2014 U.S.-China Film Summit & Gala Dinner

As Hollywood scales new box-office heights in China and Chinese investors and creative talent deepen their roles in Hollywood, Asia Society Southern California presents its Fifth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The highly anticipated event, the flagship of the Asia Society’s Entertainment and Media in Asia (EMASIA) series, will take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST, followed by a Gala Dinner.
Featuring five insightful panel discussions, this year’s timely Summit will focus 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 Summit has more supporting organizations and partner events than ever.

The program will also feature individual presentations by, among others:

  • Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix
  • Charles Rivkin, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs and former CEO, Jim Henson Company
  • Miao Xiaotian, President, China Film Co-Production Corporation

Panel topics include:

  • Transformers and Beyond: Inside the process of creating U.S.-Chinese tentpole films
  • New Players: Fresh forces in cross-border film finance
  • Serial Dreams: Opportunities and challenges for developing episodic programs for broadcast TV or digital distribution
  • Content Convergence: How Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are changing the world
  • The C-Suite View: Big-picture strategies for U.S.-China film 

As in the past, the Gala Dinner will feature high-profile honorees and guests from China and the U.S.


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Event Details

Wed 05 Nov 2014
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Millennium Biltmore Hotel 506 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, Ca 90071
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