Hollywood film producer shares experience with Vietnam

May 28, 2006

Bill Mechanic, a famous Hollywood film producer met Vietnamese filmmakers and directors Monday and Tuesday to share with them his experience in movie business.

Mechanic, who was chairman and CEO of Twentieth Century Fox Filmed Entertainment from 1994 to 2000, focused on two topics “How to make a good film” and “How to earn money from movies”.

According to him, to bring out a good work the folk maker must turn an event seemed to be familiar to the audience into a new and must-see thing.

While working for the Twentieth Century Fox, Mechanic oversaw production of such hits as “Titanic” (1997), “Braveheart” (1995), and “Boys Don’t Cry” (1999).

Prior to that, Mechanic was president of international distribution and worldwide video at Walt Disney Studios.

Source: Nguoi Lao Dong – Translated by Thu Thuy

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