“Gravity” director Alfonso Cuaron will return to China later this month to speak at the 2016 China-U.S. Motion Picture Summit.
Cuaron previously traveled to the Beijing Film Festival with “Gravity,” which scored $70.7 million at the Chinese box office.
Also joining the speaking line up are: Andrew Cripps, IMAX executive VP; Zhang Xun, chairman of Max Screen Distribution; producer Ann An; and Richard Fox, executive VP of International at Warner Bros. Entertainment. Cripps will speak about the implications of technology on the future of the motion picture industry.
Previously announced speakers include: Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Gary Lucchesi, Elizabeth Daley, Zhang Xun, Andrew Cripps, Bill Borden.
The conference on March 25 will be held in Grand Epoch City near Beijing. It is backed by Citic Guoan, Dick Cook Studios, and Film Carnival Production, with the support of China Media Culture Promotion Association, China Film Association and the Beijing Film Academy. Winston Baker is the event producer.