Canada, Paese estero 02 settembre 2014

Michael J. Werner, Presidente di FortissimoFilms al 38° FFM

– Michael J. Werner è il presidente di Fortissimo Films ed è uno dei più importanti produttori mondiali a cui si deve l’introduzione del cinema asiatico in Europa e non solo con tutti i più grandi registi. « The Montreal World Film Festival will pay tribute to international distributor-producer Michael J. Werner, chairman of film sales of Fortissimo Films. The veteran America-born producer has been located in Hong Kong over the past two decades from where he guided the production and distribution of Asian films to markets around the world. “Michael J. Werner is an essential figure in the world of independent cinema, a shining example of how to make and distribute quality films for global audiences” said MWFF president Serge Losique. “He was born in California, produces in Asia and distributes around the world. By giving new directing and producing talents a platform he is contributing to the sustainment and expansion of the ever-evolving industry.”»