OUR TEAM

JANET YANG

Founder and President

A prominent Hollywood producer with deep roots in China, Janet Yang is a member of the Board of Governors of the Motion Picture Academy, as well as a Board Officer Chairing the Membership and Governance Committee. Her extensive Film and TV credits include The Joy Luck Club, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Dark Matter, Shanghai Calling, and Documented. Yang won both a Golden Globe and Emmy for her HBO film, Indictment: The McMartin Trial. She began her career bringing Chinese cinema into North America, and brokered the first sale of American studio films into China. She then joined Steven Spielberg on the historic production of Empire of the Sun

Yang has been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood” by The Hollywood Reporter. Yang is also a co-founder of Gold House; a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations; a longstanding member of the Committee of 100; an advisory board member of Asia Society Southern California, chairing its signature US-Asia Entertainment Summit and Gala; and a Presidential Fellow at Loyola Marymount University.

Caroline Tsai is a creative executive at Janet Yang Productions. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a film critic with bylines at the Playlist and Awards Watch, among others, covering the Cannes Film Festival in 2018, 2019, and 2021. A screenwriter and novelist, she has written several pilots and completed Light Years, a novella about teenage celebrity and the #MeToo movement advised by Teju Cole. She graduated from Harvard University. 

CAROLINE TSAI

Executive