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2018 US-China Television & Film Innovation Summit

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and the International Culture Collaborative at the 2018 US-China Television & Film Innovation Summit on October 28.

October 28, 2018 10:00am to 9:15pm



10:00-10:30 AM: Social Mixer

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Panel #1 - Filmmaking Based on True Stories

Stanley Rosen, Professor, University of Southern California
Xingdong Wang, Vice President, China Film
Clayton Dube, Executive Director, USC U.S.-China Institute
Zhanling Song, Director, China Film Association Academic Research Center
Moderator: Kristopher Li, Journalist, NBC


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Panel #2 - US-China Editing Styles in Storytelling

Wang Rui, Head of Directing, Beijing Film Academy
Michael Jablow, Head of Editing, American Film Institute; Member of American Cinema Editors 
Lynzee Klingman, Editor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Hearts and Minds; Member of ACE
Xinxia Zhou, President, China Film Editors Association 
Moderator: Norman Hollyn, Former Head of Editing, USC School of Cinematic Arts; Member of American Cinema Editors


3:15 PM - 4:15 PM: Panel #3 - Impact of Documentaries in This Era

Jun Gu, Director, Dream Weavers – Beijing 2008
Dan Birman, Award-Winning Documentary Producer, USC Professor 
He Suliu, Vice Chair of Journalism, Communication University of China; Director, China Documentary Research Center 
Moderator: Yiying “Nikki” Li, Director, Love & Loss, Winner of 2018 Student Academy Award – Documentary


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Global Premiere Screening of Chaogtu with Sarula 白云之下


7:15 PM - 9:15 PM: Screening of the Best Film from the Hollywood Film Festival


Purchase tickets here. First 20 people to register by October 23 will receive free admission with USCI’s promote code: USCICOMP


This event is co-sponsored by the China Film Association, China Television Artists Association, USC US-China Institute, and International Culture Collaborative

Click here for information on the 10/27 opening ceremony and screening.