|eNews : October 13, 2007|
Today's Panels and Workshops
Break Another Leg: SD AART Theatre Workshop
Are you interested in entering the world of theater, acting in films, TV, or commercials? SDSU Professor and Theatre director Peter Cirino and AART board member and actress Elise Kim Prosser, Ph.D. will co-facilitate a workshop for those interested in theatre and acting. This multi-dimensional workshop will explore theatre training, acting, agents, auditions, headshots, etc. Participants in last year's workshop were hired for roles in a 2007 AART production. AART Board President Louie Nguyen will also offer opportunities for involvement.
The New Media: Using Web Video to Make Your Voice Heard
Industry experts and filmmakers share advice in this free panel on how to best market your film on the web and examine the latest in technology. Moderated by Dean Lim (XDL films, "On the Lot") who brings his expertise on digital filmmaking and marketing to the masses. Scheduled panelists including Tom Defanti (CineGrid), Ben Cote (DivX), Roman Cortez (SevenOhFive.com), and Dr. Eric Pierson (USD). Panel is free and open to public.
Dishing with the Stars: A Celebrity Panel
Our favorite Asian American celebs give us a dose of reality when it comes to surviving in. It's not all glitz and glamour, so why do they do it? From type-casting and scoring the dream role to indie projects and their pages, a no-holds barred discussion.
Moderated by Lee Ann Kim & Martin Wong, Giant Robot Co-Editor
Scheduled to speak:
Live Broadcast from the Gala Awards Dinner, Tonight at 8
Tune into The Buzz for a live broadcast of our Gala Awards Dinner tonight at 8-9 PM. At the sold out, star-studded event we will be awarding filmmakers showing at the festival and honoring with a lifetime achievement award. Takei will be in attendance as we celebrate his 49 years (and counting) in as a pioneering Asian American actor.
See it live on The Buzz.
DARK MATTER, Spotlight Film Today at
Director Chen Shi-Zheng's DARK MATTER plunges the expansive and progressive world of academia into darkened corners – the film is loosely based on the true story of Gang Lu, a brilliant young physicist fromwhose talents met a tragic end at an in 1991.
Continue reading DARK MATTER.'s article on our spotlight film,
Click here for more information about DARK MATTER and tonight's screening.
Blowfish: Unplugged Live Music Showcase in the UltraStar Lobby
While enjoying some of the best movies and short films that the Asian Pacific Islander community has to offer, take some time out to experience the eclectic acoustic styles of some of Blowfish: Unplugged brings together a laid back afternoon of singer/songwriter entertainment for a showcase that will blow your mind. This is a free event.California's most talented musicians. The second annual
New Festival Pics Added Daily to The Buzz
The selection of festival pictures keeps growing on The Buzz. Take a look at the festival galleries of these fine photographers:
Meet Yul Kwon at theToday at the Festival
Help save lives by registering with the national bone marrow registry! It just takes a simple cotton swab of the mouth.
This drive is dedicated to little Jonah Chuang, born in August with a rare bone marrow disease. Meet Survivor:winner, Yul Kwon, who shares a personal story of losing his best friend to leukemia. The will be outside in front of the UltraStar Hazard Center and Saturday, October 12-13, .
What the Snow Brings
Know Justice, Know Peace
Animation: The Illusion of Life
Live Coverage from Gala Awards
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