Some Helpful Hints on Working with China
Elizabeth pulled from Emily’s bag of tricks and lent her writing talents to the latest issue of Produced by Magazine, the official publication of the Producer’s Guild of America. Calling on her expertise in the Asian film marketplace, Elizabeth outlined four important tips for producers to keep in mind when working on Sino-American collaborations. It's easy to get tripped up when there’s an ocean and cultural differences between us, so Elizabeth urges patience and an understanding of basic Chinese business customs in these endeavors. And as for what is quickly becoming recognizable as her mantra, Elizabeth added that great content is a must!! Without a story that strikes people on both sides of the sea, there is no movie worth making. Check out all the vital tips at the PGA’s website.
The article comes on the heels of the Produced by Conference, a signature PGA event here in Los Angeles, where Elizabeth helped organize the panel, “A Producer’s Guide to Opportunities in China,” and threw a fabulous after party sponsored by China Lion Entertainment.