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Asian World Film Festival - INDUSTRY FORUM - PANELS

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The Culver Hotel

9400 Culver Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232

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ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL - INDUSTRY FORUM - OCTOBER 26, 2018

PRESENTED BY SOOM




1) STREAMING: THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT PANEL
Date: Friday, October 26
Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Location: Culver Hotel
Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Youtube, iQiyi, Youku Tudou, HotStar, Jio, Iflix and countless other OTT platforms are able to reach more viewers around the world than ever before. How does this rapidly growing distribution technology and the voracious appetite for content shape the future of entertainment? How will “old” media respond?




2) ASIA – HOLLYWOOD PANEL

Date: Friday, October 26
Time: 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Location: Culver Hotel
China remains of strategic importance to Hollywood. However, much has changed since the euphoria of the last few years. India, Korea and Southeast Asia are experiencing booming economies and with it a dynamic media landscape. Asia is where the growth is, whether for Hollywood product or local language production. This panel will explore which collaboration models have worked and what the challenges are going forward. Topics will include content and IP, production, talent, financing, distribution including new digital platforms, investment, legal considerations, censorship and how to overcome cross-cultural challenges.

Panelists:
Xian Li, Ivanhoe Pictures, Crazy Rich Asians
Bennett Pozil, EVP, East West Bank
Lindsay Conner, Partner & Chair, Media & Entertainment Group, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Alex Dong, CEO of Sun Entertainment Culture Ltd.

Moderator:
Rick Ambros, Principal, Pacific Horizon Pictures & Asia Media Consultant




LUNCH BREAK: 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm



3) FILMMAKER PANEL – FEATURING DIRECTORS ATTENDING THIS YEAR’S AWFF
Date: Friday, October 26
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Location: Culver Hotel
Directors of the Foreign Language Oscar and Golden Globe submitted films taking part in this year’s AWFF discuss their films and the challenges, opportunities and new trends of filmmaking in their specific regions.




4) WOMEN IN ASIAN FILM PANEL
Date: Friday, October 26
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Culver Hotel
2018 is the Year of Women in Film and Asians in Film. Whether Crazy Rich Asians or local language films from Asian countries, this panel will explore the increasing role Asian and Asian-American women have been playing as actors, producers, writers, directors and executives in shaping the future of film.





5) BLOCKCHAIN PANEL
Date: Friday, October 26
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Location: TBD
Blockchain is a relatively new method of entertainment financing. In Asia, particularly Korea and China, it has taken off. This panel will explore the opportunities, benefits and risks associated with this innovative technology.


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