Tag Archives: Filmmaker Updates

Congrats to all the winners at the CSAs!

It was a fantastic week of celebrating homegrown Canadian talent in film, television and digital programming. The week-long event, culminating to last night’s red carpet Awards Gala, displayed a wealth of talent dedicated to honouring Canadian stories. Amongst those who … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Tricia Lee, Arthur Yeung, Lesley Loksi Chan

Filmmaker Tricia Lee from A Film Monkey Production is currently working on a new feature film project, “Silent Retreat”, and needs your help! The idea for Silent Retreat was born out of 10-day silent meditation retreat that Tricia took in … Continue reading

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Call For Applicants: CFC Tribeca All Access

The Canadian Film Centre is looking for applicants for their Tribeca All Access Program (TAA). Application Deadline is NOVEMBER 7, 2011. Tweet this!

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Filmmaker Updates: Jeff Chiba Stearns is shooting a New Doc!

Check out the Mixed Match Blog for production updates on Jeff Chiba Stearns’ new feature documentary! Here is a synopsis of the project: “Mixed Match is an inspirational, emotional, and evocative feature-length documentary by multi award winning filmmaker Jeff Chiba … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Suite Suite Chinatown continues to tour!

Suite Suite Chinatown will be screening at the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival on October 8th at 1PM and will then continue to the Philadelphia Asian Film Festival in November. Check the official Reel Asian website for more details … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update (US,Eh! Edition): Blair Fukumura, Jeff Chiba Stearns

Toronto-based filmmaker Blair Fukumura (Catalogue, RA 2008) is making his Hollywood debut at the 15th annual LA Shorts Fest with his new animation work, Paper World.  It screens in competition program 15 on July 24 at 1:00pm, and Fukumura is … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates (West Coast!): Jason Karman, Paul Wong

A couple of quick hits from two of Reel Asian’s left-coast family: Jason Karman‘s documentary short Fortune Cooking has recently been picked up by the National Screen Institute for their year-round online short film festival.  Karman was in town last … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Tiffany Hsiung has reached her Kickstarter Goal

Congratulations to Tiffany Hsiung for surpassing her Kickstarter goal of $50,000 to fund WITHIN EVERY WOMAN, her documentary that explores the forgotten history of “The Comfort Woman”, a term used to describe over 200,000 girls who were forced into sexual … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Randall Okita, Blair Fukumura

Randall Okita’s film TRANSMISSION is screening as part of the In Extremis program at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 29. Details here. Randall’s Fish in the Barrel was screened at Reel Asian in 2009. Blair Fukumura’s second short … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: CFC’s Worldwide Short Film Festival

Franco Nguyen is screening PLANTS OUT OF THE SUNLIGHT at Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on Wednesday June 1, 4:15 pm as part of the York University Retrospective. Franco is currently starring in Reel Asian’s 2011 Ad Campaign. Randall Okita is screening TRANSMISSION … Continue reading

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