2015 UMFF Producer Panel

Universe Multicultural Film Festival--2015
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 2015 UMFF " Produce Global Film" Panel
The Economic globalization brings financial benefit; also carry the different cultures and art in one environment.  How do we produce the movies for the audience in multicultural background? 

Time: 4:30-6:00PM; April 18, 2015
Location: Room 163, 550 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90275
The Panel Speakers are:


Marc Fusco; Producer/Screenwriter
Having recently directed My Uncle Rafael, a comedy staring Missi Pyle, John Michael Higgins, and which remained in the top five at the Box Office for three weeks (per screen average), Marc Fusco has been developing and writing comedy and thrillers for over twenty years. Former long-time assistant to Steven Spielberg, Fusco directed and co-wrote the cult indie feature Stealing Time, starring Peter Facinelli, Jennifer Garner, and Scott Foley. Some of Marc’s writing work includes the original comedy The Reel Killers for DreamWorks, the upcoming comedy No Air Guitar Allowed and Buried In The Desert for Lore d’Morrow, and has performed writing work on the upcoming thriller The Last Knights, starring Morgan Freeman and Clive Owen, and the thriller The Courier, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Fusco has also carved out a niche after adapting several amazing life stories of real people.


Yongtao Guo; Producer, Director
Mr.Guo is CEO of Henan Shijie cultural media Company, General manager of Zhengzhou Ice point Oscar Movie Theater, Producer of the <Movie Theater Lines> Magaine. He produced over 6 films, and “A little hero's legend of Yue fei” had win the finalist of 14th International Family Film Festival ( Los Angeles, CA)

  Stanley Stephen Huntsman; Producer/Director
Mr. Huntsman has been involved in event and all forms media productions for as long as he can remember. Hailing from Austin Texas's late '80's Independent film scene to present day's Hollywood's American Cinematheque to Sundance, Stephen's been deeply involved in the festival circuit from the beginning of the digital age and modern independent film transitions. With industry positions ranging from Beverly Hills talent agent to Hosting awards shows to "guy with the truck", he's been around the block to say the least. Stephen is now acting as Co founder-producer/director of FaceXLFirm.com. A production-marketing outfit and Producer-co-Founder of Sky & Earth Media, focused on China-US co-productions. A health/wellness & yoga fanatic, he has been calling Santa Monica home for ages while spending more and more time in China... leaving behind HRH Princess Micro Kitty, his feline roommate, to both's despair.
  Mr. Mark Schaefer; Producer/Distributor
Mark Schaefer is Product Manager of Super-natural-films.com, InstantDigitalinc.com and AbsurdTV.us. Mark Schaefer has been in charge of distribution of the film products to theaters, dvd's, digital file downloads and web entertainment since 2008. Digital distribution, movie licensing and getting films ready to play in theaters is Mark Schaefer's forte.  
  Mr.Qianlun Chen;Producer, investor, planner
Mr.Chen is the founder of Long Fu Feng Yun TV and Film Co. He is a well know film investor, producer and planner; has produced nearly 150 TV episodes, four feature films. His film “ Green Mountains” won the 20th Peony award; “ little wishes” won the 22th Peony award and Taishan award; “ Mr.Wang’s thought” won the 23th penoy award. He is the member of China TV artist association; member of Beijing filmmaker Association.
  Kenneth Hughes; Producer, Director, Writer
Kenny writes, directs, and produces independent films. He’s been involved in: The Bloody Indulgent (vampires/ strippers), Einstein’s God Model (physics/ death), and Bad Dog and Super Hero (absurdity/ tragedy). He’s also mixed up in a lot of cool shorts, including Donkey Punch, Mr. Freeway, and The Slap.He has worked with Eric Stolz, Michael Bay, Christopher Columbus, Madonna, Meryl Streep, the Coen brothers, Matthew Ralston, Tracey Ullman, Julie Taymor, ISO Dance, Martin Landau, The Actors Gang and Diavalo Dance to name a few. He had films in Cannes, Sundance, and taught at CalArts. He has danced and acted in everything from A-list features to street theater and guerilla film groups. His directing and producing has spanned every form from feature films, commercials, music videos, to live events and stage. He has a pilot's license, Cinema degree, Equine Science degree and a Law degree.
  Luisa Gomez de Silva; Producer
Luisa was directly involved in the production of Major Feature Films like Titanic, Kung Pow: Enter the fist, Pearl Harbor; Master & Commander & Babel. She served as liaison between the
studio and Production Companies interested in shooting at Fox Baja since its opening in 1996.
In 2003 she heads IPS Entertainment Group.
Past projects include the production of Television Programming for Food Channel / Scripps Networks, Showtime-Sony Entertainment, Sesame Workshop, Discovery Kids & BBC Networks among others.In the independent production area, she participated in the feature film "Between” (Official Sundance Dramatic Competition Selection 2005). She produced the Mexican feature film “ Recien Cazado“ released in 2009 by Warner
She has also worked as Studio Manager at Baja Studios ( Fox Studios Baja ) for Walden Media- Disney’s for The Chronicles of Narnia 3 : The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2007 ); and
Production Manager /Studio Manager for Disney's Captain Nemo ( 2009) 
  Xuhua Du, Producer
Mr.Du has been working in the Chinese TV and film industry for over 42 years and get involved with many TV series and film project. His newly produced film “ The Lead Singer and Dancer and his woman” will screen at the 2015 Universe Multicultural Film Festival
Yuichi ITO, Animator, Director
Yuichi Ito mainly uses clays, but also uses any other materials and animation techniques. He directed the original animation film “HARBOR TALE” which won the Best Animated Film and Audience Awards at The 52nd Zlín International Film Festival and so on.He established and became the president of I.TOON Ltd. in 1998. He became a professor of Graduate School of Film and New Media Tokyo University of the Arts in 2008. ITO is one of the top directors in Japan who creates animation films including TV shows and commercials