#AsAmCreatorRollCall – The Episodics
A panel of Asian American filmmakers present their latest episodic projects and discuss this new and exciting avenue for content creators. After the screening, the conversation will center on developing and pitching episodic content, and panelists will share key insight for activating pilot screenings.
Moderated by Philip W. Chung
Susane Lee and Andrew Olsen (susaneLand)
X Dean Lim (First World Problems)
Joshua Fu (Ching Chong Blues)
Vera Miao (Two Sentence Horror Stories)
In This Program
Andrew Olsen / USA / 2017 / Comedy, Women / 12 minsA dark comedic anthology revolving around the awkward misfortunes of a young Asian American woman.
X. Dean Lim / USA / 2017 / Comedy, Drama, Social Issues / 10 minsHarold issues a wake-up call to prove his apathetic family are more than Amazon, Audi and Autopay. The question is: can he be wrong?
Joshua Fu / USA / 2018 / Comedy, Satire / 10 minsWhen a filmmaker is rejected by a festival because his work isn’t sufficiently “Asian,” he trolls them with a racist film, accidentally attracting Hollywood's attention.
Vera Miao / USA / 2016 / Drama, Family, Horror, LGBTQIA+, Romance, Women / 16 minsTWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES is a provocative anthology series that explores primal and social fears. In the episode "Ma": Mona lives at home with her stern but loving Ma. When she meets Erica, their chemistry awakens something dormant inside. But Ma is not going to let her daughter go easily. Because nothing is allowed to come between a mother and daughter.