Cultivating Creativity: CFI Interview With Wendy Yu 

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BAFTA Breakthrough China is the first international version of BAFTA Breakthrough Brits. The establishment of the Chinese program was made possible by the support of Wendy Yu, an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. CFI caught up with Yu to discuss her turn to the entertainment business and goals for the future.  Read More

Bennett Pozil: Managing Deals and Teams Across Oceans

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East West Bank exec talks about growth, the future of Hollywood-China entertainment, and In N Out Burger. Read More

New Classics Media CEO On Sino-European Co-production Trends

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CEO of Chinese entertainment group New Classics Media and producer of the Chinese remake of ‘Perfect Strangers’ Li Ning talks about new trends in co-production, key elements of adapting international stories, and the future prospects for Sino-European collaborations. Read More

Cult-like Restaurant Exposes China’s Appetite for Ponzi Schemes

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Filmmaker Zhou Mingying discusses his surreal encounter with an authoritarian restaurateur while making his documentary ‘The Land of Peach Blossoms.’ The film premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) last year. Read More

Sealing the Deal: CFI Interview with Entertainment Attorney Tom Ara

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CFI recently sat down with US-Asia Institute Trustee and seasoned entertainment attorney Tom Ara and gained valuable insights on the role he plays in industry transactions between the U.S. and China Read More

Q&A: Director Hao Wu on Coming Out in a Chinese Family

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Through intimate interviews with his parents, sister, and extended family, the viewers learn how Wu’s coming out affected his family, and of their traditional expectations for their only son. Read More

CFI Interview: Bi Gan and Huang Jue Take Us Behind The Scenes of ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’

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Huang Jue: I’m an activist from Brooklyn, he (Bi Gan)’s a surfer from California. Read More

CFI Interview: Director Frant Gwo – Exploring Sci-Fi with a Wandering Earth

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"The Wandering Earth" director Frant Gwo talks about his favorite sci-fi movies, collaborations with foreign VFX companies, Wu Jing's participation in the film, and more. Read More

CFI Interview: Rong Chen, CEO of Perfect World Pictures USA

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At the recent Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, CFI spoke with Rong Chen on entertainment industry trends, Perfect World Pictures' content strategies, doing business with Hollywood, and more. Read More

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