Monthly Archives: December 2011

Asian Australian Film Forum & Network Shout Outs Video now online

Asian Australian actors, directors, writers, producers, scholars and community members share their creative visions, experiences, advice and talk about why it’s important to have Asian Australians active on and behind the screen. Created and edited by Maria Tran, screened at the Asian Australian Film Forum & Network inaugural event November 2011. The AAFFN team wish to thank Maria and all the contributors for sharing their perspectives and insights for present and future generations. More AAFFN events in 2012 coming your way nationally!

Duration Approx 14mins

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Duration Approx 14mins

Featuring (in order of appearance):-

Andy Trieu, Actor –
Ralph Lim, V-logger
Joy Hopwood, Actor, Writer, Presenter –
Sky Crompton, Writer, Director, Producer –
Maria Tran, Actor, Filmmaker, Trainer –
Somchay Phakonkham, Fimmaker –
Thai Phuong, Actor –
Steve Nguyen*, Channel APA, USA –
Renee Lim, Actor –
Chris Pang, Actor –
Kathy Nguyen, Actor –
Shaun Chang, Filmmaker
Quan Tran, Filmmaker –
Pearl Tan, Actor, Filmmaker –
Heng Tang, Director –
Jack Ngu, Filmmaker, Actor –
Tamara Guo, Actor, Stunts, Singer –
Hai Ha Le, Actor –
Dominic Golding, Theatre Artist, Doco Maker –
Jiao Chen, Filmmaker –
Jen Thym, Director, Writer, Producer –
Indigo Willing, Academic, Community Engagement, AAFFN co-chair with Amadeo Marquez-Perez –

*Asian American supporter of Asian Australian peers

Thank you to everyone involved with the AAFF 2011 + AASRN and SBS & other supporters


End of year lunch – the Asian Australian Studies Research Network

MELB folks: The Asian Australian Studies Research Network (sponsors of AAFF 2011) warmly invite AAFFN speakers, filmmakers and interested film folk to a meet up with other Asian Australian artists, scholars and community people for an end of year casual lunch (pay your own way):

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Think Tank – ‘Towards An Asia Pacific Screen Laboratory’

On 19 November the AAFFN attended a Think Tank – ‘Towards An Asia Pacific Screen Laboratory’ Griffith University Film School in Brisbane to listen, learn and identify opportunities to promote Asian Australian talent.

Read more about the event at Griffith Film School’s press release here

and you can view some photos on our AAFFN FB page here