Updated: 2013-09-23 07:14
"The academy is ready to cooperate with another party at this time when everyone talks about being international. Since Wanda has this plan of establishing a Qingdao international film festival, the academy's support is the right thing happening at the right time in the right place."
Hawk Koch, former Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president
"I don't care how many superstars come to Qingdao because of the park, but I know that it will provide a lot of part-time jobs, which give me opportunities to earn money. "
Liu Shenwang, freshman at a university in Qingdao, part-time security guard for the ceremony
"Compared with Hengdian International Cinema, Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis will have an Arab-themed location, and it intends to cooperate with Hollywood. I believe it will be a springboard to help bring Chinese movies to the world."
Jiang Xiaoyu, movie critic
(China Daily 09/23/2013 page4)