William French

William French

William French is the co-founder and President of Film Production Capital, L.L.C. French is one of the foremost experts on motion picture tax incentives in the country. He is a regular speaker at film finance forums and seminars, including the American Film Market, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Cannes Film Festival. In addition, he has been actively involved in the enactment of tax incentive legislation, rules and regulations throughout the United States, and helped to author the very first digital media tax credit program in the United States.

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Conrad Fritzsch

Conrad Fritzsch

Conrad Fritzsch was born in 1969 in Berlin. After studying directing at the Film Academy Babelsberg, he founded the advertising agency Fritzsch & Mackat in 1993 and served as creative director. In 2008, he and Stephanie Renner launched the online music station tape.tv, and he has since become the company's CEO. The Vision: Music Television for the digital age. tape.tv combines the simplicity of television with the power of the internet. tape.tv provides each user personalized music television with just a few clicks. Since summer 2015, the tape.tv app is now available in 30 European countries.

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Jack Q. Gao

Jack Q. Gao

Jack Q. Gao has been Group Vice President and CEO, International Investments and Business Developments, Beijing Wanda Cultural Industry Group since June 2015. He served in various senior executive and board positions for media and techonology companies, including President and General Manager of Microsoft China and is currently a board member of Beijing Weiying (WeChat Film) Co. As CEO of NWS China Investments and Star TV China Co., he directed strategy, government relations, business developments, investments and Star TV’s overall sales, distribution and operations. Dr. Gao holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology and the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia is a partner at WME where he focuses on financing, packaging and sourcing distribution for film and television projects in addition to consulting for corporate clients in the industry. Prior to joining Endeavor in 2006, he practiced entertainment law at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and O’Melveny & Myers. Alexis earned his J.D. in 2002 from UCLA where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Entertainment Law Review and sat on the UCLA Law Review. Among recent films Alexis has worked on are EVEREST, ME & EART & THE DYING GIRL, the upcoming THE SEA OF TREES from Gus Van Sant. SILENCE from Martin Scorsese and THE NICE GUYS from Shane Black starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling.

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