Tag Archives: Filmmaker Updates

Actress Nora Miao in attendance on Mar 4!

Only 4 more days until we head up to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts to present award-winning Hong Kong film MERRY GO ROUND (東風破) in Richmond Hill. We are especially excited about this event because this independent … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Gloria Ui Young Kim

Gloria Ui Young Kim’s THE AUCTION has won the Children’s Jury Prize for Best Live Action Short Film of the 2011 Children’s Film Festival Seattle. Gloria was also the winner of Reel Asian’s 2010 LIFT and Fuji Best Film Award … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: AmérAsia Festival

The inaugural AmérAsia Festival, produced by our colleagues at CinéAsie, unfolds in Montreal over the first two weekends in March.  We’ve already announced on our main site that AmérAsia will be hosting the first stop on our tour of Suite … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Sol Friedman, Toni Zhang

Sprockets, the Toronto International Film Festival for Children & Youth, will take place April 5-11 at their new home, the Bell Lightbox.  April (like Spring) seems like a long ways away, but the Sprockets trailer is already on YouTube and … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Henry Wong wins Chinese Youth Achievement Award

Congrats to our 2010 Industry Series Assistant for winning a Chinese Youth Achievement Award! The Youth Achievement Awards recognize talented, outstanding youth who have made exceptional achievements in Performance Arts, Visual Arts, Athletics, and Communiy Leadership.

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Filmmaker Updates: SXSW

The 2011 edition of South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival, the inspiration behind Toronto’s own North By Northeast (NXNE) Festival, unfolds next month in Austin, Texas. Once primarily known as a music festival, SXSW’s film lineup is quickly making a name for itself. … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates (VanCity edition!): Ann Marie Fleming, Su-An Ng

Vancouver-based filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming‘s films have been screened at Reel Asian many times over the years, most recently Window Horses (Karaoke Project) last year.  Her beautiful I Was The Child of Holocaust Survivors was recently selected as one of … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Mingu Kim

Mingu Kim and Susan Lee-Pierce (2010 So You Think You Can Pitch finalists – Emerging Category) have just finished a documentary titled A DRUMMER’S PASSION. This project was inspired by…..yup, you guessed it, 71-year-old Korean drummer, Kwon Soon Keun’s passion … Continue reading

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SFIAAFF announces line-up!

The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) has announced their programming! This annual event is the largest and most prestigious of its kind and we often look to them for inspiration and advice (just like an older … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Genie Award Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominees for the 31st Annual Genie™ Awards, to be broadcast from the National Arts Centre on March 10, 2011.  Congratulations to Lixin Fan, whose Last Train Home is nominated in … Continue reading

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