Los Angeles–(Business Wire)–Recently, the World Film Industry Association was inaugurated at the LOEWS Hotel in Los Angeles. Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the California House of Representatives, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Representatives and industry experts from 32 countries and regions such as US, UK, France, China and Brazil participated in the inaugural meeting. Hye-Ge Wang, an internationally renowned curator, producer and outstanding leader in the film industry, was elected as the first president.
The meeting voted to adopt the draft of the election method, association constitution, membership fee criteria etc. and elected the first directors, general secretary, vice president, president, supervisor and chief supervisor and established the first major body of the association.
The World Film Industry Association was inaugurated in the context of the covid-19 pandemic that has devastated the global film industry. A way for the global film industry to recover from the crisis and make a comprehensive recovery.
WFIA President Hye-Ge Wang said the World Film Industry Association was launched to serve filmmakers around the world and actively work to grow and strengthen the association’s resource benefits and operational roles. New technologies, industries, forms and models for the integrated development of the film and cultural industries, promoting the high-quality development of the World Film Industry Conference and becoming a good leader in industrial development. He said that in the last three years, as the world has faced the COVID-19 pandemic, global tensions have increased and global rifts have deepened. At a time when the world film industry is approaching a critical turning point, global cultural files and government leaders need to work together to develop long-term policies and strategies to revitalize the global film industry.
As the world’s first offline conference-based international film organization this year, the establishment of the World Film Industry Association has attracted widespread attention with over 300 registered participants.