Filmmaker Justin Lin, and the other good folks from You Offend Me You Offend My Family (YOMYOMF), have launched the INTERPRETATIONS Shorts Film Contest to encourage budding APA filmmakers to challenge themselves while getting exposure to industry pros. And no! entry! fee! Deadline is September 1. More info on the contest here.
YOMYOMF will also host a special panel at Asian Cinevision’s 33rd Annual NY Asian American International Film Festival this Saturday, to present the commissioned INTERPRETATIONS short films and host a discussion about the art and business of filmmaking. Moderated by the excellent writer Jennifer 8. Lee, with panelists including Ken Leung (Sucker Free City, Shanghai Kiss). Wooot! More info on the panel here.
Saturday July 17th at 5 pm
Clearview Chelsea Cinema
260 West 23rd Street
B/t 7th and 8th Ave, New York