Thursday, January 22, 2015

APA FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE RETURNS FOR 2015



It's BACK!!! Eleventh Annual

ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE in PARK CITY

Presented by THE ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE

Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history again at this year’s 2015 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with a vast array of remarkable films. Please join the Asian Pacific Filmmakers Experience in Park City Committee, Visual Communications (VC), David Magdael & Associates and Irene Cho to celebrate our filmmakers and our stories.

Consult your festival program for screening times.
For more info and program updates: http://www.facebook.com/vconline
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MEET THE APA FILMMAKERS’ RECEPTION
Sunday, January 25, 2015 • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CLUB 301, aka MOUNTAIN TRAILS ART GALLERY  |  301 MAIN STREET, Park City, Utah

Join us in the heart of Park City on Main Street, where we will gather to recognize all the filmmakers and their works at Sundance and Slamdance and have a chance to toast with our fellow artists.


RSVP TO: asianpacificfilm@gmail.com; please indicate “Park City RSVP” in subject line.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Abraham Ferrer, David Magdael, Irene Cho, Troy Craig Poon, Naja Lockwood, Henry Eschelman, Ross Chambless, Claudia Nakano, Janet Theiss, Johanna Watzinger-Tharp, Chris Lippard, Eric Hyer, Cory Leonard, Bryce Garner, Ken Lee, Daniel Mayeda, Johnnie Giles, Susan Yoo, Geralyn Dreyfous, Virginia Pearce, John Cooper, Trevor Groth, Kim Yutani, John Nein, Caroline Libresco, Shari Frilot, Anne Lai, Moira Griffin, Rosie Wong, Rachel Walker, Dan Mirvish, Peter Baxter, Paul Rachmann, Annie Jeeves, Melanie Marquez, Sarah Garrett, Jack Song, Lansia Wann, Jo-Ann Wong, Hilary Campbell, Elisha Gustafson, Vince Johnson, Benny Magdael, Margot Hardy, Barbara Thompson, Tracie Lewis and especially to all the filmmakers who are premiering their work in Park City.

Here are the artists who we are proud to celebrate and support at Park City this year:

SUNDANCE

RIZ AHMED
DAYTIMER

RAMIN BAHRANI
99 HOMES

JIMMY CHIN (Co-Director)
MERU

DANFUNG DENNIS
ZERO POINT

ATSUKO HIRAYANAGI
OH LUCY!

TOLGA KARACELIK
IVY

NAVID KHONSARI (Co-Director)
1979 REVOLUTION GAME

VASSILIKI KHONSARI (Co-Director)
1979 REVOLUTION GAME

DANIEL KWAN (Co-Director)
POSSIBILIA

FLORA LAU
I AM HONG KONG

BENSON LEE
SEOUL SEARCHING

ELIZABETH LO
HOTEL 22

TAKESHI MURATA
OM RIDER

PRASHANT NAIR
UMRIKA

JENNIFER PHANG
ADVANTAGEOUS

MORA STEPHENS
ZIPPER

TONY VAINUKU (Co-Director)
IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST

E. CHAI VASARHELYI (Co-Director)
MERU

CHLOE ZHAO
SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME

HAO ZHOU
THE CHINESE MAYOR



SUNDANCE SCREENWRITER’S LAB

YUNG CHANG
EGGPLANT

CHRISTOPHER MAKOTO YOGI
I WAS A SIMPLE MAN


SLAMDANCE

CEDRIC CHEUNG-LAU
TOPOGRAPHY OF A HOTEL

WALLY CHUNG
THINK INK

NISAN DAG (Co-Director)
ACROSS THE SEA

SAEBYUL-HWANGBO
DEFRAGMENTATION

SHEN JIE
HORSE

JIYOUNG LEE
FEMALE PERVERT

GRACE NAYOON RHEE
UNICORN

ESRA SAYDAM (Co-Director)
ACROSS THE SEA

GUAN TIAN
DRAMA

STEVE YU
THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE

Friday, January 18, 2013




Dear Friends Going to Park City:

Please join us for the 10th Annual APA Filmmakers’ Experience in Park City, where we will recognize all the Asian Pacific filmmakers with works screening at this year’s Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. A chance to meet many of your fellow filmmakers, writers, producers, actors and industry leaders here in Park City!

Once again, Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history at this year’s 2013 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with a broad range of remarkable films from 40 filmmakers, writers, and producers.

WHAT:
THE 10TH ANNUAL ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE IN PARK CITY

WHEN:
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013 - 5:30PM - 7:30PM

WHERE:
OUTDOOR RETAILER INNOVATION GALLERY
580 MAIN STREET
PARK CITY, UTAH

RSVP:
Please indicate "PARK CITY RSVP" in the subject line - include your full name and affiliation.

