2016 UMFF "Cross Cultural for film makers"

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 2016 UMFF  "Cross Cultural for Filmmakers" Reception

Time: 7:00-9:30PM; April 3, 2016
Location: Szechwan Chinese Restaurant; 2107 Pacific Coast Highway; Lomita, CA 90717; Tel(310) 534-2280; Admission by Cross Cultural Reception Pass

Filmmakers Self Introduction
UMFF Juries Meet with the Filmmakers



The Performing Actors   

  Sherwood Jones; MC, 
Sherwood started making films at age 11, armed with a Super 8 movie camera. In his preteens, he dove into an intense study of film, which lead to a B.A. in Cinema & Photography from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Fine Arts in Film from Ohio University, where his thesis film won an award in the Student Academy Awards competition. He entered the film industry as an editor, and has served in that capacity on 20 feature films. He has also been Post Production Supervisor on 25 features. He continues to write and direct his own personal film projects. He is the honoary chairman of the San diego International Kids film festival, alos hosted  the 2013, 2014, 2015 Universe Multicultural Film Festival award ceremony. 
Zhe Li, Actress, Dancer
Ms. Zhe Li is a young actress, graduated from Yunan National University at 2015, major in Dance. She is the contract talent of Yunan Old Town Thousand Countries Travel Culture TV & Film Company. The film “Love Song of Huayao Thai” is her first primary role.
  New York Pretty Sunset Beijing Chinese Art Troupe (New York, NY)
The Pretty Sunset Beijing Chinese Art Troupe founded by Lily Li. Ever since April 2015, it extended members from age 29 to 80. The team successfully presented, "Our home town is by the North East Song Hua River". The play was rewarded "Great Performance" by various New York Chinese American societies. In celebrating 70 years worldly United Nation grand multi-cultural and arts repertory shows, they are very proud of the accomplishment. This group won the best Qipao Artist Group title at 2015 San Diego International Kids Film Festival.
Xujia Yan; Actor (China)
Xujia is a well know youth actor, he has been know through films “ Glad”; “My Kingdom” ; and TV “ X Fire”;“Painted Skin”; “Crouching Tiger”; “Hidden Dragon”, “ The Legend of Zhong Kui”, “The Glamorous Imperial Concubine”; “ Rocco Kingdom”; “ My bright Heart”, etc. He is the Golden Award winner of China International Youth Art Festival; Contracted model for brand “Yunnan Tea King” and “ Kupaitn” cloth line. He was the host for CCTV children program in Spring Festival Night and China College Sports Ceremony.
Yifei Chen; Actress, Host
Yifei is a child actress, she has in TV series of “ Skinship” ( 30 Episode); “ Little tree’s Sky” ( 28 Episode). She is also in film “ Glad”. As a dancer, she won the Gold award of the Shengzheng Children Dance Competition. As a singer, she had performed with the Hongkong super star –Xiuwen Zheng. As a host, she handled the 2011 and 2012 Spring Festival TV show of Shengzheng Youth channel, and won the 3rd rank award of the 2014 Golden Microphone award and 2nd rank of the 2014 Renshou Cup.
Ronger An, Singer, Actress
Ronger is a happy and talented young girl. She enjoy singing, won many musical awards, such as the Best Ten Award of 2014 Shenzhen Musical Awrd; Silver Award of the 11th Shenzhen Children Flower Musical Festival; Silver Award the 4th Shenzhen Children Singer Competition; Best Student of CCTV-15 Musical Chanel “ Good Students” contest. She is the leading singer of the film “Glad” that won the best children film award at the 2016 BIFF-Ensenada (Mexico)