WETA News Academy 2008

WETA News Academy 2008 is an intensive, five day residential course designed to offer applicants experience in the practical and technical capabilities of contemporary local news gathering and reporting, both on TV and online. Participants will explore the underlying principles of modern news programming with some of the nation’s premier journalists and producers.

AMONG B-BOYS: Crashing the Festival!

AMONG B-BOYS: Crashing the Festival!

Among B-Boys is smashin’ your average B-boy vids! But here’s a few that might be able to compete… It’s been a long time… I shouldn’t have left you, without some dope films to step to! films to step to! Since it’s SFIAAFF time, here’s 3 B-Boy related films I want to see…

SFIAAFF Guests Announced

A partial list of filmmakers and actors attending SFIAAFF has been announced. They include: John Cho (Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay; West 32nd), Adinia Wirasti (Three Days to Forever) and Daniel Wu (Blood Brothers).


SIKHS IN AMERICA is a half hour documentary profiling the Sikh community in the United States. The program takes an in-depth look inside the Sikh community with its religious and cultural practices, social and family traditions, and economic and work life.


Everyone tells you that you can’t make a film by yourself. So true. But while it’s absolutely crucial to have a wonderful camera crew and editing team, it also really helps to have an awesome film organization (or two) backing you up. For this project, we have had amazing support from CAAM, and I want to spend some time bragging about them… (FYI, CAAM did not put me up to this; this is completely my own doing.)

Added Film: Kissing Cousins

Don’t miss this added film, which you won’t find on the printed guides: The world premiere of Amyn Kaderali’s romantic comedy Kissing Cousins.

WHATEVER IT TAKES: The Man and the Mission

For those of you who have been keeping track of this blog about my film “Whatever It Takes”, let me first apologize for being a bad, bad blogger these past four weeks. I do have a decent excuse, though, because I was incredibly busy planning some fundraising events in three different cities. As someone who has never done this before, let’s just say that it was (and continues to be) a mighty difficult undertaking.