Monthly Archives: May 2016

2016 is busy with diversity

Waleed Aly wins Gold Logi, Lee Lin Chin nominated, Dami at Eurovision, SBS Pop Asia on fire – good times! Diversity! Congratulations to various Asian Australians making life on the screen more diverse.  Recently, this also includes the below plus for more updates regularly follow us on FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/AsianAustralianFilmForum:-

  • Tony Ayres for an International Emmy for Nowhere Boys

Tony Ayeres Nowhere boys

 

 

 

 

 

Story at Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3526628/Nowhere-Boys-creator-Tony-Ayres-humbled-acclaimed-children-s-series-wins-International-Emmy.html

  • Maria Tran for her role in ‘Tracer’ released in Australia in May 2016, with Vietnamese cast and English subtitles. Tran has also been nominated to participate in Screen Producers Australia’s  ‘Ones to Watch – Next Generation of Producers’ program for 2016. More info: https://screenproducers.org.au/news/next-generation-of-producers/

 

  • Minh Tran for his short film ‘Awake In My Sleep’

 

  • Raina Peterson and Govind Pillai

‘In Plain Sanskrit’ – Performance soon with Raina Peterson and Govind Pillai – trailer by Jacqueline Erasmus.

 

  • Performance 4a http://www.performance4a.org.au for their ongoing events and activities promoting Asian Australians in the theatre and on the screen

Longhouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • John Prasida and Alfred Nicdao in TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN TV 6 part TV series on ABC3 running in May 2016

Tomorrow, When War Began press kit pic

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Charlotte Nicdao for her article in DAILY LIFE about the challenges non-White Australian actors face:

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http://www.dailylife.com.au/dl-people/dl-entertainment/how-nonwhite-aussie-actors-are-struggling-for-recognition-20160420-goarr4.html

 

 

 

 

  • Max Brown who was featured in ‘Bringing Them Home’ for a special screening on ANZAC Day. SYNOPSIS: Samuel Tongway was born in Australia, the son of Chinese immigrants. After enlisting to fight in World War I, he was told his services would not be required, as he was not of “sufficient European blood”. The program is viewable this month at: http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/bringing-our-stories-home/ZW0681A005S00

Max Brown Bringing Them Home

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