CJ Vice Chairman Lee Mi-kyung was selected as one of the moving 'visionaries' in Hollywood, USA.
CJ Vice Chairman Lee Mi-kyung was selected as one of the moving 'visionaries' in Hollywood, USA.
CJ Group Vice Chairman Lee Mi-kyung was selected as a visionary who moves American Hollywood. The name was included in the special edition '2024 Hollywood Issue' of the leading American entertainment magazine 'Vanity Fair'.

Since 1995, Vanity Fair has published an annual special issue, 'Hollywood Issue', which selects the best creators, including Hollywood actors and directors, and highlights them. This special issue, which celebrates its 30th anniversary, selects figures who are leading the future of Hollywood and leading change. Along with Vice Chairman Lee, there are big businessmen in the industry such as Donna Langley, Chairman of NBCUniversal Studios, Casey Wasserman, Chairman of the large American media group Wasserman, producer Nicole Avant, former ambassador to the Bahamas and spouse of Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, and the American Actors and Broadcasters' Workers' Union. (SAG-AFTRA) Chairman Fran Drescher and two-time Academy Award winner for Best Actress, actress Jane Fonda, were among those named.

Vanity Fair called Vice Chairman Lee 'godmother' and said, "Vice Chairman Lee is the secret weapon of the Korean Wave that has taken Hollywood by storm, from 'Parasite' to 'Snowpiercer,' and her mission is to create cultural connections for a richer and more diverse world." “This is Vice Chairman Lee’s goal,” he said. He added, “This year, I demonstrated my capabilities as the executive producer of director Celine Song’s beautiful film ‘Fast Lives,’ which was nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.”

Vice Chairman Lee has led the development of the Korean film and content industry by serving as the executive producer of various works such as 'Parasite', 'Decision to Break Up', 'Broker', and 'Fast Lives'. In addition, to increase the sustainability of K content, we are collaborating with Hollywood, the culture and arts community, and the education community, and are carrying out various activities to support creators and raise the global status of Korean culture.

In recognition of his contribution to leading the global spread of the Korean Wave and contributing to the development of the entertainment industry, Vice Chairman Lee received the Brass Crown Cultural Merit Award, the International Emmy Award for Achievement, and the American Academy Film Museum Filler Award. His name continues to be listed as the most influential person in the world as selected by leading global media such as the US and UK. Last December, she was the first Asian to be selected as one of the '100 Powerful Women in Entertainment' by the American pop culture magazine The Hollywood Reporter for three consecutive years. In addition, he was named to the Variety 500 list of 500 influential leaders leading the global media industry published by the U.S. Variety magazine for four consecutive years. In 2022, she was selected as one of the BBC's '100 Women of the Year'.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter bella@tenasia.co.kr translated by google