The Team

Brian Smith

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Executive Producer / Creative Director

Drawing upon an exceptionally diverse background in the worlds of Feature Films, Television, and Themed Entertainment, Rose 13 Creative’s founder brings a unique storytelling perspective to his every project he undertakes.

A recipient of two THEA Awards for Outstanding Achievement, Brian’s wide-ranging experience encompasses nearly a decade of high-level creativity in the themed entertainment industry, in the roles of Creative Director, Show Director, Show Writer, and Media Producer, along with 25+ years as a Writer, Producer and Director in the worlds of film and television.

Yan Cui

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Creative Director / Producer

Award-winning filmmaker Yan Cui brings her creative talents as well as her extensive knowledge of Asian markets and audiences to her role as the head of Rose 13 Creative’s Beijing office.

Often serving as co-director of Rose 13’s Chinese-language projects, her rich cultural background allows her to tell a story from a unique and passionate point of view. Yan’s feature directorial debut, Chinese Chocolate, won the Confederation of Art Cinemas Award at the Berlin Film Festival, and Best Director award at the Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival, among others.

Extended Team

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Collaborators and Consultants

Rose 13 Creative’s core team and freelance collaborators have been honored with nearly every industry award imaginable: Oscars, Emmys, CLIOs, VMAs, THEAs, and more. Simply put, we are proud to work with the absolute best talent in the business.