2018 UMFF work with China panel

Universe Multicultural Film Festival--2018
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 2018 UMFF " Work With China" Panel 

China has a huge boost to the production and success of domestic films. China's film revenues have grown by 25% a year for the past 10 years. Chinese Film Projects are looking for Western filmmakers participate in their movies. A window of opportunity has opened for the Western directors, screenwriters, Scrip doctors, cinema photographers, musical composters, Animators, actors, etc. Come to meet the delegations of Chinese investors, producers, directors, and find out the pitfalls, common misunderstandings, and industry myths for working with the Chinese films. The panelists will attempt to address these issues during the discussion.
Pre-sign up ( click here to download Sign up form) is strongly recommended. For actors, please bring your headshots and CV with you for possibility of onsite audition.

Time: 2:00-3:30PM; April 7, 2018
Location: Fireside room @Fred Hesse Community Park Center,(29301 Hawthorne Blvd; Rancho Palos Verdes, Ca 90275;  Admission by  Panel Pass.

 The Panel Speakers are: (TBA)


  JACOB N. STUART, Screenwriter
IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3714544. Jacob is an award-winning and represented screenwriter, with OVER 15 scripts optioned and/or produced to screen, airing in OVER 7 different countries. Going into 2016, Jacob currently has 1 feature-length screenplay sold, 2 feature-length screenplays optioned, and 2 short scripts in post-production. He is the Founder of the popular Screenwriting Staffing [www.screenwritingstaffing.com], an online screenwriting community that has facilitated OVER 125 success stories in 3 years (for both screenwriters and producers). Jacob was previously the Screenplay Contest Director for the Cincinnati Film Festival. He has spoke on screenwriting for FilmDayton, WriteStuff Writers Conference, 48 Hour Film Festival, and MANY more. He graduated in 2010 from The Los Angeles Film School, with a concentration in screenwriting. He also is a contributor for Creative Screenwriting Magazine. Jacob's personal web-site: www.JacobNStuart.com. You can follow Jacob on Twitter @JacobNStuart
  Dongliang Zhou, Actor
Mr.Zhou is the first rank actor in China,with the titles of Youth perform artist; Intangible Cultural Heritage Xi opera representative successor ; member of China Dramatists Association. He is the winner of China Drama Plum Blossom Award; Wen Hua Performance Award´╝îknown by “The Pearl Pagoda”; “Rain in July”; “Merry Champion”,”Jade Dragonfly”;”Exquisite Gril”; "Search for children", "nunnery admits mother"
Huang He, Actress, Producer
Stage Name Miaomiao, national first-level actor; China children’s film association deputy secretary-general; Television Artists Association director; St Culture Advocacy (USA) Chinese culture ambassador. Best Actress winner of the 13th Flower Film Awards and received by the China President Jiang Zemin (China); Best Performance winner of the 9th San Diego international Kids Film festival ( USA); The 14th Nantes three continents international film festival award "golden globes" ( France); Berlin International Film Festival “youth forum award “ (Germany); Shanghai film critics association award top ten best films (China); China Times Express “Outstanding films”award ( Taiwan); The golden rooster award for best directorial debut; The best Childers's film in Huabiao Film awards, and the best Childers's film in Cairo Film awards and won the special spirits award in the 15th International Family Film Festival ( USA)

Keping Yu, Director
Mr.Yu is the first rank director in China, won many big awards, such as Five Number One Award, Wenhua Award and etc. He has been jury members for many art festivals.
Mr.Yu is specialize musical director, know by Yue Opera: "Meng Jiangnv"; Yang drama: "Wang Zhaojun"; Huai Opera: "Shen Zhengbin"; Yao play: "Wang Yangming"; Puppet Show: "Three Monks New Biography"; Children's drama: "Boy Hua Luo Geng"; Xi Drama “ the pearl pagoda”; “ Three ladys”; "Water Village Woman"; “Rain in July”;” Red Lover”;” Yang Naiwu was released from prison”