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Nov. 8th, 2015

9:30am-12:00pm: Introduction and marketing event & workshops.

Participants introduce their own projects, pass information, and construct a platform for film social

Members who organized the conference:

David Traub: Honorary professor of Harvard University

Michel Zgarka: Chairman & CEO of XII Tribes Entertainment

Elizabeth English: Founder of Moondance International Film Festival

Georges Leclere: Former Senior Vice President & Executive Director of the International Emmy Awards

Representatives from Beijing Film Academy

Zhizhong Zhang: Film and Television Investment Group of Beijing film Academy

Film workers from BC


Representatives from China Film Group Corporation: The largest film company in China and the largest film distributer in China

Representatives from BC Film Union


  1. How multicultural can survive under the pressure of Hollywood?
  2. Discussion on the investment pattern of China and Western Countries
  3. Film and its derivatives–the origin of game and comics industry
  4. Creation of stories and what kind of mode that films should used to finance: Pressed by the winner of Academy Award, the director of The Lion King.
  5. Ancillary Rights // Product Placement


12:30pm: Simple Lunch


1:00pm: All guests depart to the Awards Ceremony.

Location: 777 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 (Anvil Centre Theatre)



Grand opening of the 2nd Canada International Film and Television Festival Awards Ceremony


5:00pm: End of the Awards Ceremony and the Festival.

The president of CIFTF, Demi Zhang, will invite all the guests to a dinner