SOURCE: QFTV

QFTV

May 12, 2011 12:19 ET

Attention Planning Editors: Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group to Announce First U.S. Film Investment in Hollywood Ceremony

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - Marking one of the largest Chinese-based investments in a film production ever, the Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group, based in Xi'an, China, will hold a press conference to announce the signings of Antoine Fuqua, director of the Academy Award-winning film Training Day, and David Franzoni, screenwriter for Gladiator and Amistad, to helm and pen a romantic drama set in 8th century China during the Tang Dynasty and centering on the tragic love affair between Emperor Xuanzong and imperial concubine Yang Guifei.

WHAT:
Press conference ceremony to announce a $30 million investment by the Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group in a film to be directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni as its first major production investment.

WHO:
An Zhao, chairman, Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group Antoine Fuqua, director of Training Day, Shooter and King Arthur David Franzoni, screenwriter of Gladiator, Amistad and Jumping Jack Flash

Lisa Lu, Chinese-American actress and documentary producer, screen credits include 2012, The Joy Luck Club and The Last Emperor

WHY:
The agreement marks one of the largest investments by a Chinese governmental investment fund and represents the intention of the Xi'an Qujiang Film and TV Investment Group to search new properties, investment opportunities and partnership agreements in Hollywood.

WHEN:
Thursday, May 19, 2011
10:00 AM

WHERE:
Los Feliz Room
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa
1755 North Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90028

Contact Information

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