2018 Chinese American Film Festival & Chinese American TV Festival Film and TV Showcase
By: EDI Media Inc.
The goal of this showcase was to further enhance the exchange and cooperation between the U.S. and China film and TV markets. The Consul General from the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles, Zhang Ping said that the CAFF and CATF were very successful this year. Through the development in these past years, through the platform of CATF and CAFF, the cooperation has achieved great results. Hollywood has great advantages while China's film and television industry has developed rapidly. He hopes that China and U.S. can seize the opportunity for further promoting the cooperation in the film and television industry between the two countries.
The Chairman of CAFF and CATF, James Su, said that CAFF is not only a platform for cultural exchange but also an educational exchange between two countries. It promotes pragmatic cooperation for film and television between China and the U.S. The CAFF and CATF couldn't be successful without everyone's support. He also hopes that the film and TV showcase can play an important role as a platform for cooperation in the film and television industries between the two countries.
Guests in attendance included Consul General Zhang Ping and his wife Chen Wei, Cultural counselor, Gu Jin and Cultural counselor, Wang Jin, U.S. Congresswoman, Grace Napolitano, Chairman of CAFF and CATF, and the president of EDI Media Inc. James Su, Chair, International Committee, Producers Guild of America Elizabeth Dell, Vice President of China Film Co. Ltd. Ren Yue, Chairman of The China Television Drama Production Association You Xiaogang, Renowned director Siu Ming Tsui. This invitation-only event had members from CATF and CAFF supporting organizations Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW), Warner Bros, MGM, Lionsgate, the major media and the leaders of Hollywood industry and the film and TV industry.
In order to make this showcase more effective, the China TV drama production industry, Capital Radio, and TV Program Production Association, China film and TV Producers Association had translated the Chinese Exhibitors' project description into English and the U.S. film companies provided their bilingual project details, hoping to communicate and promote projects through this showcase.
Chinese American Film Festival film and TV Showcase provides a platform for film and TV companies and independent writers or producers with international project financing, co-production exchange, and cooperation, which further strengthen the interaction and trust between China and U.S.
Chairman of CAFF and CATF, James Su and Vice President of China Film Co. Ltd., Ren Yue unveiled the "China Film Cinema", launched by China Film Co., LTD., under iCitiTV of EDI Media Inc. During the showcase, EDI Media Inc. and China Film Co. LTD set up a long-term fixed time program to spread Chinese stories to the world through the universal language of film.http://cafilmfestival.org/