November News updates





Summary from our FB news page at:


– Interesting story on James Wan


– Catch Candy Bower’s new show HOT BROWN HONEY BURLESQUE…. Sticky. Political. Silly. Provocative. Brisbane on Saturday November 30th…

Shout and greeting to all  in town for  the Brisbane International FF including:

  • Maria Tran from ‘Maximum Choppage’ and many other films
  • Jiao Chen, of team behind Keep Me Safe Tonight who spoke on panel on documentaries at State Library for BIFF
  • AAFFN co-convener Dr Indigo Willing OAM who held a casual meet up to see Tokyo Story at GoMA
  • Asian Creatives Bureau founder Joon Kwok who is also a theatre director and based in Brisbane

Check out the full program at:


– Shout and greeting to at the Japanese  FF including Kieran Tully.

Check out the full program at:

– Congratulations to all involved with the Joy House FF curated by Joy Hopwood with a team including MC Andy Minh Trieu and AAFFN’s Armi Marquez-Perez

– Opportunity to hear bestselling author Alice Pung in conversation with Annette Shun Wah on Saturday, 23 November 2013 at 3pm. Bookings now open – 02 9331 1112 or


– Congratulations to Chi Vu who recently held her show Banh Chung


– Buddhism doco from team including Thai Phuong and Somchay Phakonkham has a call for the lead:

– The Australia Council for the Arts early career residencies call now open:

– Opening Shots is an ABC TV series ft. documentaries by a number of Asian Australian teams including ‘Growing Up Gayby’ and ‘Keep Me Safe Tonight’. More info at:








Also on TV soon –

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