A mainstay on these pages, Fang remains a prominent member of the distribution team at FNG. She’s played a major role in developing new distribution models while successfully negotiating carriage deals for Fox’s portfolio as well as with VOD, online content and emerging platforms. She also mentors junior executives through the Women of Fox Sports program. For those looking to enter their industry to leave their mark, Fang advises to be “creative and disruptive, but also respectful.”
What’s a recent example of a step forward for diversity in the industry?
The box office success of “Crazy Rich Asians” proves that there is an appetite for Asians in mainstream lead roles.
What’s your best advice to someone just entering the video content/distribution industry?
Be creative and disruptive, but also respectful.
What’s been the most dramatic change in your sector of the business today vs. three years ago?
More actual, and potential, distribution partners.