Dinner with Winnie Tsang, Founder of Golden Scene (5 Aug)
Regular price $2,000.00
Meet Winnie, Founder of Golden Scene, which has distributed international films like The Ring (午夜凶鈴), Quill (導盲犬小Q), Twilight (吸血新世紀), and also local productions such as Still Human (淪落人), The Way We Dance (狂舞派) and more!
Date & time: 5 August 2020 7:15-9:30pm
Location: to be confirmed
What you'll get
Light dinner with Winnie and other like-minded individuals (maximum 15 people)
Hear all the behind-the-scene stories of our favorite movies (or ask anything you want!)
Acknowledgment as a Donor at the event
- Tax-deductible donation receipt in Hong Kong
About Winnie Tsang
A long-time veteran of the Hong Kong film industry since the early 1980’s overseeing film acquisition, distribution and marketing, Winnie Tsang was the General Manager of Panasia Films Limited and later a Board Director of Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited from 1989 to 1998.
Upon leaving Golden Harvest, she founded the Golden Scene Company Limited in 1998 where she immediately made a new name for herself a successful indie distributor handling successes (and regional long-shots) like The Ring, Iron Ladies and Quill into box office miracles. As one of Hong Kong’s leading independent distributors, Golden Scene is renowned for its diverse lineup including the Twilight and Step Up series, the award winning films such as The Lady, The Tree of Life, A Separation, The Hurt Locker, Secret Sunshine and The Host. Golden Scene also distributes all films from the great directors Yoji Yamada, Woody Allen, Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Asghar Farhadi.
Starting in 2007, Golden Scene ventured into film production with Simply Actors, Magic Boy, The Way We Dance, The Midnight After, Dot 2 Dot, Beyond The Dream and an animation The Greatest Detective Sherlock Holmes: The Jail Breaker.
The company also handles international sales of the films it produces and acquires, including So Young, Break Up Club, At the End of Daybreak, Mad World, Weeds On Fire, Still Human etc. The new directors of the films Golden Scene handles have received 19 Best New Directors nominations with 6 wins at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
Winnie Tsang has always been an avid supporter of original productions by the younger generation of filmmakers in Hong Kong. She has produced and distributed The Way We Dance, which received great reviews and stellar box office results, inspiring a lot of younger filmmakers to pursue their dreams.
She was a Founding Director of the Hong Kong Motion Picture Industry Association (MPIA) where she served from 1989 to 2003, and was a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Entertainment Industry Advisory Committee from 2007 to 2011 and 2019 to present. Additionally she was a member of the Steering Committee and the Nominations Committee of the 1st to 8th Asian Film Awards. Winnie has been appointed a member of the Film Development Council from 2011 to 2017 and has been awarded a Medal of Honour in 2013 by the Government of the Hong Kong SAR. Winnie was appointed an executive committee member of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival & Awards from 2014 to 2017. She co-founded Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival in 2017. Winnie has been invited to be a member of The Academy since 2019.
曾麗芬於1989年為香港影業協會 (MPIA) 為創會理事至2003年。於2007至2011及2019至今，為香港貿易發展局影視娛樂業咨詢委員。為2007年第一屆至第八屆的亞洲電影大獎選片顧問，及由2011至2017年她被委任香港電影發展局委員，2013年更獲香港特別行政區政府頒發榮譽勳章，而在2014至2017年獲委任為台北金馬影展執行委員會委員。於2017年她聯合創辦香港兒童國際電影節。2019年獲邀成為美國奧斯卡會員。
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- Time Auction, a charity which connects young people with inspiring leaders while encouraging volunteerism. Over 68,800 volunteer hours were raised to date — Your donation will further fuel our movement of learning and volunteering!
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