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Thank you, Terence Chang, Victor Elizalde and Aaron Shershow

Last Thursday, when I was e-mailing my friends to vouch for me on my Wefunder campaign, an effort to raise equity for financing my ultra…

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Age Is Just a Number: Why I Started Making Digital Art

As a filmmaker, I’ve worked with many actors since I started in the industry in 1993, attending graduate film school (MFA) at UCLA. As I…

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Remembering Actor Clint Jung, Passing in 2021

On March 29, 2021, I found out that one of my first leading men Clint Jung from Justin Lin’s and my first feature Shopping for…

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Why They Defamed Me… a Cautionary Tale of Indie Filmmaking

On the night of Friday April 9, 2021 after coming home from dinner, I received a few e-mails from friends sending me screenshots of someone…

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Quentin Lee at the 2007 Vancouver Asian Film Festival
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In a Violent Country

As an immigrant in America, I was writing this article a few months earlier and I stopped writing because I felt like crying over spilled…

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HATE CRIME: FIRST PERSON

In light of the recent post-COVID hate crimes on Asians worldwide, I’m re-posting this original blog published on Xanga.com on January 29, 2004. I was…

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How I Made Three Comedy Specials During the 2020 Pandemic Lockdown

At the end of 2019, I had struck two distribution deals with Comedy Dynamics to distribute two comedy specials, Kim McVicar’s Please Notice Me and…

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How I Made a Feature, a TV Series and a Documentary Film While Staying COVID-Free During the 2020 Pandemic Lockdown

As the world is slowly coming out of the Coronavirus pandemic, I want to spend a little bit of time reflecting on last year, 2020….

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Game the Short

Why GameStop and AMC? To traditional Wall Streeters and investors, investing in two possibly dying companies seems silly. But for someone like me who has…

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Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival to Feature LGBTQ Showcase

The nonprofit organization ​Chinese in Entertainment ​today announced a showcase of four LGBTQ-themed short films selected for the ​2021 Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival LGBTQ…

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