2012 China Entertainment Visionary of the Year
Film Producer and Distributor
Han Sanping is a Chinese film producer and distributor. He is the chairman of China Film Group Corporation, which has been hailed as one of the largest distributors and exporters of Chinese films. Han has also co-produced with established film directors such as Peter Chan, Chen Kaige, Stephen Chow and Lu Chuan.
Han has produced over 300 films, as well as more than 100 television series since the 1980s. Apart from being the head of China Film Group Corporation, Han also serves as the President of Beijing Film Studio and the Chinese Children Film Studio, as well as Vice Managing Director of the Chinese Film Producer Association.
In 2009 and 2011 he directed two patriotic tribute films: The Founding of a Republic for the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, and The Founding of a Party for the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China. Both films featured cameos by famous actors and other film industry figures.