Tag Archives: Filmmaker Updates

World Stages

While we often shorten it to just “RA”, it’s worth remembering that we’re the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.  We try very hard not just to show local audiences the world of East and Southeast Asian film, but to … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Keith Lock Lecture

I had the pleasure of attending Asian Canadian filmmaker Keith Lock’s lecture as part of the University of Toronto Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Lecture Series last Wednesday. In 2009, we screened the world premiere of Keith’s feature, THE … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Sol Friedman, Desiree Lim, Shasha Nakhai

Filmmaking requires talent, time and most importantly…money and your votes! Our Reel Asian filmmakers have been busy and need your support to fund their projects: Tweet this!

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Filmmaker Updates: Canada’s Top Ten

Canada’s Top Ten of 2010 has been announced! See below for the Asian-Canadian filmmakers that have made the list! Lixin Fan in the features category for LAST TRAIN HOME – “The stunning debut from Chinese-Canadian director Lixin Fan, Last Train … Continue reading

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Friends and Family Followups

Working at Hot Docs, more awards for Redress Remix, and an Asian P.O.V. Tweet this!

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Some post-festival follow-ups for our friends & filmmakers… Tweet this!

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East Asian Library six-part Film Lecture Series

Starting from this Fall semester, the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library is launching a six-part Film Lecture Series and inviting acclaimed Asian Canadian directors/producers to share their experiences, especially from the perspective of being Asian Canadian in a multicultural … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Toshimi Ono, Gerry Balasta

Toshimi Ono has now established ONODOC Filmmakers Inc. and will be starting to shoot a new documentary titled “Oh! Sushi: From the Land of the BC Roll with Love” for OMNI TV in Vancouver starting November. The Mountain Thief, directed … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Sol Friedman, Allan Tong

Sol Friedman’s Junko’s Shamisen just picked up an honourable mention for Best Short Narrative at the Woodstock Film Festival. Allan Tong’s I Want To  Be A Desi won second place in the BMO SHORT Shorts Competition at the Grand River Film … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Paul Wong

Paul Wong is part of “The Cutting: Short Videos on Sacrificial Masculinity” at VIVO Media Arts Centre! Curated by Frederick Cummings and Brian Kent Gotro  Sept. 16th, 7pm Reception, 8pm Show $10 1965 Main St. Vancouver, B.C. www.vivomediaarts.com Tweet this!

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