2015 U.S.-China Film Summit & Gala DinnerVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Asia Society Southern California will hold its Sixth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit on Thursday, November 5, 2015. This prestigious event will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST, followed by a Gala Dinner. Since 2010, the Film Summit has led the conversation about U.S.-Chinese film co-production and delivered high-quality speakers, spurring rapid expansion of the conference, drawing ever more senior executives and government officials and generating national media coverage. The pace of deal making has accelerated in the past year and ambitions are growing for partnerships and market access on both sides of the Pacific.
This year’s speakers include:
- YU Dong, CEO, Bona Film Group
- Barbara Robinson, CEO, Celadon Films
- Peter Kujawski, Managing Director, Universal Pictures International Productions
- William Pfeiffer, CEO, Dragongate Entertainment
- Michael Ellis, President/Managing Director Asia-Pacific, Motion Picture Association
- Simon Sun, Executive Vice President, Le Vision Pictures USA
- Michael Andreen, Senior Vice President, Fox International Productions
- Pang Hong, CEO Kylin Films
- Chris Edwards, CEO, The Third Floor
- LI Yansong, CEO, iQiyi Pictures
- Patrick Frater, Asia Bureau Chief, Variety
- Michael Uslan, President, Branded Entertainment
- Cao Yu, Entertainment Law Partner, Haiwen & Partners
- WU Man-Fang, Dean, School of Management, Beijing Film Academy
- David Linde, CEO, Participant Media
- Jingyan (Maggie) Huang, Managing Director, Pictures, Entertainment and Derivatives Division. Fosun
- Ethan Sawyer, Managing Director –Head of Entertainment Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley
Panel topics at the 2015 Film Summit will include:
- The China Wave: After a year of headline-making deals, what’s the outlook for Chinese investment in Hollywood, what new forms may it take and will China’s market turbulence affect companies’ global appetites?
- Frontiers in Content: New avenues and models for U.S.-China collaboration, from cutting-edge digital technologies and gaming-inspired story development to theme parks and ancillary film products.
- Take Two: As cross-border film productions become more ambitious, it’s more important than ever to avoid legal, business and cultural disconnects that have plagued some projects. Lessons learned in how to overcome these hurdles, and key issues to expect in the future.
- Insights from the Corner Office: Chinese and American studio heads share their experiences and predictions on how the world’s two biggest entertainment markets will converge, collaborate and compete.
Beijing Film Academy
Director Zhang Yimou
Zhang Zhao of Le Vision Pictures
For full event details and registration please visit the summit & gala website at:
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/southern-california/events/2015-us-china-film-summit-gala-dinner Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012