MUMBAI: A groundbreaking and historic opportunity is
in the anvil for members of the Hollywood community
when they will be granted access to China's state run
film, television and radio industry.
Card Circle's "Executive Leadership Exchange"
in Shanghai is an intensive program in partnership with
the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP)
and is coordinating a 5-day itinerary focused on the
Chinese film and entertainment industry, that is to
take place between 25 and 29 June in Shanghai.
Relationships built at this exclusive event may open
doors to many present and future opportunities. Attendees
will gain valuable insight into Chinese film industry
and culture, develop crucial relationships with Chinese
government officials and top Chinese companies, and
learn how to produce films and media with the support
of the Chinese government.
Government officials and executives from China who are
scheduled to attend include Ruihang Li (Deputy Secretary-General
of Shanghai Government & Former President of Shanghai
Television Station), Tong Tao (Director of Department
of Investment Promotion, Shanghai Foreign Investment
Promotion Centre), Tong Gang (President of the State
Administration of Radio, Film and Television), and Zhonglun
Ren (President of Shanghai Film Group). Black Card founder
Lotay Yang recently announced that Hollywood legends
Andre Morgan (Enter the Dragon and Game of Death, both
starring Bruce Lee) and Janet Yang (Joy Luck Club, Empire
of the Sun) are now associated with this historic event
bridging the United States and China.
not only provide access to vital relationships, but
provide the knowledge on how to most effectively utilize
those relationships so you know how to work within the
system rather than against it, and possess the knowledge
on what China's requirements are in terms of projects
and production partners," said active member of
the prestigious Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
marketing director for the BCC ELE program Jeffery Gund.
This event is the result of over two years and around
a dozen trips to China by Black Card Circle founder
Lotay Yang, whose paternal grandfather was Air Force
General for President Chiang Kai-Shek, and maternal
grandfather was Chief of Police of Taipei.