New York (September 11, 2018) – Fu Ruoqing, Deputy Director of China Film Producers’ Association and Deputy Director of the Beijing Film Academy, will receive the “Distributor of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong.
“It gives us great pleasure to honor Fu Ruoqing,” said Andrew Sunshine, President of The Film Expo Group. “The Chinese box office has achieved extraordinary results under Ruoqing’s leadership and it is fitting that he receives this year’s CineAsia ‘Distributor of the Year’ award.”
Ruoqing has served as General Manager of China Film Equipment Co., Ltd, Deputy General Manager of China Film Group, General Manager of State Production Base of China Film Group, and Vice President of China Film Co. Ltd. and now currently serves as the Chairman of Huaxia Film Distribution Co. Ltd.
Ruoqing works in film shooting, postproduction, film investment and production, film distribution, construction and management of cinemas and cinema chains. He has produced films, such as Red Cliff, The Founding of a Republic, and The Beginning of the Great Revival. He has also invested and distributed films, such as Police Diary, The Taking of Tiger Mountain, Go Away Mr. Tumor, Operation Red Sea, Operation Mekong and Kung Fu Yoga.
Ruoqing won the first prize in the technical innovation and Engineering Technology of SAPPRFT.
About GDC Technology Limited – Official Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, integrated cinema automation solutions, portable and enterprise series storage systems, theatre management systems and circuit-wide centralized management systems, and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. Since 2009, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, has managed VPF for up to 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com
CineAsia will take place from 10-13 December 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.
About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Hong Kong; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami. Additionally, the group publishes, Film Journal International, a trade magazine and website covering the motion picture industry with a special emphasis on theatrical exhibition.
Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.