U.S.-China Film Summit and Gala Dinner

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Asia Society Southern California’s Entertainment and Media in Asia (EMASIA) Program is proud to present the third annual U.S.-China Film Summit focusing on the trends and dynamics facing the U.S. China film relationship and recent advances in the Hollywood-China partnerships and collaborations.

Prominent Chinese and Hollywood film industry leaders will share their experiences and strategies on successfully navigating the East-West filmmaking process.

PANEL ONE will focus on “Globalization of Talent,” featuring key creative talent and professional representatives.

Philip Button, Senior Vice President, William Morris Endeavors Entertainment
Larry Galper, Talent Agent, Creative Artists Agency
Moderators: Janet Yang, Film Producer/Cultural Ambassador
Stephen Saltzman, Partner, Loeb & Loeb

PANEL TWO: "Meet the New Chinese Investors,” will feature top Chinese entertainment investors who are crossing over into international investments.
Bruno (Zheng) WU, Chairman, Seven Stars Entertainment and Chinawood Global Service
YANG Buting, Chairman, China Mainstream Media Fund
ZHAO Yifang, President, Huace Media
Moderator: Peter Shiao, CEO, Orb Media Group


Keynote Addresses from Han Sanping and Lewis Coleman

The U.S.-China Film Gala Dinner is an event in support of the Asia Society and its entertainment and Media in Asia Program.The Awards Dinner will feature two keynote addresses from Han Sanping, Chairman, China Film Group, who will receive the 2012 China Visionary of the Year award, and Lewis Colemen President and CFO, DreamWorks Animation SKG, will receive the 2012 U.S. Visionary of the Year award.

China Film Group Corporation is the exclusive importer of Hollywood and International films into China and China's largest producer, distributor and exhibitor. DreamWorks Animation SKG recently announced a joint venture with China to build a $350 million studio and the development of a $3.1 billion cultural and entertainment district in Shanghai.


The Gala Dinner brings together prominent representatives of the motion picture industry from the United States and China who are interested in co-production in China.

Expected attendance for the Gala Dinner is 300.


Cooperating Organizations
Motion Picture Association of America
Orb Media Group
Producers Guild of America
UCLA Confucius Institute
USC US-China Institute


Admission Information: 

$ 75 Asia Society member / Supporting organization member; $95 General

Location: UCLA Covel Commons, 330 De Neve Drive, L-16, Los Angeles, CA


330 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA