb Media Group.

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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


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


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


Event Details

Tue 2 Nov 2010
10:00am - 2:30pm

Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive Beverly Hills

$80 General Admission; $60 Members (Asia Society, CAPE, PGA); $40 Students with ID/Non-profit (limited availability). Fee includes half-day session and closing reception. For more information, please call Asia Society at 213-613-9934, ext. 24