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Janet Yang

Founder & President

President at Janet Yang Productions

Greater Los Angeles Area

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Janet Yang's Work Experience

Manifest Films / Janet Yang Productions

Founder & President

July 1996 to Present

The Walt Disney Company-CHINA


2012 to 2013

China Film Group


2012 to 2013

Beijing City, China

Janet Yang's Education

Columbia University

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

1982 to 1984

Brown University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors Chinese Studies / International Media

1975 to 1978

Harvard University

Chinese Studies / East Asia Studies

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About Janet Yang

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Janet Yang is a prominent Hollywood producer with deep roots in China. Her award-winning film and TV credits include "The Joy Luck Club”, "The People vs. Larry Flynt”, “Dark Matter" and "Indictment: The McMartin Trial”. Most recently, Yang produced the international film, “Shanghai Calling", a romantic comedy shot entirely on location in Shanghai and played to great acclaim. Yang began her career bringing Chinese cinema into North America, and then representing the Hollywood studios to broker the first sale of American cinema into China. This in turn led to joining Steven Spielberg on the historic production of “Empire of the Sun”. Yang has been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood” by the Hollywood Reporter. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and the Committee of 100. Yang holds a B.A. from Brown University in Chinese studies and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. 杨燕子女士身为好莱坞重要制片人有着深厚的中国根基。她的得奖电影电视作品包括《喜福会》、《性书大亨》、《暗物质》及《麦克马丁审判案》。最近杨女士制作了国际大片《纽约客@上海》。该片全部在上海取景,在影院及各大发行平台大享口碑。杨女士的职业生涯起步于将中国影片引入北美,并最先将美国电影引入中国。这也因此使杨女士参与制作了史蒂芬史匹尔伯格的历史影片《太阳帝国》。杨女士被《好莱坞报道》誉为“好莱坞50位最具影响力的女性”。她是美国电影艺术与科学学会和百人会的会员。杨女士拥有布朗大学中国研究的学士学位以及哥伦比亚大学的工商管理硕士学位。 Filmography: DOCUMENTED, 2014 -- Executive Producer ONE NIGHT SURPRISE, 2013 – Producer SHANGHAI CALLING, 2012 – Producer CHINESE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, 2010 – Producer YEAR OF THE FISH, 2008 – Producer DARK MATTER, 2007 – Producer HIGH CRIMES, 2002 – Producer THE WEIGHT OF WATER, 2002 – Producer SAVIOR, 1998 – Producer ZERO EFFECT, 1998 – Producer THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT, 1996 – Producer KILILER: A JOURNAL OF MURDER, 1995 – Producer INDICTMENT: THE MCMARTIN TRIAL, 1995 – Executive Producer THE NEW AGE, 1994 – Co-Producer THE JOY LUCK CLUB, 1993 – Executive Producer SOUTH CENTRAL, 1992 – Producer ZEBRAHEAD, 1992 – Executive Producer EMPIRE OF THE SUN, 1987 – Production Advisor EAST TO WEST: AMERICA THROUGH THE EYES OF CHINESE, 1984 – Producer & President @ From July 1996 to Present (19 years 6 months) Consultant @ Consultant on China business. From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) Consultant @ Consultant on China business. From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) Beijing City, ChinaConsultant @ Consultant on China business. From 2012 to 2012 (less than a year) Consultant @ Consultant on China business and China project. From 2011 to 2011 (less than a year) Consultant @ Consultant on China business. From 2011 to 2011 (less than a year) President @ Founded with writer/director Oliver Stone From 1989 to 1996 (7 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaProduction Executive @ Primarily in charge of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment From 1987 to 1989 (2 years) Consultant @ On loan to Warner Brothers to work on Steven Speilberg’s EMPIRE OF THE SUN From 1986 to 1987 (1 year) Vice-President @ Charged with selling Universal, MGM/UA, and Paramount films to China From 1985 to 1986 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles AreaPresident @ Sole Distributor/representative of Chinese films in North America From 1984 to 1985 (1 year) Editor / Translator @ From 1980 to 1981 (1 year) Master of Business Administration (MBA) @ Columbia University From 1982 to 1984 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors, Chinese Studies / International Media @ Brown University From 1975 to 1978 Chinese Studies / East Asia Studies @ Harvard UniversityPhillips Exeter Academy Janet Yang is skilled in: Television, Film, Entertainment, Digital Media, Film Production, New Media, Screenwriting, Independent Film, Film Finance, Feature Films, Commercials, Story Producing, Producing, Cinematography, Line Producing

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Primetime Emmy Awards

Issued by Academy of Television Arts & Sciences · 1995

Golden Globe

Issued by Hollywood Foreign Language Press · 1995

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