China Day

420 minutes
The May Fair Hotel
Mon 25th Sep 10:00

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China Day Schedule in Detail

Guest Arrivals, Tea, Coffee and Pastries
Welcome Desk in Crystal Room

Welcome speeches in the Theatre
Elliot to Introduce Raidance UK and the agenda for the day
Michael to introduce Intro Dreamax and China Raindance

10.30am – 12.30pm
Panel 1: Current Chinese Film Industry Market and the International Cooperation

After hearing from a range of speakers presenting on the Chinese Industry, Film Investment and Distribution, this panel will go onto host a QnA taking questions from the audience on wider topics including web and internet series and UK-Chinese Co-productions. Followed by QnA.

Lunch in the Crystal Room

Two Exciting new Project releases from China

Panel 2: The Belt and Road: Training, Acquiring and Securing Talent across UK/Asia
Both China and the UK both countries hold some of the most established Talent within the global film industry. This panel will explore how each country approaches nurturing talent, the legal status of Talent, how the relationship can grow between each country and what how Chinese talent would suit the landscape of European films?
Followed by 30min Audience QnA

Afternoon Tea Break & Forum
3.45pm – 5.30pm
Special Screening COME ACROSS LOVE
Fan xiaoxian was a divorced Chinese entrepreneur whose company was to be listed in the Chinese market. He was diagnosed Cerebellar Ataxia which is an incurable neurological disease. To see a famous doctor in America, he joined a road trip through West Coast America hosted by a drivers’ club where he met his old classmate Li Xin. Even though she is beautiful and single, her candid and sharp character didn’t attract Fan and Fan’s facetious playboy image irritated Li. A “fun” journey began...

5.45pm - 7pm
Drink Reception in Crystal Room


The Day will be hosted by Emma Yap (Universal Pictures International Entertainment) A selection of Chinese speakers will be joined by UK speakers include;
Lorraine P. D’Alessio
Mrs. D’Alessio is the firm’s founding partner and was recently named a 2016 Century City Bar Association Lawyer of the Year. A Toronto native and former Ford model, Mrs. D’Alessio spearheads the firm’s business and employment-related immigration initiatives. Widely regarded as an industry expert and thought leader, Mrs. D’Alessio writes a monthly editorial on US immigration for Canadian entertainment industry PlayBack magazine, contributes on US immigration issues regularly to the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, LA Business Journal and other leading outlets.
Rebecca Yeo
Rebecca Yeo has roots in both Singapore and South Africa where she grew up (and learnt to speak basic Zulu, besides Mandarin),as well as spent considerable time in America due to family ties there. After playing 'Ru' in indie film noir, PANIC opposite David Gyasi (Interstellar‬,Cloud Atlas‬), she also appeared in FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER 3 (Big Talk Productions, CH 4). Upcoming films include STAN AND OLLIE (BBC, eOne Entertainment) directed by Jon S. Baird (FILTH), releasing in cinemas 2018. As a voice over artist, she recently recorded a Penguin Random House audio book, GONE by Min Kym .
Hannah Marie Williams, Backstage
Hannah has worked across the film and television industry for over 7 years, contributing to the casting of some of the biggest films and TV productions to come out of the UK in these years. She is now launching US casting website and Actor publication, Backstage in the UK and hopes to build a resource which nurtures, encourages and facilitates talent to reach opportunity avenues that may have previously been unavailable to them. Helen Smith, Immigration Lawyer Helen is an immigration lawyer who assists her clients with the full range of UK immigration and nationality matters. With almost ten years experience in some of London’s leading immigration law firms, Helen works with her clients to develop their immigration strategy and to achieve their long-term immigration goals. Her experience includes points-based system applications, including Tier1 Investors and Entrepreneurs, Tier 2 sponsor license issues, permanent residence and naturalization, spousal applications and EEA matters.

Participating Organisations;
China Vision Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd
Radio, Film & TV Design and Research Institute
Dreamax Pictures (Beijing) Co., Ltd

Founded in 2011 and based in Beijing, Dreamax is engaged in film development, production, business, publicity, and distribution.
China Vision Media is a subsidiary company of China Press and Publishing Media Group, which with Radio, Film & TV Design and Research Institute both are directly under State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio Film and Television of China (SAPPRFT).
Strands: Industry Forum