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ON THE CLOCK: Mr. Hyphen 2.0

In this next episode of ON THE CLOCK, Kyle Chu, winner of the Mr. Hyphen 2010 pageant stops by the CAAM office to talk about what he’s been up to since winning the title. Everyone in the office is happy that Kyle wears the Mr. Hyphen crown. But there is one CAAM employee who is quite jealous of the attention and fame that the crown brings.

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Could a Transmedia Approach be the Future of Public Media?

Last Friday, I made the trek from the bay to sunny LA to check out the Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design conference at the UCLA film school. This conference brought together an interesting collection of screenwriters, theme park creators, production designers, executive producers and media scholars to discuss Transmedia Storytelling.

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CAAM Friends Screening: Chinese Independent Documentaries

Our good friends over at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will be screening “under the radar” documentaries from independent filmmakers based in China. When they say “under the radar” they mean stories that depict human rights abuses, stories of chaos and neglect, and of state-sanctioned deception. We have a feeling these works would not be approved by President Hu Jintao.

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2011 SFIAAFF Award Winners

The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Award Winners are now posted on our site. See who won the 2011 Comcast Narrative Competition, the 2011 Documentary Competition, the 2011 Verizon Audience Awards, and the new 2011 Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary.

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