W1 Platform™ Supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Charity
(From left to right: Steven Nia, Angelina Leo, Angela Zhu, Vince Bryson)
W1 Platform™ - The Hollywood Blockchain™, (www.W1Platform.org) was the proud major sponsor supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Charity at the 2019 Hollywood Stars Oscars® Gala™ (www.StarsGala.com), which is presented by Wardour Studios™ (www.WardourStudio.com) at the Beverly Hilton
Vince Bryson is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ronald McDonald House of Charity Southern California. Vince Bryson provides leadership to all RMHCSC programs, including Ronald McDonald Houses in Bakersfield, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Orange, and Pasadena, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times near Idyllwild, the Community Grants Board, and four scholarship programs. Vince works to unite all RMHCSC programs in order to meet the organization's ultimate goal of improving the health and well-being of children in Southern California. Prior to joining RMHCSC as the executive director of the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, Bryson was director of premium seating for the Staples Center, and also served as the development director at the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership, a public-private partnership created by former Los Angeles mayor, Richard Riordan. Previously Bryson oversaw all fundraising and programming for the Magic Johnson Foundation as president and chief executive officer, where he helped the organization raise $8 million and distribute more than $3.5 million to AIDS-related organizations nationally.
At the 2019 Hollywood Stars Oscars® Gala™, journalists discovered that Steven Nia, the chairman of W1 Platform - the Hollywood Blockchain, and the chairman of Wardour Studios, and Vince Bryson, the CEO of Ronald McDonald House of Charity Southern California are alumni of the University of Michigan.
The MC of Hollywood Stars Oscars® Gala™
Lee Baker, CEO of Wardour Studios Hollywood, will work closely on Wardour Studios' China films. Lee has over 20 years of experience in the film industry with a focus on the creative aspects of production, screenwriting and directing. Lee has worked on many feature film and television projects including Race to Witch Mountain, Pushing Daisies, Grimm, Trauma, The Aquabats, Raising Hope, A Gifted Man, The Closer, iZombie and many others.
Lee has written many screenplays, the critically acclaimed novel Speed of Light and the illustrated books Humbug, A Christmas Carol and Beau and the Beanstalk. He is currently producing the feature film The Dome, Crossroads to Shaolin, and is actively involved in the production of the slate of films created by Wardour Studios.
Angelina Leo, Chief Operating Officer of Wardour Studios will oversea Wardour Studios China’s film operations from development to release. In addition to managing the Creative/Development group, she also oversees Wardour Studios’ Animation, Casting, Business Affairs, and Physical Production, including Film & Development Finance, Post Production, and Music.
Leading Wardour Studios’ team members, Angelina has built Wardour Studios from a small independent studio to a diversified next generation global content creator and distributor. Angelina primarily is responsible for driving financial methodology, processes, best practices and synergies in co-production and co-finance. Angelina brings extensive experiences of motion picture productions and distributions, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.
Simultaneously, Angelina serves as the Spokesperson of World Film Institute (WFI), a nonprofit organization supporting the advancement and recognition of the arts and the motion picture industry worldwide; offers a vast resource of services, including film studies, scholarships, motion picture industry seminars, advanced technological support, networking opportunities as well as exclusive entertainment and fashion industry events; aired Family Film Awards on CBS and Prime Star. Angelina strives to tear down cultural barriers aiming at world peace and unification of the world citizens, through arts, media and motion pictures. Additionally, Ms. Leo promotes racial, gender and ethnic equality.
Angelina is also the Chief Journalist in US, and Executive Director of Hollywood Branch of China Home and Abroad News Press (designated by United Nations International Cooperation and Coordination Bureau as the Mainstream Media for External Publicity, and permitted by State Council of the People's Republic of China).
In addition, Angelina is also the executive deputy director of Hollywood Golden Kids Awards, and director of American World Film Awards.
Wardour Studios™ (www.WardourStudio.com)
Wardour Studios is a full service Hollywood film and TV production company, with Film and television IP, as well as expertise in live action and animated films creation, development and production, advanced digital animation and motion capture, film IP creation, development, production, digital distribution and exploitation of ancillary rights, cinematic digital visual effects, virtual and augmented reality, applications of AI (artificial intelligence) and Robotics in production, as well as extensive experience in post production, editing, cinematography, workflow management, and various other aspects of film and TV production and distribution.
好莱坞华都影业集团是一家全方位服务的好莱坞电影和电视制作公司，拥有电影和电视知识产权；具备在实况真人电影和动画电影的创作，开发，和制片上的专长优势；在数码动画，和动作捕捉，电影IP知识产权创作，开发，制片，包括衍生的周边产业在内的全球行销，数码发行，电影数码视效, 虚拟现实 （VR 虚拟实境）和增强现实 （AR 增强实境）， 机器人与人工智能在制片上的应用上拥有先进技术；以及在后期制作，编辑，摄像，工作流程管理，和在电影和电视制作与发行等其它各个方面拥有丰富经验。
Wardour Studios is a state of the art, next generation, film studio, with solid artistic and advanced technology foundation. Wardour Studios is the ultimate digital studio, with expertise in the production and distribution of feature films, TV, visual effects, VR - virtual reality, AR - augmented reality, which is addressing and exploiting the emerging challenges in the global, and specifically in the Hollywood and China entertainment landscape. Wardour Studios continues to grow into a vertically integrated global content platform of increasing diversity, reach and scale. The Company’s portfolio of assets include film and television libraries, a world-class film business and an expanding global distribution footprint.
好莱坞华都影业集团是一个高艺术定位，新生代的电影公司，具有坚实的艺术和先进的影视技术基础。 华都影业是终极的数字影业公司，在电影，电视，视觉影效，VR - 虚拟现实，AR增强现实的制作和发行方面拥有专长，能够解决和利用全球，尤其是在好莱坞和中国影视娱乐合作愿景中呈现的新型挑战。华都影业将继续发展成为一个垂直整合的，日益渐增其多样性，覆盖面和规模的全球内容平台。 公司的资产组合包括电影和电视图书库，世界级电影业务，和不断扩增的全球发行足迹。
Wardour Studios’ management has the mission of creating and evolving a truly next generation film studio, which is emerging as a leading global entertainment company, with a fast growing and diversified presence in the motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital online distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.