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Pearl Studio Doubles Down on Stories That Will Appeal to Chinese and International Crowds

  The project with Netflix, “Over the Moon,” will be Pearl’s first feature developed post-ODW and is scheduled for delivery in 2020. How that film turns out will be “our true report card,” Chou says — more so than “Abominable,” which began under ODW and was produced mostly at DreamWorks in Glendale, Calif. “Over the …

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Gold House Announcement

With the success of Asian-led films such as Crazy Rich Asians, Searching and Aquaman, #GoldOpen has partnered with AMC Theatres to help continue their initiative of championing Asian films. The first-of-its-kind partnership with AMC is designed to streamline group movie-going, theatre buyouts and bulk regular-price ticket purchasing through a ticket buying system that includes a dedicated ticketing web page, purchasing …

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Sundance 2019

    My heart is so full. Sundance undeniably proves that Asian content can reach across all boundaries. Congratulations #THE FAREWELL, LATE NIGHT, #BLINDED BY THE LIGHT, #THE FAREWELL, #DELHI CRIME STORY, #MS. PURPLE, #HALA All amazing, original, authentic works by Asian creators, with Asian actors, and heavy use of Asian languages. Rousing, ecstatic support …

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Michelle Yeoh Reception

So privileged to have co-hosted a reception with Alex Kurtzman for the magnificent Michelle Yeoh! It was a magical evening at the gorgeous home of Harry and Florence Sloan. Michelle soars in everything she does, whether literally, as in CROUCHING TIGER, or through her transcendent, Oscar-worthy performance in CRAZY RICH ASIANS. She explains how Asian …

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Documentary Panel 2018

  So many good movies this year, but the ones that have brought me the most awe and inspiration are the docs. Furthermore, an amazing five out of the 15 Oscar shortlisted ones are made by Asian filmmakers. So how could we not attempt to gather them in one place and see what might be …

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US-China Film Summit 2018

  In its 9th year, our US-CHINA FILM SUMMIT has grown considerably. This year, we changed the name to an “Entertainment” Summit because the film, well, is so limiting. So this year we featured Albert Cheng, COO/Co-Head of Television at Amazon Studios; and Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch; and honored Kevin Tsujihara, CEO of Warner …

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2018 Governors Awards

A room full of stars, enough to fill a galaxy. But my favorite “meet” that night was Lin-Manuel Miranda. His talents are in the many multiples. With him and my date for the evening, the fabulous Daniel Dae Kim.

2018 US-CHINA SUMMIT!!!

In its 9th year, our US-CHINA FILM SUMMIT has grown considerably. This year, we changed the name to an “Entertainment” Summit because the film, well, is so limiting. So this year we featured Albert Cheng, COO/Co-Head of Television at Amazon Studios; and Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch; and honored Kevin Tsujihara, CEO of Warner Bros. …

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2018 Telluride Film Festival

My favorite film festival by far. For filmmakers and film lovers alone!! With two amazing talents of this year’s awards season — Joel Edgerton, director, and star of “Boy Erased”, and High Jackman, playing the “First Man”.