Xian Li joined SK Global Entertainment as Senior Vice President, Production in September 2018. In this capacity, she works together with domestic and international teams and is charged with enhancing and expanding the company’s slates of Asia-focused, globally minded film and TV projects. This is following the great success of SK Global’s co-financed and co-produced project Crazy Rich Asians.
Prior to joining the company, Li had led Asia productions at Twentieth Century Fox International, where she oversaw creative development and production across Asia. She specializes in international co-productions as well as sourcing international materials for global English-language features.
Li has extensive experience across all creative and business functions within the film industry. For her work in development and production, Li has been shepherding feature film projects with Hollywood filmmakers as well as top filmmakers from Asia. She also works closely with business affairs to help negotiate deals in Asia. Additionally, Li also worked for Twentieth Century Fox International Theatrical, where she helped manage international marketing and distribution for over thirty film titles from 2012 to 2015.
Li worked in TV Media, business development and private equity before starting her career in film with Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles. Born and raised in China, Li graduated from Peking University and University of Southern California.