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Headquartered In Century City California with offices in New York City, Beijing and Shanghai

 Innovative Management Consulting Firm specializing in Strategic Research and Investments.

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CEO
 
JOSEPH GHERA
 

Joseph Ghera received training in the field of Film Technology, Studio Techniques and Animation. He was educated in Business Administration and Finance and mentored under world class finance experts. Joseph began his career as an Associate Agent where he was responsible for coordinating the placement and finance for a stable of hundreds of talented actors and writers. Joseph went on to accept a position as a Consultant for Films and Finance for a grant program, which was designed to provide training in Film Technique, Production, and Film Business.

 

Due to Joseph's dedication and success during this process, he was discovered and asked to be a Consultant and Development Director, who would be contributing to the design of a new business plan for a state incentive program. This plan was being developed for the purpose of creating a film training institute, a studio, and a real estate development complex. This position required Joseph to take on numerous responsibilities, including the previewing and determination of viability of many top, Hollywood quality, feature films. This provided the opportunity for him to work along side A-List actors and above-the-line talent, thus creating more feature film alliances.

 

For several years following, Joseph focused his many talents and experience on locating various investments and other resources, which would provide private equity loans to Executive Producers for the purpose of funding feature films and television projects. He has had great success in facilitating the introduction of projects to prospective investors, according to their individual situations and for the best interests of all involved. Joseph continues his career today by consulting and facilitating Film Finance and he currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

 

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PRESIDENT
 
Kim Holland
 
 
“U.S.-China Cultural Ambassador”

As president of Entertainment Finance, LLC, Kim is dedicated to developing and financing mainstream international feature films and co-productions. She has been responsible for reviewing and determining the viability of hundreds of feature film investments with A-list talent and international distribution and has created relationships with producers and executive producers who are responsible for hundreds of recognizable titles.

 

Kim is frequently asked to speak, moderate, and emcee at film events, business summits, and entertainment performances. In October 2015 and 2016, she spoke on a film development panel in Hollywood at the International Family Film Festival. In May 2016, she was a guest speaker on film investment panels in Monte Carlo and at the Cannes Film Festival and a panelist and judge for the 11th Annual Southeast European Film Festival (SEEFEST). She has also been a guest speaker on a film financing panel and served as a judge during AFM (American Film Market) in November 2014 and 2015 as well as been a panelist and pitch session judge on panels held during Sundance in January 2015 and 2016.  At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), she was a guest speaker on a film financing and a film development panel, both of which were live-streamed worldwide by Toronto Eco on September 7, 2014.  

 

Kim, who speaks Mandarin fluently, is also recognized as an honorary “U.S.-China Cultural Ambassador” by all levels of media in China and is often invited to emcee high-level U.S.-China related business events. In September 2012, she was invited to serve as Master of Ceremonies for the China-U.S. Energy Summit in Houston and introduce former president George W. Bush as the keynote speaker.  In October 2011 she emceed the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Technology Forum, where she conducted a one-on-one 30-minute Q&A session with former president Bill Clinton in front of an audience of 1,000 people.

 

In her role as a cultural ambassador, Kim works with celebrities, directors, producers, singers, and television broadcasters in Hollywood and in China and has acted as a bilingual television host, an emcee and press spokesperson for a variety of music concerts and performances, including the CCTV-broadcast “Global Spring Festival” at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the debut U.S. tour of China’s Twelve Girls Band, a judge at Chinese performance competitions held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, and the principal organizer for cultural and photography exhibits. 

On February 24, 2017, Kim emceed the first ever Oscar “China Night Party,” which was held by the American-Chinese CEO Society at the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel, where she presented Louis Gossett, Jr. with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In December 2016, she emceed the Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival held at The Los Angeles Film School. In May 2014, she emceed the premiere and moderated the director and cast Q&A session for “Farewell My Concubine, The Beijing Opera,” the first Beijing opera film shot in 3D, which was presented by Shanghai Film Group, Shanghai Media Group, China Movie Channel and Dolby, among others, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  Prior to these events, she emceed a televised performance with Jackie Chan.

 

Additionally, Kim serves as co-chair of the China-U.S. Business Summit held annually in Los Angeles, New York, and other major cities, and has emceed the Summit’s Opening Ceremony for 7 years in a row as well as either spoken at or moderated the Summit’s annual Entertainment Forum, including such panels as “Film Investment: Show Me the Money” in 2015 and the “The Changing Face of the Film Industry” in 2014, among others.

 

She has also served as an ambassador to two Chinese cities, the beautiful, unique, and mountainous Zhangjiajie, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and serves as a topographical backdrop in James Cameron’s film “Avatar,” and Jiangsu Province’s Maoshan, the birthplace of Chinese Taoism.  

 

Kim graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chinese Studies from the University of California, San Diego. She has also studied business in the MBA program at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.