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CineAsia to salute Enlight Media's Wang Changtian

Sept 4, 2013

Wang Changtian, president of China’s Enlight Media, will be honored with the CineAsia Production & Filmmaker Award on Dec. 12 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

“It is a great honor to be able to single out the achievements of Wang Changtian and Enlight Media,” noted Robert H. Sunshine, co-managing director of CineAsia. “Wang’s entrepreneurial spirit in founding Enlight Media 15 years ago has led to it become the largest and fastest-growing private media entertainment company in China.”

Wang Changtian has been a pioneer in China's privately operated media and entertainment industry since beginning at Enlight Media in October 1998. Under his leadership, Enlight Media has shown dynamic growth; on August 3, 2011, it was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Enlight's services cover all six key areas of the modern entertainment industry: television production and marketing; large variety shows and award ceremonies; film investment, production and distribution; investing in and distributing television shows; an agency for actors and others in the creative industries; and new media distribution. Enlight holds a leading position in each of these areas, and has operated profitably in all for more than 10 years, as well as maintained growth in all these areas. In particular, Enlight Pictures is one of the top three privately held film companies in China.

The success of its debut film Confession of Pain in 2006 marked the beginning of Enlight’s rise to fame, following which Enlight released a number of popular titles, many of which were produced by Wang himself. In 2009, Enlight Pictures began to invest in big-budget productions such as City Under Siege, Mural, Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, All’s Well Ends Well 2010, the Four series, and The Assassins. Enlight Pictures' 2012 film Lost in Thailand grossed more than US$200 million, and remains the highest-grossing film in China. So far in 2013, Enlight Pictures has released highly anticipated titles such as The Chef, The Actor, The Scoundrel, which stars four “Golden Horse Awards” winners; Peter Chan’s American Dreams in China, and renowned actress Vicky Zhao's directorial debut, So Young.

CineAsia 2013 will take place Dec. 10-12 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and will feature screenings of upcoming Hollywood films, sponsored events, timely seminars and a trade show.


CineAsia to salute Enlight Media's Wang Changtian

Sept 4, 2013

Wang Changtian, president of China’s Enlight Media, will be honored with the CineAsia Production & Filmmaker Award on Dec. 12 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

“It is a great honor to be able to single out the achievements of Wang Changtian and Enlight Media,” noted Robert H. Sunshine, co-managing director of CineAsia. “Wang’s entrepreneurial spirit in founding Enlight Media 15 years ago has led to it become the largest and fastest-growing private media entertainment company in China.”

Wang Changtian has been a pioneer in China's privately operated media and entertainment industry since beginning at Enlight Media in October 1998. Under his leadership, Enlight Media has shown dynamic growth; on August 3, 2011, it was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Enlight's services cover all six key areas of the modern entertainment industry: television production and marketing; large variety shows and award ceremonies; film investment, production and distribution; investing in and distributing television shows; an agency for actors and others in the creative industries; and new media distribution. Enlight holds a leading position in each of these areas, and has operated profitably in all for more than 10 years, as well as maintained growth in all these areas. In particular, Enlight Pictures is one of the top three privately held film companies in China.

The success of its debut film Confession of Pain in 2006 marked the beginning of Enlight’s rise to fame, following which Enlight released a number of popular titles, many of which were produced by Wang himself. In 2009, Enlight Pictures began to invest in big-budget productions such as City Under Siege, Mural, Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, All’s Well Ends Well 2010, the Four series, and The Assassins. Enlight Pictures' 2012 film Lost in Thailand grossed more than US$200 million, and remains the highest-grossing film in China. So far in 2013, Enlight Pictures has released highly anticipated titles such as The Chef, The Actor, The Scoundrel, which stars four “Golden Horse Awards” winners; Peter Chan’s American Dreams in China, and renowned actress Vicky Zhao's directorial debut, So Young.

CineAsia 2013 will take place Dec. 10-12 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and will feature screenings of upcoming Hollywood films, sponsored events, timely seminars and a trade show.

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