Schedule

Schedule

U.S.-China Film SUMMIT



7:30 to 8:15:

Registration (Biltmore Lobby)

8:15 to 8:30:

Opening (Crystal Ballroom)
Thomas McLain, Chairman, Asia Society Southern California, and Partner, Arnold and Porter
Peter Shiao, Chairman, EMASIA and Founder and CEO, Orb Media Group

8:30 to 9:30:

YEAR IN REVIEW (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: William Feng, General Manager and Chief Representative, Motion Picture Association-China 

Panelist:
Michael Ellis
, President and Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Region for the Motion Picture Association (MPA)
Amy Liu, Vice President, EntGroup
Rance Pow, Founder and President, Artisan Gateway
Xue Xiaolu, Director, Finding Mr. Right 
YANG Buting, Chairman, China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association

9:30 to 10:00:

Morning Break (Tifanny Room)

10:00 to 11:00

SOCIETAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF HOLLYWOOD/CHINA COLLABORATION (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: Jonathan Landreth, Managing Editor, ChinaFile

Panelists:
Charles Coker
, Managing Director, Dasym Media
Stanley Rosen
, Professor, Political Science, Specializing in Politics and Society, USC
Orville Schell
, Arthur Ross, Director, Center on US-China Relations, Asia Society
Ye Ning, Group Vice President, Wanda Cultural Industries Group

11:00-12:00

SO YOU WANT TO MAKE A FILM IN CHINA...WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: Janet Yang, Producer, Shanghai Calling

Panelists: 
Ellen Eliasoph, CEO, Village Roadshow Pictures Asia
Dennie Gordon
, Director, My Lucky Star
Jonah Greenberg, Agent, Creative Artisit Agencey, Beijing
April Ye, Production Manager, Skyfall, Looper and The Man with Iron Fists  

12:00 to 1:30:

LUNCH (Biltmore Bowl)
Keynote: Greg Foster, CEO IMAX Entertainment, Sr. EVP IMAX Corp and ZHANG Xun, President, China Film Co-Production Corporation

1:30 to 2:30:

THE MEDIA’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE U.S.-CHINA FILM RELATIONSHIP (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: Stephen Saltzman, Partner, Loeb & Loeb

Panelists:
Robert Cain
, Publisher/Writer, ChinaFilmBiz
Clifford Coonan
, Asia Bureau Chief, The Hollywood Reporter
Patrick Frater, Asia Bureau Chief, Variety 
Julie Makinen, Film Editor, Los Angeles Times
Emma Wu, Senior Correspondent, CCTV

2:30 to 3:30 

THE DIGITAL SPACE: THE CHINA OPPORTUNITY/STRATEGY IN TECHNOLOGY AND ANIMATION (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: Matthew Erramouspe, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Panelists:
Lewis Coleman,
 President & CFO DreamWorks Animation SKG
Daniel Seah, CEO, Digital Domain
Michael Zhang
, President Overseas and CEO U.S., ZQGames
ZHANG Zhao
, CEO, LeVision Pictures

3:30 to 4:00:

Afternoon Break (Tifanny Room)

4:00 to 5:00:

ENVISIONING A COLLABORATIVE FUTURE AND CELEBRATING SUCCESSES (Crystal Ballroom)
Moderator: Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Panelists:
Dede Nickerson, Head, Production and Strategic Development, Sony Pictures Entertainment, China
Peter Shiao
, Founder and CEO, Orb Media Group
YU Dong, CEO Bona Film Group
Ivy Zhong
, Vice Chairman, Galloping Horse

5:00 to 6:00:

Summit Reception (Tifanny Room)


GALA DINNER



6:00 to 7:00:

Reception (Gold Room)

7:00 to 9:30:

Dinner & Program (Gold Room)

Honoring Senator Christopher Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America who will receive the Asia Pacific Visionary Award and actress LI Bingbing, who will receive the East-West Talent Award. 

Gala Emcee: Kelly Cha,TV/Radio Host, Singer-Songwriter, Author, Educator