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Winston Baker

February 15, 2012 12:00 ET

Yang Bu Ting to Address Co-Operation Opportunities With China at Film Finance Forum West

Former China Film Group Corporation Chairman to Head New China Government-Backed Hollywood Film Fund

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2012) - Winston Baker, global producer of film finance conferences, announces the participation of China Mainstream Media National Film Capital Hollywood at the 4th Annual Film Finance Forum West. The event will be to be presented in association with Variety and hosted at the Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles, CA on March 6-8, 2012.

Presenting executives will include Yang Bu Ting, Chairman of the fund, Chairman of China Film Promotion International, and former China Film Group Corporation Chairman; Wang Guo Wei, Chief Executive Officer of the fund and Vice Chairman of China Film Foundation; Yuan Liu, Co-Chairman and President and formerly a high-level Siemens executive; and Zhao Yuan Jun, Chief Financial Officer and formerly JP Morgan Asia's General Manager.

"We believe the Film Finance Forum is a high-profile event and the most ideal conference to introduce how China Mainstream Media National Film Capital Hollywood will work as a turnkey partner for Hollywood," said Yuan Liu.

"It has always been our intention to provide a forum which fosters live content sharing, opportunities for deal-making, and international business growth so we are honored that Yuan Liu and her team have chosen the Film Finance Forum as a platform to inform U.S. financiers and filmmakers on new strategies for working with China," said Katherine Winston, Managing Partner of Winston Baker. The China fund executives also plan on attending the networking events to be able to meet with other participants.

In addition to the new China film fund, registrants of the forum will have many occasions over the course of the 3-day conference to network with equity and debt financiers, investment advisers, filmmakers, studio executives, finance and sales agents, attorneys, accountants, insurance and completion bond providers, film commissioners, and new entrants to film financing.

Companies in attendance will include Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Benaroya Pictures; BMO Capital Markets; California Film Commission; China Lion Entertainment; Creative Artists Agency; Endgame Entertainment; Exclusive Media Group; Hemisphere Capital Management; Inferno Entertainment; Intandem Films; Landmark Theatres; Mimran Schur Pictures; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Redbox; Relativity Media; Sony Pictures Entertainment; The Gersh Agency; The Indomina Group; The Weinstein Company; UBS AG; Union Bank; Universal Pictures; and Yahoo!; among many others.

Sponsors of the program include Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; China Main Stream Media National Film Capital Hollywood Group; CFC Capital; Entertainment Partners; Film Production Capital; Gibson Dunn; Gipson Hoffman & Pancione P.C.; McConnell Valdés; O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce; Rums of Puerto Rico; and Vine Alternative Investments. For additional details, visit

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