Sundance Asian Americans and more

January 21, 2007

EVENTS

ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKES EXPERIENCE IN PARK CITY

Presented by Budweiser Select
Supported by MTV World and Southwes Airlines (Official Airline Sponsor)

Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history again at this year’s 2007 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with a vast array of remarkable films. Please join Visual Communications (VC), Center for Asian American Media (formerly NAATA), Asian CineVision (ACV), San Diego Asian Film Foundation (SDAFF), Process Space Consulting, APA First Weekend Club, and David Magdael & Associates to celebrate our filmmakers and our stories at the following events:

MEET THE FILMMAKERS RECEPTION
Sunday, January 21, 2007 – 4pm – 6pm
China Panda Restaurant, 1776 Park Avenue, Park City
RSVP with “PARK CITY RSVP” in subject line to: apafilmparkcity [at] gmail [dot] com

APA FILMMAKER LOUNGE
Monday, January 22, 2007 – 12pm – 5pm
The Sidecar Bar, 333 Main Street, Park City

IF YOU BUILD IT, WILL THEY COME? ASPIRATIONS FOR THE NEW
ASIAN AMERICAN FILM MOVEMENT

Panel Discussion
Monday, January 22, 2007 – 2:30pm
The Sidecar Bar, 333 Main Street, Park City

  • Panelists: Sung Kang (FINISHING THE GAME); Yul Kwon (SURVIVOR WINNER); Grace Lee (AMERICAN ZOMBIE); Justin Lin (FINISHING THE GAME); Janet Yang (DARK MATER, YEAR OF THE FISH)
  • Moderator: Chi-hui Yang (SFIAAFF Director)

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FILMMAKERS

CAAM Media Fund Request for Proposals


The Center for Asian American Media seeks provocative and engaging project proposals from independent media producers. We provide funding for Asian American film and media projects through our Media Fund initiatives which are made possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The Media Fund awards production and completion funds for projects intended for public television broadcast with awards ranging between $10,000 and $50,000. Detailed information on our funding initiatives and eligibility criteria can be found on our web site.

OPEN DOOR COMPLETION FUND
Winter Deadline: 2.8.2007 by 5pm Pacific
Summer Deadline: 8.9.2007 by 5pm Pacific

OPEN CALL FOR PRODUCTION FUNDS
Deadline: 4.12.2007 by 5pm Pacific
Visit the Media Fund web site for an application and list of submission materials: http://mediafund.asianamericanmedia.org


MTV/OneDotZero Bloom Competition

DEADLINE: January 31, 2007

MTV and OneDotZero have launched BLOOM – a competition to find the best up-and-coming moving image talent from around the world.

If you are over 18 and are an up-and-coming director, animator, or other moving image maker, we invite you to submit a creative written treatment for a one-minute film that represents your local environment, country and community as seen through your eyes. Entries will be judged by a panel of experts from MTV Networks International Creative and OneDotZero. Winning creative treatments will be commissioned and be given the chance to get in front of a global audience. Submissions should be sent in the form of a written treatment, and must be accompanied by at least one of the following: mood boards with visual references, storyboards, test films, animatic.

For more information visit the Bloom web site at: www.mtvonedotzero.com


New York AAIFF Now accepting entries!

Deadline (postmarked): Feb 9, 2007

Calling all filmmakers of Asian descent! The AAIFF is turning 30! Come celebrate with us July 19-28, 2007 this momentous occasion. We are now accepting film and video works for both features and shorts. Narrative, documentary, new media, animation, experimental, music video — we consider all. We accept works produced, written and/or directed by media makers of Asian descent from any nationality.

Submit your film online here, www.withoutabox.com/login/5751

Or you can also download the entry form here: www.asiancinevision.org/pdf/07AAIFF_CFE.pdf

Founded in 1978, the AAIFF is proudly known as the “First Home to Asian American Cinema.” It was the nation’s first festival dedicated to screening works by media artists of Asian descent and, 30 years later, the festival continues to be a leading showcase for Asian and Asian American film and video. The festival has many showcase categories, including Features, Shorts, Screenplay, Music Video, Works-in-Progress and For Youth By Youth.

For more about the festival and call for entries, go to www.asiancinevision.org/festival.html#cfe


JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT

Internships – SFIAAFF

The Center for Asian American Media seeks skilled, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to assist with the planning and production of the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (March, 2007). The internship consists of project-oriented tasks such as film and sponsorship research, database management and archival work. Internship is a part time and unpaid position (college credit may be available). Scheduling is flexible. This position is best suited for a person willing to share and gain skills in the arena of film programming, event planning, fundraising, and a sincere interest in Asian American and Asian media arts.

For more info visit: www.asianamericanmedia.org To apply send resume to Lynne Connor, Administrative Manager lynne [at] asianamericanmedia [dot] org.


Internships – Educational Distribution Department

The Center for Asian American Media seeks interns for the Educational Distribution Department to assist with the revision of its web site, data management, and a possible event. Activities include reviewing and editing film descriptions, contacting filmmakers for updated information, cross-checking, assisting with the overall web site database, mailing list data entry. Knowledge of Word, Excel and FileMaker Pro a plus. These are volunteer part-time positions, flexible hours.

To apply: email your cover letter and resume to Pam [at] asianamericanmedia [dot] org or fax 415/863-7428. For information, email Pam at the above address or call 415/863-0814 x108.


Internships – Media Fund Department

The Center for Asian American Media is seeking a responsible, flexible, and detail-oriented intern to assist with the Media Fund department. The Media Fund awards production and completion funding to independent film and video producers. Duties will include departmental research, updating our databases, and maintaining the sample tape library as well as general administrative and clerical support. The internship provides a valuable opportunity to witness projects in the beginning stages of production and gain an inside view into the fundraising process for independent film and media. Flexible hours. For more info visit: www.asianamericanmedia.org To apply send resume to Ellen Park, Media fund Associate at Ellen [at] asianamericanmedia [dot] org.

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