Jointly established by Beijing Normal University and International Data Group (IDG) , the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture aims to introduce and disseminate Chinese culture worldwide more effectively and contribute to a harmonious world culture through solid, in-depth research and art works with Chinese characteristics by effectively integrating resources from Beijing Normal University, IDG, relevant government departments, enterprises, non-profit organizations and communities.
Jason E. Squire, professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, teaches movie business, case studies and screenwriting. Squire's groundbreaking research on business aspects of entertainment helped establish "movie business" as a distinct area of academic study. After a career as an executive at United Artists, 20th Century-Fox, Avco Embassy and with producer Alberto Grimaldi, Squire joined USC's faculty. He has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and appeared on CBS, NPR, Newsweek On Air, PSB (Korea), NHK (Japan) and China Radio International.