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“How To Break Into The Film Industry” Panel

October 11, 2008 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Lymen Chen, Michael Wingate-Jones, and Lindsey Bee Speaking at PAAFF 2008

The 2008 PAAFF Film Industry Panel will focus on practical advice to aspiring actors and filmmakers seeking to break into the film business, with particular emphasis on the challenges facing Asian American actors and filmmakers.

Michael Wingate Jones, Esq.
Panel moderator, actor/filmmaker/attorney

Anula Shetty
Award-winning filmmaker and community teaching artist at Temple University, University of the Arts, Asian Arts Initiative, and Scribe Video Center.

Benson Lee
Director/producer of documentary feature, “Planet B-Boy” and nominated for grand jury prize at Sundance 1998 for narrative feature, “Miss Monday.”

Jason Loftus, C.S.A.
SAG actor (The Sopranos), member of prestigious Casting Society of America (Heery Casting), and producer of upcoming independent feature film, “The Storyteller.”

Jeffrey D. Erb
Executive producer and distributor of numerous feature films such as Tooth and Nail, The Speed of Life, Southern Gothic, and Just Add Water, CEO of Feverpitch Pictures and principal in Norristown Studios at Studio Centre Norristown (film studio in development).

Lyman Chen
Delaware Valley first generation Chinese-American SAG actor with speaking roles in The Departed, The Happening, and Tenure.


October 11, 2008
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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