Weinan is the principal of Sydney Films and a highly-regarded film professional with a unique set of skills and relationships. His efforts have resulted in rapid growth in the company over the last two years. He was instrumental in bringing the unofficial copro Bleeding Steel starring Jackie Chan to Australia, and last year he also successfully executed a complex production services job for Huace TV for their flagship drama, Old Boy. He has now moved into IP and content creation and launched the company’s slate with the multi-award-winning story, The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu.
General Manager of Sydney Films
A highly-experienced media professional in both China and Australia, Miaomiao first came to Australia as observer assigned to Australia for <CNR-1>. She later became General Manager of Ostar International Media Group. Her skills and experience have made her an expert in project management, human resources and corporate operations. Miaomiao started her career as a creative producer for Muse Radio, where she produced and hosted radio programs and created a successful music competition called <MuseStar>. She also produced theatrical productions for Sydney’s Chinese community.
Producer, Head of Production at Sydney Films
Mark is a highly-experienced production and development executive and award-winning feature film producer. He began his executive career at Fox Icon Productions (20th Century Fox and Mel Gibson’s Icon Productions joint venture) . He was also a drama investment manager at Screen Australia where he worked on over thirty feature films and television dramas, managing the government involvement in those productions. Mark’s most recent producing credit is on Guardians of the Tomb, an official treaty Australian/Chinese co-production starring Li Bingbing, Kellan Lutz and Kelsey Grammer. He also executive produced Greg Mclean’s Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe. He also produced The Loved Ones, winner of the Cadillac People’s Choice Award for TIFF’s Midnight Madness in 2009. His other films include Restraint, starring Travis Fimmel, Steven Moir and Teresa Palmer and Australian Rules (Sundance, Edinburgh Film Fests 2002, International Humanitas Prize Finalist 2002, Australian Film Institute and IF best picture nominee).
Senior Vice President/COO of Pacific Holdings Group
Chief Operating Officer of Sydney Films
Jack served as COO for many different companies in China across a range of industries. Notably, he presided over the development of the world's largest "Audi World" project. Over two years, he sourced investment and generated a profit of 500 million RMB for Audi. His company has presided over a number of mergers and acquisitions with a value exceeding 1 billion RMB. In his creative career, he wrote the "Panda Planet" trilogy of novels and created two panda brands which are now worth more than 6 billion RMB. He also now serves as executive director of the Panda Culture and Ecology Research Institute in Chengdu.