China International
Cartoon & Animation Festival

Core Forum

27 Apr 09:00 - 12:30

Location: White Horse Lake Jianguo Hotel Banquet Hall

27 Apr 09:00 - 12:30

Core Forum

Time: 09: 00-12: 30, April 27, 2017

Location: White Horse Lake Jianguo Hotel Banquet Hall

Forum form: Lecture

Listen to the dialogues among masterminds and draw inspiration from the wits of the professionals. Over 300 experts, scholars, veteran professionals and animation fans participate in the Forum with different topics where sparks of thoughts bursting. China International Cartoon & Animation Industry Summit Forums are annual grand gatherings for distinguished guests and masters in this field that Core Forum is one of the most important event!

It is the “wind vane” guiding the development of Chinese animation, and leaving an impact on the trend of the world animation. The Core Forum this year takes the theme of “Caring• Sharing”, in a bid to lead the staff in the industry to warm people with nice animation works, move people with warm works, nourish people with excellent traditional culture, and arouse the feelings of people with classic folktales. The Core Forum is the platform for the exchanges and cooperation on the most influential works, most prominent creativity, most advanced ideas, and most cutting-edge explorations in the global animation sector in the year. 

Guest Speaker:


Party Member and Deputy Director General, State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China



GAO Changli

Director, Publicity Division, State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China


Andrew Richard JONES

Director of Trio Media Ventures, American Director, Best Visual Effect Winner of 82th -Avatar and 89th -The Jungle Book Oscar 

Famous American visual effects animator &director, known for his work on  Avatar (2009), The Jungle Book (2016) and World War Z (2013),etc. Titanic(1997)is his first feature film as an VFX animator. He won The Academy Award (Oscar)in Visual Effects twice for Avatar (2009) and The Jungle Book (2016) 



Executive Producer, Local Original Content, Disney

Marc was executive producer on the Stoney & Rocky and Stitch and Ai animation series currently airing in China. He also wrote episodes and directed voices for those series. Marc was also head writer for UYoung’s Battle Claw, broadcast on CCTV-14, and wrote episodes for P. King Duckling, currently airing on Disney Jr. in the US. Marc was voice director for Kioka which won first place at the Shanghai TV Festival, and was Executive Story Editor for Sony’s Astro Boy series which won two first place awards at the Tokyo Anime Fair. He also had the pleasure of voice directing Stephen Chow for the English version of Shaolin Soccer. Marc’s other credits include Ghost in the Shell, Transformers, Cowboy Bebop, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Naruto, Fooly Cooly, and Voltron for companies including Disney,  Cartoon Network, Kids WB, Universal, Saban, Mattel and ABC Family. 


GUO Weihua

General Manager, Shanghai Toonmax Media Co., Ltd

Graduated from Drama & Literature Department of Shanghai Theatre Academy.Master of school of journalismFudan University.MBA of SJTU(Shanghai Jiaotong University).PhD of Management Science.Full senior editor.Now working as the general manager of Shanghai Xuandong Co., Inc and chairman of Shanghai animation industry association.


XU Pengchong 

Executive Director, Ancillary Business,Oriental DreamWorks


Pengchong (PC) Xu He built up an all-star licensing team and oversees all aspects of business operations and development of the ancillary department at ODW, including promotion & partnership, consumer products, publishing, Interactive and location based entertainment.

Under the leadership of PC, ODW strategically cooperated with top domestic brands from various industries, e-commerce platforms, and brick-and-mortar retailers and created a grand vision for all-media and multi-industry ancillary development and joint-marketing around the IP of “Kung Fu Panda” (KFP). The cross-border cooperation between ODW and its partners generated almost RMB 1.5 billion of promotional and marketing value, and the ancillary business retail sales surpassed RMB 1 billion, equal to KFP3’s box office earnings.Being one of the most seasoned veterans in China’s licensing related industries, PC used to work at Disney, tripled the company’s CE growth rate within two years.



Producer of the Animated Feature Song of the SeaChairman of Animation Ireland; Member of Board of Animation Europe; CEO and co-founder of multiple award-winning Cartoon Saloon Animation Studio and is an Oscar and BAFTA nominee

Song of the Sea picked up more than 20 major international awards on all continents including Best Animation Feature at the Shanghai International Film, the Irish Film and Television awards and the European Film Awards. Song of the Sea is Oscar nominated for Best Animated Feature Film.

MA Baozhou

Deputy Director of Zhejiang Satellite TV

Chairman of Zhejiang Blue Star International Media Co., Ltd.

Graduated in Literature and Art Director from Communication University of China. Received his MBA of OUHK in 2002. Awarded as News Senior Editor in Dec., 2003. Served as Deputy Director of Zhejiang Satellite TV since 2009, and did his best to get a voice in all kinds of BBS such as CCTV development BBS and Bo Ya list, which made great contribution to expand brand influence of China Blue. Served as Chairman of Zhejiang Blue Star International Media Co., Ltd. since 2013. Blue Star Company produced an animation named Juvenile Hero of Tunnel Warfare and get the 24th Starlight Award for television program and animation issued by SARFT. 


Alice Webb

Director, BBC Children's, United Kingdom

BBC Working Experience:Director, BBC Children’s, Chief Operating Officer, BBC North, Programme Director, Project North, Principal Consultant, PA Consulting Group.


Moderator:LI Jianping

Professor of BFA(Beijing Film Academy), Headmaster of the Animation School, Executive Dean of the Institute of China Animation, Beijing Film Academy, Secretary-General of Animation and Comics Committee, China Artists Association, Vice Secretary-General of China Animation Association, Member of Chinese Television Artists Association, Standing Director of Cartoon Art Committee, Chinese Television Artists Association.


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