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Canadian picks at CAAMfest

CAAMfest (formerly known as the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival) has announced their full programming! This year’s line-up is an exciting roster of movies, music, munchies…and my personal favourite, a 60th anniversary exhibition on Astro Boy and the … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Jason Karman

RA filmmaker Jason Karman has been busy!  He has just wrapped up production for his short film Yung Men, a project that was pitched at last year’s Reel Asian So You Think You Can Pitch? Competition and his 2007 documentary State … Continue reading

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Indiegogo-gadget-give!

With the holiday season just around the corner, it is definitely the time to give and receive.  With crowd-funding becoming more common, sites like IndieGoGo and Kickstarter have given filmmakers a new and immediate way to raise awareness and cash … Continue reading

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2011 Pitch Winners

This past Sunday was my second time stage-managing the So You Think You Can Pitch competition and I’m really glad to be a part of the process. Despite having done it only a year ago, it was still a huge … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Jason Karman and Tad Hozumi

An earlier documentary short, Fortune Cooking, that Jason Karman completed in 2009 is competing with 2 other films on a PBS television station in New York. Fortune Cooking is about the owner of the greatest Chinese restaurant outside of China. … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Jason Karman, Jeff Chiba Stearns

Vancouver-based filmmaker Jason Karman’s short I’m in the Mood for Love has won the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at this year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival. This film will also be screening at the upcoming San Diego Asian Film Festival, 20th … 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 Updates: Inside Out Edition

Last night, the 21st edition of the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film & Video Festival wrapped up another very successful year — the first at their new home, TIFF Bell Lightbox. Reel Asian is extremely proud of Sonia Hong, who received … Continue reading

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Being Inside Inside Out

The 21st edition of Inside Out, the Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival, kicks off this evening and I am thrilled to be a part of it again.  While I’ve been a patron-level member for many years, this year I … Continue reading

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Asian selections at this year’s Inside Out

This year’s 21st Annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival takes place May 19-29, 2011 at the TIFF Lightbox and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. There are wonderful works to look forward to. In particular, here are the … Continue reading

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