Conducted in Mandarin
Ablaze Image founder June Wu will go into films that she distributes to illustrate the concept and mechanism of international distribution, and talk about what and how to prepare for international film festivals. Through this masterclass, young filmmakers can have a better understanding of the film industry, its recent trends and development, and gain some insight on how to plan one’s creative path.
June WU graduated from M.A. of Cinema Studies from New York University, she started out in film production at critically acclaimed auteur Johnnie To’s Milkyway Image and later moved into distribution, serving at Hong Kong’s Media Asia Distribution and heading international sales and distribution at renowned producer Bill Kong’s Edko Films. With her extensive experience for years in international sales, in 2013 WU founded Ablaze Image, the leading brand of international sales and distribution in Taiwan, bringing various genres of Chinese-language cinematic gems to worldwide audiences. WU also serves as the Special Consultant for Distribution Workshop, Head of Industry of International Film Festival & Awards Macao, also the mentor of Taipei Produire au Sud Workshop, and as well as the industry consultant and committee member of various film institutions in Taiwan.