Founded by Artist and Filmmaker YiZhou, YiZhouStudio is a dynamic production and strategy company that works to bridge the east and the west and indulges in technological innovation in its approach. Working closely with Fashion and Art industry since 2010 from Shanghai, it has now developed into productions in the entertainment biz and VR fields in HK and LA. YiZhouStudio also produces lifestyle products by YiZhou and / or in collaboration with lifestyle brands and institutions.


Metan Development Group LLC, a multi-media company, produces and exports content in China to be sold and distributed internationally. It produces and acquires scripted and unscripted programming in various genres. The company focuses primarily on the young urban Chinese audience. It provides global brands the opportunity to engage the Chinese consumer on various platforms, including television, film, the Internet, and digital mobile devices. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Woodland Hills, California with additional offices in Los Angeles and Beijing.

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Yi Zhou

YiZhou was raised in Rome, Italy and studied in Paris and London, earning degrees in political science and economics.

She is a polyglot artist whose video works have been shown at Shanghai Biennale, Venice Biennale, Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. In 2010, she relocated to China and founded her creative strategy digital production company YiZhouStudio www.yizhoustudio.com in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Moving to LA in late 2017, YiZhou has founded YiZhouStudio LA in 2018 as the USA branch as a strategic partner of Cinemoi Network, Royal Yacht. She is currently developing her first feature film as writer and director and plans to invests into Hollywood and Chinese co-prod movies with her new investment company: Into the Sun Investment. YiZhou has also founded a new fashion and lifestyle brand Global Intuition that launched in fall 2018 with a debut at Fred Segal SUNSET window design and party.

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Marty Pompadur

CHAIRMAN & co-founder

With over 40 plus years of experience, Marty Pompadur is an industry veteran having held multiple executive positions across some of the major studios including Chairman of News Corp Europe (former), Board of Directors of ABC (former), Vice Chairman of Macquarie Capital (current), Director of Nextstar Broadcasting Group (current), and Board of Member of IMAX (current).

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Larry Namer

ceo & co-founder

An entertainment industry veteran with over 40 years professional experience in cable television, live events and new media, Larry Namer is a founding partner of Metan Global Development Group (Metan),  and an accomplished entrepreneur. Mr. Namer is the co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, a company now valued at over $3.5 billion USD, and the creator of several successful companies in the United States and overseas.

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Jean Zhang

Executive Vice President & Co-Founder

Executive Vice President of China Operations & Co-Founder of Metan, previously she founded AmeriLink Group, a management consulting company that specialized in the promotion of international business between the United States and China.

Jean Zhang provides a multi-cultural understanding along with bilingual capabilities. Jean Zhang is a leading authority on media and entertainment in the United States and China. Her unique position and perspectives are what allows us the ability to bring high quality entertainment content to the Chinese market and which Chinese content has the potential to speak to an international audience.