Congratulations to our Asian Pacific Filmmakers who have films at Park City 2013:

SUNDANCE

BARMAK AKRAM – WAJMA: AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY
MARK ALBISTON – SHOPPING
CHRISTOPHER CHEN (Producer) – LINSANITY 
SOOJIN CHUNG (Producer/Editor) – ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW
JASON DaSILVA – WHEN I WALK
ENRIQUE GONZALEZ (Executive Producer) - METRO MANILA
ANURAG KASHYAP – GANGS OF WASSEYPUR
KIM SONG E – BITE OF THE TAIL
KIM TAE-YONG – YOU ARE MORE THAN BEAUTIFUL
FREIDA LEE MOCK – ANITA
EVAN LEONG – LINSANITY
CELINE LOPEZ (Executive Producer) - METRO MANILA
JAKE MACAPAGAL (Executive Producer) - METRO MANILA
KALYANEE MAM – A RIVER CHANGES COURSE
ZIA MANDVIWALLA – NIGHT SHIFT
MARIKO MUNRO (Screenwriter) – MILKSHAKE
HABIBA NOSHEEN – OUTLAWED IN PAKISTAN
O MUEL – JISEUL
PARK CHAN-WOOK – STOKER
ZEISHAN QUADRI (Screenwriter) – GANGS OF WASSEYPUR
MOHAMMAD SHIRVANI – FAT SHAKER
MOULY SURYA - WHAT THEY DON'T TALK ABOUT WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT LOVE
LOUIS SUTHERLAND – SHOPPING
YEN TAN – PIT STOP
BRIAN YANG (Producer) – LINSANITY
QI ZHAO – FALLEN CITY


SLAMDANCE

LAILA AL-BEITI (Screenwriter) – LU-BBA
WALLY CHUNG – THE EATER
RAMON DE VEYRA – WHAT ISN'T THERE
DUYGU ERUCMAN – THE CORNER GARDEN
GEORGIA FU – GIGANTIC
TANNAZ HAZEMI – PROMETHEUS
MEIJIN HONG – SUGAR COAT
MARIE JAMORA – WHAT ISN'T THERE
KIM JIN-MAN – NOODLE FISH
ERIN LI – TO THE BONE
VERA MIAO (Producer/Screenwriter/Actress) – BEST FRIENDS FOREVER
SALEH NASS – LU-BBA
GRACE NAYOON RHEE – TRIANGLE

Please join Visual Communications (VC), Utah Multicultural Affairs, David Magdael & Associates, Irene Cho, Lansia Wann, Abraham Ferrer, Eseel Borlasa and the Asian Pacific Filmmakers Experience Committee as we celebrate our filmmakers and our stories.

Special thanks to Outdoor Retailer Innovation Gallery, Henry Eschelman, Claudia Nakano, Utah Multicultural Affairs, Soo Chyung, and A WOK AWAY. 

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Gonna Be at THE LODGE!


Hey everybody, we just to remind one and all that representatives from Visual Communications, the Center for Asian American Media, Asian CineVision, San Diego Asian Film Foundation, APA Film, and others will take up residence at the Filmmakers' Lodge on Main Street to introduce you to the kinds of activities we're involved with. Stop by, and if you're already familiar with us, come by for some talk-story, and pick up some edible goodies courtesy of Zion Market. You can never turn your back on FREE stuff that's good for you.

Here's where we're gonna be at; come over and hang with us! See you there!


MEET US AT THE LODGE
Saturday, January 23, 2010 • 1 PM - 4 PM
The Filmmaker Lodge Elks Building, 550 Main St., 2nd Floor. Park City, Utah
Learn more about funding, distribution and exhibition for Asian and Asian Pacific American films at our annual outreach and networking session.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

CELEBRATING 2010 APA FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE ARTISTS!

For those of you who are joining us in Park City, UT for the 2010 edition of the APA FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE, we want to let you know who we are recognizing. We would like to make mention of producer PAUL NANDRAJOG, whose JUNKO'S SHAMISEN (directed by Sol Friedman) will be showcased in the Slamdance Film Festival. Paul and Sol, all apologies for the oversight.

With that, here is the list of Asian Pacific directors and/or producers whose works you should go and check out while in Park City. Congratulations to all!

S U N D A N C E

GURINDER CHADHA
IT’S A WONDERFUL AFTERLIFE

FAN LIXIN
LAST TRAIN HOME

PATTI LEE (Producer)
A SMALL ACT

LIM WOO-SEONG
VEGETARIAN

ANUSHA RIZVI
PEEPLI LIVE

THET SAMBATH (Co-Director)
ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE

SUPRIYO SEN
WAGA

TAIKA WAITITI
BOY

EYAD ZAHRA
THE TAQWACORES


S U N D A N C E / N. H. K.

