“In 2010, CAAM took a bold step. We started a 5-year professional mentoring program focused on Asian Americans working in every aspect of the fiction industries – film, TV, interactive, and immersive.”
The convening offered a place to learn and dialogue, essentially a rest stop where makers could take a moment to reconnect with their intentions and each other so that everyone may continue on this often unpredictable and difficult path that is documentary filmmaking.
“The thing that struck me the most was his enthusiasm and his spirit and I felt like, wow, after all these years, being on all these sets and hundreds of hours making films, he still approached it with the joy of a 10 year-old.”- Justin Chon on Director Wayne Wang.
CAAM Sustaining Members are invited to join CAAM at our Fall Member happy hour on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at PianoFight. Join or renew today to receive an invitation.
“The group of us that came up together from Daniel Dae Kim, Brian Tee, Ian Anthony Dale to Ron Yuan did our damndest to make these “stereotypical” characters come to life.” – Will Yun Lee
The world is, or can be, medicine, especially when embraced by a receptive inner world. This art is an antidote for what ails us in this time of division, uncertainty and distress.