The agency'slatest international hire, Beijing-based Peter Loehr, is working with CAA'sexisting Asian clients as well as exploring opportunities in the
Meanwhile, inmore developed Asian markets, CAA is looking at co-financing and packagingopportunities.
Seoul-based WEB,for example, plans to introduce the concept of packaging to the Korean market,putting together international projects and introducing its stable of Koreanactors and filmmakers to the
CAA will adviseWEB on potential co-production opportunities between
Launched byindustry veteran Victor Hwang, WEB is backed by Korean biotech company EBTNetworks which also owns financier-distributor Tube Entertainment. Tube willhandle the distribution of projects on WEB's slate in
Hengdian Group, apartner in Warner Bros' joint production venture in
"I have goodrelationships with talent after the movies I've produced," said Loehr, whosecredits include a string of critical and commercial hits in
Properties thatKadokawa owns include The Ring and
Meanwhile, Hwang,CEO and president of
The company hasalso retained producer Pliny Porter, former president of Julia Roberts' ShoelaceProductions, as a consultant to assist in forging strategic partnerships andalliances.
"We havewitnessed the evolution of