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MAMM13 Registration Opens June 9th | Tickets now on sale for VAFF Industry Insight Panel Series DIVERSITY IN FILMMAKING
The Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon is back for its 13th year, and we're very excited to announce two important dates for you all to mark in your calendars!

DIVERSITY IN FILMMAKING - June 16th, 2018

MAMM13 will kick off with an exciting VAFF Industry Insight Panel Series: Diversity in Filmmaking on June 16th 2018, from 10am-5pm at the Museum of Vancouver's Joyce Walley Room with a series of sessions throughout the day on various aspects of filmmaking.

Moderated and curated by MAMM Creative Producers Mayumi Yoshida and Nach Dudsdeemaytha, join industry professionals and insiders from Omari Newton (Continuum, 2012-2015; The X-Files, 2016), Joel McCarthy (Directing Instructor - VFS; Inconceivable, 2016-2017; Shooting the Musical, 2014), Nicolas Ayerbe Barona (Cadence, 2016), Jason Karman (Lions in Waiting, 2017), Lawrence Le Lam (Cypher ,2017), Kashif Pasta (Welcome to Surrey, 2017) and more! Sessions will explore how people of colour are impacting various aspects of filmmaking, and how others can do so as well.

Each session is 1 hour and 15 minutes long:

  • PANEL 1: Trust Your Voice (10:15am-11:30am) - Producers discuss what it takes to make their diverse voices heard (funding, packaging, production challenges).
  • PANEL 2: The Fight for Visibility (11:45am-1pm) - Casting directors, union representatives, and actors delve into discussion around visibility.
  • PANEL 3: Raising the Bar (2pm-3:15pm) - Writers and directors talk about what it takes to push boundaries and get noticed.
  • PANEL 4: Shaping the Conversation (3:30pm-4:45pm) - Examining how the media shapes the perception of communities of colour with the end goal of progressive change and authentic portrayals.

There will be opportunities between each session to network with other filmmakers (a great place to gather your MAMM13 team!).

Capacity is limited, so secure your seats today.
Attend any single session for $10
or sign up for all four sessions for $30.
Buy Tickets Now on Eventbrite: 
DiversityInFilmmaking.eventbrite.ca.

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MAMM Registration Opens - June 9th, 2018

The Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) celebrates its 13th year during Summer of 2018 supporting and showcasing emerging local filmmakers with a bigger national competition.

Registration opens June 9, 2018 and closes July 13, 2018.

This year, we will be introducing the new MAMMentorship program for teams whose video pitches are selected to advance, featuring one-on-one mentorship between selected teams with industry professionals!

MAMMentorship Program: July 24 - August 12, 2018
Film Production/Post Production: August 12 - 21, 2018

Find out more

Join our MAMM13 Facebook Group and meet other interested participants. Gather your team now!


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