Author Archives: Louanne Chan

Job posting: Images

Our friends from Images Festival are looking for a new Operations Manager to help plan and execute the North America’s largest exhibitor of independent and experimental moving image culture event.  This is a year-round position reporting to the Executive Director. … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Tadashi Nakamura

Last year, Reel Asian screened Tadashi Nakamura‘s documentary on the legendary ukulele musician Jake Shimabukuro.  Not only were audience members were treated to an awe-inspiring story, they also enjoyed a live performance by Toronto based ukulele prodigy Adrianne Chan and … Continue reading

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Filmmaker update: Althea Balmes

Last year Reel Asian launched our first ever Summer Youth Video Production Workshop where we provided 6 youth with the equipment and mentorship to each create their own short video.  In addition to making their own work, they were also … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Ron Morales, Yung Chang, Musa Syeed

We are proud to share news of three films from Reel Asian’s 2012 selection that have continued to travel the festival circuit and have their own theatrical release! Ron Morales’ dramatic thriller GRACELAND will be opening in Toronto at TIFF … Continue reading

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Call for submissions: Augmented Cinema FF, Toronto After Dark

The Augmented Cinema Film Festival is a OCADU film festival that strives to promote student work from all diciplines and year levels. They are seeking work from OCAD U students of ALL programs and faculties in ANY year, Graduate students, … Continue reading

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Movie-ing and munching in Hong Kong

Last week I attended the Hong Kong International Film Festival and Hong Kong International Film & TV Market for the first time.  Not only did I get a chance to watch a multitude of fantastic films (including RA filmmakers Arvin … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Arvin Chen, Luo Li

Arvin Chen’s newest work Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? is a whimsical film about Weicheng who struggles with a secret he has hidden for years.  Starring Lawrence Ko, who you may remember as the orange suited wannabe gangster from … Continue reading

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Asian picks at Canadian Film Fest

Today Bern from the Canadian Film Festival stopped by the office to tell us about this upcoming festival, but also because Reel Asian’s Henry Wong is helping out with their event volunteers this year. Although I say “Reel Asian’s” Henry, … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Regent Park FF

The Regent Park Film Festival is currently accepting applications for the position of Program Director.  They are looking for an experienced individual who has demonstrated strengths in media arts programming, is knowledgeable in inner city issues and has knowledge and/or … Continue reading

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Asian moviemakers take on T24 challenge

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival was born out of a school assignment former Reel Asian Marketing/Industry/Events staff Henry Wong created 5 years ago. This festival focuses on and highlights work by young filmmakers between the ages of 14-28. The … Continue reading

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