Crystine Zhang, Managing Director, Shandong Film & TV Media International
Crystine is the CEO of Shandong Film & TV Media International, incorporated in California, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shandong Film & TV Productions Co. Ltd., which is a Chinese state-owned enterprise SOE with over 400 employees. Crystine manages the parent company’s international business from sales to partnerships, acquires and produces non-Chinese language content. Projects she has been involved include Out of Control (2016), The Kid (2019), Miracle Season (2018), and a documentary Returning Home to be released in 2019.
Ms. Zhang was previously the Senior Vice President of 3DCC/3DIMP, a Canadian production company, for whom she received a "3D Creative Award" and established a joint venture with Shanghai New Culture Media Group Co Ltd (300336:Shenzhen) in 2014. Prior to that, as the chief content producer, Ms. Zhang worked for Asahi Shimbun, the most influential media company in Japan. Ms. Zhang holds a double degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and English Language and Literature, and a master degree in International Development. Ms. Zhang has co-presented TIFF Soiree, and co-organized "Asian Film Summit" for Toronto International Film Festival.