Li Zhu, Senior partner and producer at Juben Pictures. Ms. Zhu has been dedicated and active in the China-US media and Entertainment space for over ten years. She has extensive exposure and experiences in many aspects of the entertainment business to facilitate collaboration across borders. Ms. Zhu joined Juben Pictures, creator of one of the top-grossing Chinese blockbusters American Dreams in China in 2013 and was involved in the award-winning Chinese film 12 Citizens as associate producer. In 2016, she produced the China-U.S. co-production Meiduo that is adapted from internet Best-seller set in Tibet. She is also the producer of the first-of-its kind Chinese-Spanish co-production My Team vs. Real Madrid, and sequel of award-winning Chinese blockbuster Wolf Totem 2, both are set to start principal photography in 2018. At JuBen, she is also in charge of the company’s international business development, including project planning & development, talents acquisition, and copyrights licensing. Prior to joining JuBen Pictures, as event producer at world-known Film Finance Forum production company, Winston | Baker, Zhu co-produced Film Finance Forums at Shanghai International Film Festival, and curated China/Asia Pacific-themed-conference initiatives, which has drawn wide attentions from executives of established and up-and-coming media firms from many countries.
Zhu earned a Master of Arts degree in Media and Culture studies at Dartmouth College, and a Master of Communication Management degree at University of Southern California.