Photos/Videos: 2013 U.S.-China Film Summit & Gala
LOS ANGELES, November 5th, 2013 - Participants from around the globe attended the fourth annual U.S.-China Film Summit at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. This year the U.S.-China Film Summit expanded to a full-day, 6 panel discussion conference with a keynote luncheon. The 2013 U.S.-China Film Summit focused on how Chinese and Hollywood film industry leaders are navigating the East-West filmmaking process, and addressed the trends and dynamics in the U.S.-China film relationship, including recent success stories.
During the full day summit prominent Chinese and Hollywood industry leaders participated in six distinct panels: Year in Review, Societal and Cultural Impact of Hollywood/China Collaboration, Media’s Perspective on the US-China Film Relationship, the Digital Space, Shooting Your Film in China, and Envisioning a Collaborative Future.
Greg Foster, Chairman & President, IMAX Entertainment and provided the luncheon keynote and ZHANG Xun, President, China Film Co-Production Corporation who recieved the 2013 Co-Production Leadership Award.
The Awards Dinner feautured keynote addresses from Senator Christopher Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America who received the Asia Pacific Visionary Award and actress LI Bingbing who received the East-West Talent Award. The Gala Dinner was hosted by Kelly Cha, TV/Radio Host, Singer-Songwriter, Author and Educator. There was also a special musical performance by Kelly Cha.
Panel One: YEAR IN REVIEW
Panel Two: SOCIETAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF HOLLYWOOD/CHINA COLLABORATION
Panel Three: SO YOU WANT TO MAKE A FILM IN CHINA...WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Panel Four: THE MEDIA’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE U.S.-CHINA FILM RELATIONSHIP
Panel Five: THE DIGITAL SPACE: THE CHINA OPPORTUNITY/STRATEGY IN TECHNOLOGY AND ANIMATION
Panel Six: ENVISIONING A COLLABORATIVE FUTURE AND CELEBRATING SUCCESSES
Luncheon Keynote: Greg Foster
U.S.-China Film Gala Dinner