FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EUGENE YANG TO RECEIVE DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
AT CINEASIA 2023
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY, OCTOBER 2023 — Eugene Yang, Senior Vice President, Theatrical Distribution and Marketing, Paramount Pictures Asia Pacific Region will receive the “Distributor Of The Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 7 December 2023 at the Millennium Hilton in Bangkok.
“For many years, Eugene Yang has established himself as a leader in the media and entertainment industry. We cannot think of a more deserving recipient for this year’s award,” stated the President of Film Expo Group, Andrew Sunshine.
“I am delighted that Eugene is being recognized as ‘Distributor of the Year’, a well-deserved honor and testament to his influence, skill, relationships, and hard work,” said Mark Viane, President International Theatrical Distribution. “I have worked with Eugene for over a decade and he is a consummate professional and partner with incredible knowledge of the region, and a valued member of the Paramount team.”
Mr. Yang currently holds the position of Senior Vice President, Theatrical Distribution and Marketing, Paramount Pictures Asia Pacific Region. Prior to this post, he spent more than a decade at UIP Taiwan, with his last position as Managing Director and China Market Supervisor at Paramount Pictures International. He began his career in the industry as BVI for the Asia Pacific Region from 1996-1998.
Mr. Yang also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
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CineAsia will take place from 4-7 December 2023 at the True Icon Hall in Bangkok. The CineAsia is where cinema exhibition and distribution professionals come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, a full Trade show floor, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends across the industry.
Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.
About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Bangkok; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami.
About GDC Technology Limited – Official Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, integrated cinema automation solutions, portable and enterprise series storage systems, theatre management systems and circuit-wide centralized management systems, and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. Since 2009, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, has managed VPF for up to 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com
About Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Paramount Pictures has some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.
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