Category Archives: Filmmaker Updates

Reel Asian Celebrates AHM! Interview with Stephanie Law

Happy Asian Heritage Month! This May, we will be highlighting Reel Asian filmmakers participating in our annual Asian Heritage Month School Tour. These selected filmmakers will be visiting schools in the GTA and York Region to present their films and speak … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Stephanie Law, Leslie Supnet, Jeff Tran

Great news to share from Toronto-based writer/filmmaker, Stephanie Law! Stephanie was the winner of Reel Asian’s 2011 So You Think You Can Pitch Competition in the Emerging Filmmaker category. Her dark comedic short film, “Little Miss Jihad”, premiered at Reel … 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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Artist Update: Hank Bull

Hank Bull, co-founder of the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Centre A), will be the auctioneer at Centre A’s 14th Annual Art Auction and Fundraising Dinner. Last year, Hank presented Autumn Colours After Zhao Mengfu as part of Reel … 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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Filmmaker Update: Gloria Kim and Nathalie Younglai

The Toronto Screenwriting Conference recently released the winners of the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award and we are thrilled to announce that two of the recipients are Reel Asian filmmakers, Gloria Kim and Nathalie Younglai! The award selects five emerging screenwriters … 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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A Space: Escapement by Reel Asian’s Heather Keung

Join us at A Space Gallery for the opening of Heather Keung and Michael Connor’s installation Escapement this Friday, March 1, 7pm-9pm! Four kinetic sculptures interpret early clock mechanisms called escapements from 13th century Europe and Asia. These machines are … Continue reading

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