Photos & Videos: 2014 U.S.-China Film Summit & Gala Dinner
LOS ANGELES, November 5th, 2014 - As Hollywood scales new box-office heights in China and Chinese investors and creative talent deepen their roles in Hollywood, Asia Society Southern California presented its Fifth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit on Tuesday, November 5, 2014. The highly anticipated event, the flagship of the Asia Society’s Entertainment and Media in Asia (EMASIA) series, took place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
Featuring five insightful panel discussions, this year’s timely Summit focused on trends in U.S.-Chinese co-production and examine new dynamics in cross-border entertainment, including film finance, development of television programs and the rapid convergence of old and new media in China. The program also featured individual presentations by:
Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix
Charles Rivkin, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs and former CEO of Jim Henson Company
Miao Xiaotian, President of the China Film Co-Production Corporation
As in the past, the Gala Dinner featured high-profile honorees:
2014 Film Partnership of the Year:
Fosun International and Studio 8
Maggie Huang, Managing Director, Pictures, Entertainment and Derivatives Division, Fosun, and Jeff Robinov, Founder, Studio 8.
2014 Film Ensemble of the Year:
Zhao Wei, Huang Xiaoming, Tong Dawei and Sarah Li