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  • Jeremy Lin signs $36M 3 Year Deal with Brooklyn Nets

    Posted by AC Team

    July 11, 2016  Jeremy LIn is back in New York - actually Brooklyn playing starting guard for the Brooklyn Nets. Is there pressure to make Linsanity happen again? In a report by Zach Harper at CBSSports.com quoting the Nets Daily, Lin says he's "far past that" and won't let the pressure of comments, stories, and possible attention get int he way of concentrating on his play on the court. Here's a video of a press conference with Jeremy Lin on Nets Daily filmed by Popo Chung. https://youtu.be/KwWY5yTuV3I All good, Jeremy. Go - Jeremy - Go!   Related:  Nets Daily - Jeremy Lin: Attracted by Brooklyn Nets "blank slate" CBSSports.com - Jeremy Lin not worried about replicating 'Linsanity' in Brooklyn...
  • The Academy Invites 70 Asian and Asian Americans to Join

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    July 1, 2016 Asian and Asian Americans received 70 of the 683 invitations issued June 29 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. While it is one small step forward, we celebrateevery single invitation to an Asian or Asian American. One invitation which was long overdue, is to veteran actor James Hong, 87, who has been acting, producing and directing in Hollywood since the 1950s. Our 3 part candid interview with James Hong on the dismal state of Asian Americanacting opportunities in Hollywood was filmed by our interview team on December 2, 2008. Hong told AsianConnections.com, "We're still the gimmick people...we're still the waiters...it doesn't feel right...we've waited too long for (this) to happen." He told us that nearly e...
  • John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu are Honorees at V3 June 24-25, 2016

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    2016 V3 Honorees are announced!: John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu Tickets are available now to the 2016 V3con Digital Media Conference! Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Actor John Cho, directo r Jennifer Yuh Nelson and blogger Phil Yu will be honored at this year’s V3 Digital Media Conference special awards ceremony on June 24, to kick off the full day V3 conference on June 25. Cho will receive the Visibility Award. He has starred in a number of film and television shows, including successful franchises such as “Star Trek” and “Harold & Kumar,” and was recently featured in #StarringJohnCho, a viral social media campaign pro...
  • Helping to fix the Academy's Diversity Problem - Los Angeles Times

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    June 4, 2016 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences membership decides who gets to win the Oscars and up to now the members are 94% white and 77% male. The Los Angeles Times has issued its own tip sheet on 100 potential member candidates to help diversify the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences membership. Lisa Nishimura, NETFLIX's VP Original Documentary/Comedy and Alex Cabellero, NALIP's Executive Director are two executives on the Los Angeles Times' list. (image left)  As we write this, industry professionals are meeting this weekend in a private 'summit' on what should be the next steps to take after the initial protest letter signed by 25 members was sent to the Academy. The #OscarsSoWhite and ongoing Whitewashing - white actors playing Asian characters are t...

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