China’s Fosun and Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 to Receive Partnership Award

HONG KONG – Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and Jeff Robinov’s startup production venture Studio 8 will receive the 2014 Film Partnership of the Year award next week at the U.S.-China Film Summit in Los Angeles.

The summit, to be held on Wed, Nov. 5 at the Biltmore Hotel, is organized by the Asia Society Southern California’s Entertainment & Media in Asia (EMASIA) series and is sponsored by Variety.

Speakers include Ted Sarandos, chief content officer of Netflix, Dede Nickerson, head, production and strategic development, Sony Pictures Entertainment, China; Wang Zhonglei, president of Huayi Brothers Media; Allen Zhu, senior VP of Youku Tudou and CEO of its new HeYi Film Company; and Bruno Wu, chairman and CEO of Seven Stars Entertainment and Media.

Three of China’s biggest stars, Zhao Wei, Huang Xiaoming and Tong Dawei will receive the 2014 Film Ensemble of the Year award for their latest work, Hollywood Adventures, a bilingual picture being financed, written and produced by both Chinese and Americans.

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