The comedy is about George, a linguist, a master of languages, who cannot express his love for his wife–and ends up losing her. Follow this whimsical and heartbreaking look at love and language that asks, “How do we save what is dying?” The cast features Jennifer Chang, Kimiko Gelman, Nelson Mashita, Jeanne Sakata, and Ryun Yu.
The Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship recognizes students making strides in the field of children’s media, furthering the legacy of the late Fred Rogers to use television as a positive and enriching force in child education and entertainment. Recipients are selected by demonstrating commitment to early childhood education, child development and psychology through media. The awards come in the form of four $10,000 endowments—three underwritten by Ernst & Young LLP, and one sponsored by the Pittsburgh-based Grable Foundation. The Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship recipients will also be assigned mentors from the Television Academy’s Children’s Programming Group.
Applications for all four scholarships will be available online at emmysfoundation.
The deadline is February 29, 2012.
Entries for the 33rd College Television Awards competition is now open!
The College Television Awards is a nationwide student competition that recognizes excellence in video, digital and film production across 12 categories: Alternative, Animation, Children’s, Comedy, Commercials, Documentary, Drama, Magazine, Music Competition and Music Best Use, Newscasts and Series. During the four decades of this awards program, many of its winners have gone on to achieve illustrious success in the entertainment industry, some winning Oscars and Primetime Emmy®Awards. The most recent example of this is last year’s “Best Director” winner, Julian Higgins, who will direct an upcoming episode of FOX’s HOUSE after spending a summer shadowing the drama’s high-profile executive producer and Emmy® Award-winning director, Greg Yaitanes.
Submissions are being accepted for all categories at emmysfoundationcta.
The deadline for all submissions is Janurary 11, 2012 at 6:00PM PST.
College Television Award winners in each category will receive a cash award, and selected winners will be invited to pitch their ideas to agents. Returning for their second and third years respectively, are the Focus on Diversity and Gender Equality in Children’s Media Award ($5,000) sponsored by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and the Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship ($10,000). The latter will be presented to a student producer who best represents people with disabilities within their piece.
The brunch and screening will be held on Sunday, December 4th, 2011 at Chop Suey Cafe (347 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012) and is presented by VC, Los Angeles Filmforum, and the Downtown Independent.
For more information and event registration, please visit www.vconline.org.
CBS Entertainment is launching a new Daytime Writers Initiative, which will provide qualified diverse writers with mentorship, career development and access to daytime decision makers including network, studio and production company executives as well as the executives producers, head writers and writing staffs of CBS’ Daytime dramas, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL. The Daytime Writers Initiative is not employment and there is no monetary compensation. The goal is to provide an immersive, educational experience of the writing process of daytime dramas and to foster relationships within the CBS daytime family.
Applications are now being accepted.
The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2012.
Additional information and application materials can be accessed at: www.cbsdiversity.com, click on Diversity Institute and then Daytime Writers Initiative.
Filmmakers, film lovers and industry professionals who join the Film Independent community by December 6, 2011 are eligible to participate in the voting process for the 2012 Spirit Awards and will be entered for the chance to win two tickets to the awards ceremony. Contact Film Independent at 310-432-1264 or visit their website at http://my.filmindependent.org.
Auditions will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center located at 800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802.
For more information or to register, please visit americasgottalentauditions.com/.
Congratulations to CAPE 20th Anniversary Gala hosts Alec Mapa and Amy Hill for being featured in MSN’s TV News! CAPE would like to give a very warm thank you to both Alec and Amy for helping us start off the next 20 years with a night to remember!
To read the full article on MSN, click here.
The glamorous CAPE 20th Anniversary Gala was held on Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles.
The evening was a beautiful celebration of CAPE’s achievements over the last 20 years and Hollywood’s most groundbreaking talents and artists of today.
Congratulations again to this year’s honorees, which included Maggie Q, Jusak Yang Bernhard, Leo Chu and Eric S. Garcia, the producers and cast of HAWAII FIVE-0, and Ryan Higa.
The black-tie affair was filled with stunning red carpet celebrities, intimate networking, luxurious silent auction items, a delectable dinner catered by the An Family of Crustacean, breath-taking performances by The LXD and YTF, as well as captivating speeches by all the honorees.
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Victor King is the metonym of Victor Kim, who is known as one of the extraordinary members of America’s Best Dance Crew (Season 3) champions Quest Crew. Victor is a multi-talented triple threat artist in dance, art, and music.
Don’t miss this special album release party with an exclusive performance by YTF.
CAPE members can purchase tickets online and at-the-door for $15.
For more information about the event, please visit http://bit.ly/VictorKingEP.