Discussion with Janet Yang

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. PT

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), Auditorium (L105A)

Janet Yang is an Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Hollywood producer, President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, a keynote speaker, and a trailblazer and advocate for the AAPI community. She came to prominence through her collaboration with Steven Spielberg on “Empire of the Sun”, followed by partnerships with Oliver Stone and Lisa Henson. Her extensive Film and TV credits include “The Joy Luck Club”, “The People vs. Larry Flynt”, “Shanghai Calling” and “High Crimes”.

She currently leads Janet Yang Productions, which is developing projects with diverse themes. Her most recent credit is the Academy Award-nominated animated feature, “Over the Moon”.