Viet Film Fest 2018 Runs October 12-14

VFF_Postcards_FrontThe Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association (VAALA) is proud to announce Viet Film Fest 2018 is coming back for its 10th edition on October 12-14, 2018 at AMC ORANGE 30.

The current festival continues the tradition of featuring Vietnamese filmmakers and cinematic works about the Vietnamese experience from all over the world. Among the 61 films submitted, 30 (13 features and 17 short films) were selected to screen at this year’s film festival.

Use code CAPE18 for $2 off tickets!

An Update from our CNWF Alums!

One of the industry’s premier writing programs, the CAPE New Writers Fellowship discovers and nurtures emerging writers launching their careers in television and film. This unique, immersive Fellowship arms each participant with the practical and business knowledge they need to succeed as a professional writer in the entertainment industry.

Joanne Lee (’18) and Tiffany Shaw Ho (’15) have been selected for the 2018-2019 class of NBC’s Writers on the Verge!
Stefanie Woodburn (’18) and Vidhya Iyer (’18) were selected to take part of Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Impact 1.

Allyssa Lee (’13) is currently staffed on The CW’s CHARMED.

Brian Shin (’17) is a staff writer on ABC’s THE GOOD DOCTOR.

Chris Wu (’14) is a staff writer on STARZ’ new John Wick series THE CONTINENTAL.

Eileen Shim (’17) is a staff writer on Hulu’s LIGHT AS A FEATHER, which premieres October 12.

Franklin jin Rho (’13) and Tania Lotia (’13) are staffed on DC’s SWAMP THING.

Iram Parveen Bilal (’18) wrapped production on her feature film FORBIDDEN STEPS!

Jeremy Hsu (’16) is a writer on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Julie Wong (’15) has been promoted to story editor on Season 15 of GREY’S ANATOMY.

Helen Shang (’14) is a co-producer on Season 3 of Netflix’s 13 REASONS WHY.

Teresa Huang (’15) is staffed on CBS’ SEAL TEAM.

Submissions for the 2019 CAPE New Writers Fellowship open December 1, 2018 through January 7, 2019. We ask for original pilot and feature scripts.

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CAPE/Warner Bros. Feature Film Panel: NEW AMERICAN VOICES

2018 CAPE Feature Film Panel

CAPE and Warner Bros. are excited to present the 2018 Feature Film Panel: NEW AMERICAN VOICES. Hear directly from some of American cinema’s most exciting and interesting writer-directors in this panel moderated by producer Dan Lin (ALADDIN, THE LEGO MOVIE, SHERLOCK HOLMES).

Cathy Yan | Writer & Director, DEAD PIGS
Justin Chon | Writer, Director & Actor, GOOK
Daniel Kwan | Director & Writer, SWISS ARMY MAN

Dan Lin | Producer, Rideback (THE LEGO MOVIE, SHERLOCK HOLMES)

*panelists subject to change

Limited seating for this intimate event – Buy your tickets now! 

Date:  Wednesday, October 17
Location:  Rideback Ranch
Address:  1660 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026
6:45am | Check-In Opens
7pm | Panel
8pm | Reception with light refreshments

Save yourself the trouble and use LYFT! Use promo code CAPERR for 25% off up to 2 rides to and from Rideback Ranch. Valid only on 10/17/18 from 5pm-midnight.

Early Bird General Admission – $25 plus fees
General Admission – $30 plus fees
At- Door – $35 CASH | $35 + fees Credit Card

Must be 21+ to attend.

***All ticket sales are final. No refunds. ***


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