Film

Early Facebook Employees Launch Foundation To Promote Asian American Artists

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After helping Facebook become one of the most popular destinations on the Internet, three of the social network’s early employees now have a more benevolent mission in mind. Phil Fung, Julia Lam, and Franklyn Chien launched the A3 Foundation (Asian American Artists), which is focused on promoting and supporting the talents of Asian Americans in television, film, and online digital media. This week, the A3 Foundation partnered with the Sundance Institute to give their vision a new stage.

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Catfish Shares A Wonderfully Human Facebook Story

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Catfish LogoLast night I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the soon-to-be-released movie, “Catfish”. It was an insightful look at social networks from the human perspective, told through the story of a guy and a family that he meets through Facebook. It was both touching, entertaining, and pretty much every other human emotion all in one. Rather than being like the high-budget and sensationalized Facebook movie that will hit theaters later this year, Catfish illustrates not only just how human social networks really are, but also shows how film production has become significantly more accessible.
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