2017 U.S.-China Film Summit 

Asia Society Southern California will present the eighth annual U.S.-China Film Summit on Wednesday, November 1. This signature Asia Society event will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST. The Gala Dinner will follow at 6:00 p.m. PST.

The most prestigious U.S. gathering of Hollywood and Chinese film-industry leaders, Asia Society’s Film Summit is delighted to welcome as “Spotlight” speakers Miao Xiaotian, President of the China Film Co-Production Corporation, and Charles H. Rivkin, in his new role as CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America. The program examines timely issues through panel discussions and more intimate conversations than ever.

Other featured speakers include:
MIAO Xiaotian, President, China Film Co-Production Corporation

Celina Jade, Actress, female lead in Wolf Warrior II

• Ellen Eliasoph, President and CEO, Perfect Village Entertainment Group

JIE Lian, Chairman, Perfect Village Entertainment Group

• Wendy Reeds, Executive Vice President, Lionsgate

• Tomas Jegeus, President, Fox International Productions

• Rob Cohen, Producer and Director, Fast and Furious and xXx films
Janet Yang, President, Janet Yang Productions
Stephen Saltzman, Chair, Asia Entertainment and Media, Loeb & Loeb
Seagull Song, Director, Asia-America Law Institute, Loyola Law School

• Donald Tang, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Tang Media Partners

• Michael Werner, Former CEO, Fortissimo

• Catherine Zhang, Director of International Content Creation, Youku Tudou

Chris Bremble, Founder and CEO, Base FX

• Charles Coker, Managing Director, Dasym Media
Lindsay Conner, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

WU Manfang, Dean, School of Management, Beijing Film Academy
Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

• Elaine Chin, Former Executive, Walt Disney Co., 20th Century Fox and HBO
Jonah Greenberg, Managing Director, China, Creative Artists Agency
Stacey Rosenberg, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Alexis Garcia, Partner, William Morris Endeavor

Jonathan Landreth, Managing Editor, ChinaFile


“Spotlight” conversations and high-level panel discussions include:
Studio Row: After years of laying foundations, Hollywood studios have clearer China strategies

High-Flying Franchises: How the Fast and Furious and Wolf Warrior films soared to success

Perfecting Partnerships: Perfect Village Pictures, Tang Media Group and other new collaboration models

Digital Disruption: How digital marketing and distribution are changing the game

Indies, Indeed! Independent films are finding investors and audiences in unexpected places


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