Ex-director of Hong Kong fest is new GM
Peter Tsi, who recently quit as executive director of the Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival, has joined Soft-Trek Media as its general manager of content development & production.Company is part of Fireworks Intl., an investment group linked to global banking group ABN-Amro. Fireworks has major stakes in powerful Korean film production and special-effects group Taewon Entertainment and in Hong Kong’s No. 2 free-to-air broadcaster Asia Television (ATV). Tsi and Soft-Trek, which has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, are involved in producing several hundred hours of TV and new-media content and will be consulting for ATV. Tsi’s responsibilities at the Hong Kong festival currently are being shared by the fest’s artistic director Li Cheuk-to and administrative director Jannie Ma.