Tue, Apr 27|
SWAMP (Virtual) Salon with Producer and Author Chris Fenton
Join us for a discussion with Producer and Author Chris Fenton whose new book, Feeding the Dragon chronicles his work as he produced or supervised twenty-one films, grossing $2 billion in worldwide box-office, and packaged sixty-three others.
Time & Location
Apr 27, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
About The Event
For seventeen years, Chris Fenton served as president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group and GM of DMG North America, internationally orchestrating the creative and business activities of DMG—a multi-billion-dollar global media company headquartered in Beijing. He has produced or supervised twenty-one films, grossing $2 billion in worldwide box-office, and packaged sixty-three others. As an author, Fenton chronicled much of that work in FEEDING THE DRAGON: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Business.
At present, he speaks regularly on China and the exchange of commerce & culture globally. Fenton also serves as CEO of Media Capital Technologies, having concluded a successful term as Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings focused on streamlining operations, expanding international film and television business, and restructuring investments.
Additionally, Fenton hosts US Congressional member delegations on diplomatic missions to China and ASEAN countries focused on trade, media, and investment. He serves as a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute and Senior Advisor to the Canadian Trade Commission, US-Saudi Business Council, Wasabi Cloud Storage, and WatchMojo, as well as consults for various global investment funds and businesses.
Fenton, a contributor for RealClearPolitics, South China Morning Post, Smerconish / CNN, OUTKICK / Fox Sports, The Federalist, C-Suite Quarterly, American Thinker, Bleeding Cool, and The Wrap, regularly appears on Bloomberg, CBS, NPR, Fox, Fox Business, BBC, CNBC, News Nation, Fox Sports, and VOA. He also lectures often at universities, graduate programs, and U.S. Military Academies and is a longtime member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Science.
Fenton, who started his career as a motion picture agent at the William Morris Agency after obtaining a BS in Engineering from Cornell University, resides with his wife and two children in Manhattan Beach, CA.