Actor Ronny Chieng discusses getting cast for "Crazy Rich Asians"

  • Published on:  4/23/2019
  • The popular “Producing Masterclass: The Creative Collaborations” series returns for the fifth year in an expanded format.

    “Masterclass” features a producer from each film taking the stage with a key collaborator – director, writer, actor, cinematographer, production designer, editor or composer – to discuss how their partnerships provided defining elements of their memorable films, setting them on course for the Awards Season.

    Confirmed for our first afternoon “Feature Producing Masterclass” session are the following collaborators:

    Blackkklansman producer Jason Blum and writer Kevin Willmott
    Crazy Rich Asians producer John Penotti and actor Ronny Chieng
    Mary Poppins Returns producer and director Rob Marshall and actor Emily Blunt
    Roma producer Gabriela Rodríguez and actor Yalitza Aparicio
    Leading the discussion will be Academy Award®-winning producer Bruce Cohen (American Beauty and Silver Linings Playbook).
    The Producers Guild of America protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media.

    The PGA has over 8,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by facilitating members health benefits, encouraging enforcement of workplace labor laws, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts.

    The Producing Team consists of all those whose interdependency and support of each other are necessary for the creation of motion pictures and television programs.

    Executive Producers
    Co-Executive Producers
    Supervising Producers
    Senior Producers
    Line Producers
    Associate Producers
    Segment Producers
    Field Producers
    Story Producers
    Production Managers
    Visual Effects Producers, Supervisors, & Coordinators
    Post-Production Supervisors & Managers
    Production & Post-Production Coordinators