LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 4 professionals in the field of bringing Japanese IP to Hollywood have been invited as panelists and will discuss about the current situation, the challenges, and most importantly, the opportunities in this area. Topics will include remakes, co-production, and localization (voice overs and sub-titles).
Saturday, December 15th, 2012
1:30pm - 4:00 pm
Loews Hollywood Hotel - Solano Canyon Room
1755 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, California 90028
Panelists: Sandy Climan (CEO, All Nippon Entertainment Works) Roy Lee (Producer, Vertigo Entertainment) Kelly Crabb (Lawyer, Sheppard Mullin) Donald Hewitt (English Adaptation Screen Writer for Studio Ghibli Films)
Moderator: Hayato Mitsuishi (President, Japan Film Society)
Schedule: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Panel Discussion 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Break 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm: Q&A 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Networking Event
Tickets: [Online] $20 (Adults), $10 (Students with ID) / [Door] $25 (Adults), $15 (Students with ID)
Tickets and more info at http://www.laeigafest.com/business-panel/
About LA EigaFest: LA EigaFest is a Japanese film festival based in LA and hosted by the Japan Film Society. Its three main objectives are to 1) Showcase Japanese and Japanese influenced films that appeal to the broad American audiences, 2) Introduce and promote new and upcoming filmmakers and talent to the Hollywood community, and 3) Enhance the communication and relationship between the US and Japanese film industries and thus create business opportunities. LA EigaFest 2012 in presented in conjunction with the American Cinematheque."Eiga" which means "Film" in Japanese, was chosen to be included in the name of the film festival in hope that this would become an iconic Japanese-English term and a symbol of the world of Japanese cinema.