A few days ago, the Aollywood Producers Association held a grand inauguration ceremony in Macau. The chairman, co-chairman and secretary-general were elected, and they shall hold office for two years. The first chairman of the Aollywood is Liu Yanming, chairman of Hai Run Movies & TV Production, and Yang Shoucheng, chairman of Emperor Motion Pictures, was elected as executive chairman. The other nine co-chairmen are also forerunners in the film and television industry with outstanding performance, including Huayi Brothers Media Corporation president Wang Zhonglei; famous director and producer Li Lu; Edko Films Company president Jiang Zhiqiang; Huading Award Group chairman Wang Haige; Media Asia Group Holdings Limited president Zhuang Cheng; Joy Entertainment chairman Dong Zhaohui; the Aollywood Film Group president Fu Xiao; the China Radio and Television Association chairman Zhang Mingzhi; and famous Taiwanese producer Lai Congbi. Dai Ying, vice president of iQiyi, was elected as the secretary-general.
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"Aollywood Producers Association" establishment ceremony. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Aollywood, which is hailed as "Eastern Hollywood" by the media, was co-sponsored by hundreds of famous and cross-straits leaders of the television and entertainment industry, including Wang Haige, Wang Zhonglei, Liu Yanming, Gong Yu, Hong Jinbao, Niu Ben, Wen Jun, Liu Jiang, Chen Baoguo, Sarina, Gong Hanlin, Wang Likun, etc. On June 18, 2020, as the first filming base of the Aollywood was completed and hanged its shingle in Xianghe, China, it marked the official launch of the project which benchmarks the Hollywood in the United States. The Aollywood will take advantage of Macau and the Chinese government supports of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to attract 100 leading entertainment and technology companies around the world, and to promote employment by leading 3000 upstream and downstream film and television firms to join in within five years. In the future, the Aollywood will become another cultural industry cluster of Macao’s diversifications with hundreds of billions in output value.
The Aollywood covers nine commercial fields, including film and television production and distribution, music, animation, artificial intelligence, entertainment industry, art industry, influencers base, sports and e-sports, involving many industrial chains.
In an interview, President Liu Yanming revealed that the Aollywood has an ambitious goal with a large structure and a high level. To break the shackles of Macau's film and television industry, they should improve professionalism, create high-quality products, open up good industry channels, go out of the market and invite others in. He believes that the Aollywood will work with the other brother associations to create the Aollywood brand and to create more good works that show the strong appeal of films and television. It will become a symbol of the GBA that gathers worldwide culture and art and a carrier of the GBA’s idea, which is to absorb advanced ideas from all fields of the world. The Aollywood will make the GBA a real global film and technology center.
The Aollywood Producers Association is another important organization launched by the Aollywood after the establishment of the "Aollywood Film Critics Association." It is an industry-based and non-profit social group that gathers many cross-straits film and television practitioners, including film producers and corporate legal persons, general managers, independent producers, production directors, screenwriters, directors, and professional actors. The purpose of this association is to promote the sound development and enhance the professional level of the film and television industry in the GBA and to push the film and television industry into a new pattern. They will invest the valuable, high-level and positive film and television works, unite resources, develop together and complement advantages.
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