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Karma’s Meth Nightmare by Donna Ong

Reminding me the early brilliance of Wong Kar Wai, Donna Ong’s fresh cinematic debut “Karma’s Meth Nightmare” is an imaginative experimental short dramatic film about a Nepalese teen experiencing a meth induced nightmarish and entertaining hallucination.

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Giovannie Espiritu, Multi-Hyphenate, Won a Telly Award for Her Short Documentary “Legacy”

On hearing my friend and PGA (Producers Guild of America) colleague Giovannie Espiritu winning a Telly Award for her documentary short “Legacy,” I took the opportunity to interview her about her career as a multi-hyphenate in Hollywood, working as a production coordinator for a production company, an actress and a producer of independent films on her own.

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Five LGBTQ+ Comics on Their Latest Comedy Special Feature Film “Laugh Proud”

Five LGBTQ+ comics Juno Men, Jason Stuart, Amanda Alvich, Christian Cintron and Brian Clark (aka Brucey) are about to embark to film an ensemble stand-up comedy feature film special “Laugh Proud,” produced and directed by Quentin Lee who has created stand-up comedy television shows such as Comedy InvAsian, streaming now on Peacock and Tubi, and Comedy Invasion, streaming now on Amazon Freevee, the Roku Channel and Tubi. Laugh Proud will world premiere to a live audience and be taped this Saturday July 1 at Los Angeles LGBT Center’s historic Renberg Theatre.

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An AI Future for Writers and Creators

First, as someone who has used and observed technology since I was 12, getting my first Apple IIe in 1983, all technology, including AI, is not to be feared of but rather understood and used. Having worked with the advancement of computing, the transition of celluloid to digital filmmaking and flatbed editing to non-linear editing… etc., I can attest that AI, like any other technology, is not here to impede but to simplify and enhance human life.

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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.

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Filmmaker Young Man Kang Reignites LA WEBFEST 2023

Young Man Kang has been a prolific independent filmmaker in the 90s Los Angeles indie scene. After the millennium, he went back to his home country Korea to start KWEBFEST (aka Seoul Webfest) and has returned to Los Angeles to run LA WEBFEST after the original founder’s passing in 2018.

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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…

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Comedy Invasion, the First Diverse Canadian Stand-up Comedy TV Series, to World Premiere at Toronto’s Historic CineCycle

A couple of months earlier, I called almost every Toronto screening venue but no no would return my call other than Martin Heath of CineCycle. And it is why I decided to world premiere my TV series Comedy Invasion, the first diverse Canadian Content stand-up TV series on Sat Nov 26 from 2 pm to 6 pm Eastern Time at Toronto’s CineCycle.

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Some Films for This Halloween

This Halloween season, I’ve been binging horror films and discovered some really compelling and genre defining new films. Check them out! #somefilmsforthishalloween

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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.

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