Inho Lee is the Founder and CEO of Macrograph, Seoul, Korea (www.macrograph.co.kr), a leading state of the art animation and visual effects facility in Korea. It was catapulted into its leadership position when Del Mar agreed to use the then start up facility to produce the visual effects for the internationally successful motion picture, Forbidden Kingdom.
YG Kim is a high net worth entrepreneur who made his fortune in the US high tech industry. He returned to his native Korea and acquired the growth television program production and motion picture production services company and is now the CEO of Atom Visual Works Group in Seoul, Korea.
John Bidasio is the President of Westwind Media, the company has been successfully providing high-quality post production services to the entertainment industry for over twenty five years. Founded by artists and producers, Westwind Media has consistently provided the type of low-stress, high technology environment in which creative decisions are most easily made. The company’s work including popular television shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Lost, Private Practice, Family Trade, Fringe, Person of Interest, Good Luck Charlie, American Bodyshop, Flash Forward, Break, Family Guy, Army Wives, Happy Endings, Weeds, to name a few. In motion pictures, John is also known for his work on Boys (1996), Nightjohn (1996) and Chameleon (1995).
Merv Adelson is the co-founder of Lorimar Television with partner Irwin Molasky and Lee Rich in 1969 and was an American television production company that was later a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Lorimar initially started producing made-for-TV movies for the ABC Movie of the Week. In the 1980s, Lorimar's output swung toward family-friendly sitcoms; among these were Perfect Strangers and Full House, which were produced by Miller-Boyett Productions. In 1989, Lorimar was purchased by Warner Communications, which was merging with Time Inc. to form Time Warner. Lorimar's distribution business was folded into Warner Bros. Television Distribution and became Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
Established his reputation winning four Oscars for the visual effects in Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, with a nomination for Poltergeist. He has received six additional Oscar nominations, three Academy Scientific and Engineering Awards, an Emmy, and two BAFTA Awards. In 1983, Edlund founded a visual effects company called Boss Film Studios, whose maiden project was the film Ghostbusters. The company achieved ten Academy Award nominations over a fourteen-year period.
As Chairman/President of Lorica Equity Partners, LLC, Wes has more than 25 years of operational and strategic experience in international business finance, fund set up and management, as well as property finance, and has led a successful boutique management consulting firm specializing in corporate turn around and restructuring. He has founded or co-founded a number of highly successful finance facilitation/brokerage firms as well as one of the leading finance brokerage houses in the Asia Pacific region.
As the founder and president of Atlantic International Group, Slenda has over 20 years of experience in operations, sales and marketing, development, project financing and planning and conceptual design of development projects including hospitality, real estate, theme parks, destination master plans, technology companies, new product development, contract manufacturing, entertainment, media and events. As a business innovator, Slenda developed many new business concepts packaged with creative marketing and financing structures.
Don Ross is an entertainment industry career veteran with more than 40 years hands-on experience and know-how. He is a fiscally responsible senior executive with international experience and a unique background that includes the creative, financial, technical and production segments of the entertainment industry.