CAAM’s good friends at ITVS introduces Women and Girls Lead, a new multi-year public media initiative. Women and Girls Lead combines independent documentary film, television, new media, and global outreach partnerships to focus, educate, and connect audiences in support of women and girl’s leadership and development around the world.
Feeling that Director Justin Lin will most certainly be in the media spotlight in the months to come, I wanted to share this gem with you all from our SFIAAFF archives. These videos are of Justin Lin doing an on-stage interview with Spencer Nakasako at the 2007 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. Spencer and Justin discuss Asian American cinema with humorous stories, thoughtful insight and colorful language.
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.
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.