TAMAKO HIOKI
NO WOMAN NO CRY

SO YONG KIM
FOR ELLEN

RYO NAKAJIMA
SLEEPING BEAUTY

DAISUKE YAMAOKA
THE WONDERFUL LIVES AT ASAHIGAOKA


S L A M D A N C E

PEGAH GHAEMI
MEMBERS OF THE RESISTANCE

THAT GO
GOLDEN PRIZE

ADNAN HUSSEIN
GUL

BETTY JIANG
HIS WHITE EYES

ANJOO KHOSIA
WAHID’S MOBILE BOOKSTORE

KIM KANGMIN
DEUX REGARDSVISIT

CHUNG LEE
MOCHI

TAKURO MASUDA (Co-Director)
PANELS FOR THE WALLS OF HELL

NAITOU EISUKE
PRINCE OF MILK

BETTY M. PARK
MAMACHAS DEL RING

ZEUS QUIJANO
POINT OF ENTRY

NICO SABENORIO
BOUT THAT BOUT

VARATHIT UTHAISRI
SURFACE FILM

VISRA VICHIT VADAKAN
IN SPACE

VAN VU
YES, YESTERDAY

TAILI WU
ROUE

Thursday, January 14, 2010

APA FILMMAKERS' EXPERIENCE Returns for 2010


Folks, it's that time again! Once again, Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history at this year’s 2010 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with a broad range of remarkable films. Additionally, we are doubly pleased to recognize both Cherry Sky Films on its fourth selection to Sundance; and Kim Yutani, on her recent promotion to the Sundance programming team.

Please join Visual Communications (VC), Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), Asian CineVision (ACV), San Diego Asian Film Foundation (SDAFF), Asian Pacific American Film, Inc., APA First Weekend Club, and David Magdael & Associates as we celebrate our filmmakers and our stories.

MEET THE FILMMAKERS RECEPTION
Sunday, January 24, 2010 • 4 PM - 6 PM
China Panda Restaurant, 1776 Park Avenue, Park City
(Behind the Yarrow Hotel and Albertson’s, next door to Gard Sports)
Please join us at the original location of the APA Filmmakers’ Experience in Park City, where we will recognize all the Asian Pacific filmmakers with works screening at this year’s Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. A chance to meet many of your fellow filmmakers and producers, and mingle with celebrities.
No RSVP necessary, please come and join us for food, drink, and friends.


Also, you can also meet us at the Filmmaker Lodge:

MEET US AT THE LODGE
Saturday, January 23, 2010 • 1 PM - 4 PM
The Filmmaker Lodge Elks Building, 550 Main St., 2nd Floor. Park City, Utah
Learn more about funding, distribution and exhibition for Asian and Asian Pacific American films at our annual outreach and networking session

A complete listing of filmmakers we are recognizing will be posted shortly!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

2009 Asian Pacific Filmmakers Experience in Park City - new location!

Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history again at this year's 2009 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with an array of remarkable films. Please join Visual Communications (VC), Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), Asian CineVision (ACV), San Diego Asian Film Foundation (SDAFF), Asian Pacific American Film Inc., Process Space Consulting, APA First Weekend Club, and David Magdael & Associates to celebrate our filmmakers and stories.

For this year's APA Filmmakers Reception join us at our NEW LOCATION in the heart of Main Street where we will recognize all the filmmakers with works in Park City. It's a great chance to meet your fellow filmmakers, producers and industry guests. Sponsored by MillerCoors.

MEET THE APA FILMMAKERS RECEPTION
Sunday, 1/18/2009 | 5pm - 7pm
THE QUEER LOUNGE - a new location this year!
608 Main St. Third Floor Lounge, Park City, UT
RSVP by Friday, Jan 16 to: AsianPacificFilm@gmail.com with "Park City RSVP" in the subject line.

MEET US AT THE LODGE
Saturday, 1/17/2008 | 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Filmmaker Lodge Elks Building
550 Main St. 2nd Floor, Park City, UT

Learn more about funding, distribution and exhibition for Asian Pacific American films at our annual outreach session.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Save the Date! January 18, 2009!

The Park City festival season is fast approaching and we're busy putting our plans in place for the 8th Annual Asian Pacific Film Experience. Save the date now! Sunday, January 18 at 4pm! And stay tuned here for latest updates.

If you'd like to get the latest posts sent to you by email, subscribe to our feed. If you're interested in being on our email list, send an email to AsianPacificFilm [at] gmail [dot] com. If you are interested in sponsoring this year's event, please contact Toni Tabora-Roberts.