“If you get into Media, just as if you get in to any other field, you should know why you are getting into it.” Dr. Mark Ceolin said. He joins us today to share his deep insight about media field, and his fascinating experiences of working in Chinese media. The reason Mark is in the field that he’s in, it’s because he has stories that he want to tell.
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Mark Ceolin

“If you get into Media, just as if you get in to any other field, you should know why you are getting into it.” Dr. Mark Ceolin said. He joins us today to share his deep insight about media field, and his fascinating experiences of working in Chinese media. The reason Mark is in the field that he’s in, it’s because he has stories that he want to tell. So there’s real reason for him to learn the technology to express the idea he has. Mark compares the differences working in china and other parts of the world, also talks about the challenges working in Chinese media. Tune in to find out more in this China’s Media Star program.

In China, Mark has created partnerships with a number of prestigious cultural organizations, culminating in co-productions in the fields of television and live entertainment. Successful collaborations have also been developed with the Shanghai Theatre Academy, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the Shanghai International Arts Festival and Fringe Shanghai for which Mark is a founding director.

Mark is the founder of Red Gate International. He oversees and leads Red Gate International's business initiatives in China. Currently, Red Gate is working with Shanghai television, Shaanxi Television, and with a number of international motion picture companies active in China.

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China Media Stars

‘China’s Media Stars’ aims to listen to the stories of professionals working in today’s Chinese media. We follow their career progression and gather their viewpoints on Chinese media in order to demonstrate how this reflects the current output in Chinese programming today.

Weina-Li

Host: Weina Li - Web Content Manager, iTV-Asia Shanghai

Weina Li was born and bred in Shenyang, North-East of China, and currently resides in Shanghai. An early childhood dream of being a TV presenter led her to undertake a media course in the U.K. where she stayed for nine years before making her way back to China. Her return to China has changed her footprint in life but will one thing didn't change is her passion for media and art.
Weina has BA in Media Communications, an MA in Visual Communication. She has worked in publishing and multi-media for numbers of years in the U.K. At present she is responsible for planning, creating and managing ITV-Asia’s content, also as an announcer and host for our programs.
Alongside this she is an accomplished photographer whose works are published by various magazines & newspapers. We will also feature photos of our guests and the visual scenery that is taken by Weina.

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