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“The Home Promised” thanks you for all your help!

They did it! After a month-long run, The Home Promised successfully reached their crowdfunding campaign goal on Indiegogo. Big thank you to all the funders who helped The Home Promised reach their goal of $5,000!!! If you missed the deadline … Continue reading

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Help Support Reel Asian’s 2013 Pitch winner “The Home Promised”

            Generations ago, a small neighbourhood in Taipei was settled by soldiers fleeing a Communist China. Now, forced to leave, they are confronted with the age-old question: where is home? Filmmakers Betty Xie and David … Continue reading

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Asian picks at Toronto After Dark

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival kicks off its 2013 edition on October 17 at its new home, the Scotiabank Theatre. A number of Reel Asian alumni have work in selection this year.

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Filmmaker Update: Elaine Poon

I was first introduced to Elaine Poon‘s work when it was screened at the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival back in 2010. In 2011, she participated as a finalist in Reel Asian’s So You Think You Can Pitch? competition where … Continue reading

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Casting Call open for short film “The Trip”

Toronto writer and filmmaker Grace Wang, winner of the Emerging Artist category of Reel Asian’s 2012 “So You Think You Can Pitch” competition, has opened up casting call for her short film, The Trip. The Trip will have its world premiere … 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: Jon Ng

Congrats to Reel Asian filmmaker Jonathan Ng, whose REQUIEM FOR ROMANCE won the $1000 Canadian Shortwork Award (presented by Kokanee) at the Whistler Film Festival! This film also won our Animasian Award at Reel Asian 2012, and was developed in part through … Continue reading

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Pitch deadline extended to Sept 26

*** So You Think You Can Pitch? application deadline extended to next Wed, Sept 26 *** Want Reel Asian to help you make your great short film? Stephanie Law sure did, so she pitched her way to snag the 2011 … Continue reading

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Pitch tips: Shasha Nakhai recommends practice

So You Think You Can Pitch? is both an Industry Series highlight (Free to public!) during the Festival and an opportunity to kick-start or finish your short film with us. We catch up with 2010 Pitch Winner (Emerging Filmmaker Category) … Continue reading

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Cake Ache

I’ve had a little time to digest the blue icing, so just before the festival lights up the projector bulb in Richmond Hill, here’s the last slice of happenings from Day Six at the festival downtown. Sunday’s are normally reserved … Continue reading

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