Author: Gillian Sand
Producers Guild of America Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with “Diversity and Leadership in Entertainment”
Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month, on May 5 at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET, Producers Guild of America’s AAPI Working Group, with community collaborator Gold House, will host a FREE PUBLIC WEBINAR / virtual panel conversation titled “Leadership and Diversity in Entertainment” with Albert Cheng (Head of Amazon Prime Video), Jinny Howe (Head of Drama, Netflix), Jonathan Wang (Academy Award & PGA Award-winning Producer of Everything Everywhere All at Once) and Shruti Ganguly (Filmmaker & Writer). Throughout their careers, these leaders have used their backgrounds to shape the entertainment landscape and pave the way for future generations of creatives. Cheng, Howe, Wang and Ganguly will share insights on their personal journeys. They’ll also discuss how they’ve leveraged their cultural heritage and experiences to drive innovation and creativity in their respective fields. The chat is moderated by President and Co-Founder of Gold House, Bing Chen.
Third Annual Yale in Hollywood Fest Announces Awards
On December 3, 2022 at 3 pm Pacific Time, Yale in Hollywood Fest, the virtual global festival in its third edition, announces its awards and…
Did the Haunted Bay Creators Capture an Image Proving the Existence of Ghosts?
Celebrate this Halloween by binging three seasons of The Haunted Bay on AAM.tv! We have interviewed the creator Ying Liu and director of photography Matthew Abaya of The Haunted Bay series where the team claimed they have captured a real image of a ghost / spirit on their Teledyne Flir camera in Season 2 Episode 4 “Warfield Ghost Footage” of the series.
The 2K Restored Version of Flow Is Arguably Quentin Lee’s First Feature
A prolific filmmaker and creator who started UCLA Film School in 1993, Quentin Lee has set off to make stories about his community, queer Asians,…
Filmmaker Leslie Streit on Her American Ballet Story
San Francisco based filmmaker Leslie Streit has been filming her third documentary feature “An American Ballet Story” since 2015. In 2022, seven years later, she is still hard at work to finish editing the feature.
“A Sunburnt Summer” Spotlights the Debut of a New Queer Chinese Filmmaker
Asian American Movies (AAM.tv) releases “A Sunburnt Summer,” the debut film of writer/director Zicheng Li worldwide today. CHOPSO takes the opportunity to interview the young…
Achieving Equity for Asian Canadians in Media on Sep 1, 2021 at 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT
Quentin Lee is a filmmaker who had his first feature, “Shopping for Fangs,” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival as part of Perspective Canada…
Akira Boch’s The Crumbles and His Upcoming Atomic Cafe
Today, AAM.tv is releasing Akira Boch’s The Crumbles, a dramatic feature about two mixed race twenty-something female punk rockers forming their band “The Crumbles.” Director…
Noreen Lee is “Sophie in Hollywood” Premiering This Independence Day Weekend
AAM.tv will world premiere Noreen Lee’s “Sophie in Hollywood,” streaming free to the world starting July 2, 2020, right in time for Independence Day Weekend….
Exploring Being Asian and Queer with Filmmaker Nick Neon
Nick Neon is a half Korean American and half Spanish American filmmaker who identifies as Asian American. As a millennial filmmaker with a passion of horror, Nick has also directed and acted in two short films dubbing the “Jimmy Park” series. To celebrate Pride month, “Ultra Bleu” and “Zero One” are both streaming FREE on AAM.tv. CHOPSO takes the opportunity to interview this young upstart.