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The official podcast of the Kollaboration Movement. Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Minji Chang, and sometimes a guest or two as they share stories from the front lines of the Kollaboration Movement. The crew meets weekly to chat about current events, issues, and pop culture from an Asian American (and sometimes Canadian) perspective.

The official podcast of the Kollaboration Movement. Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Minji Chang, and sometimes a guest or two as they share stories from the front lines of the Kollaboration Movement. The crew meets weekly to chat about current events, issues, and pop culture from an Asian American (and sometimes Canadian) perspective.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The official podcast of the Kollaboration Movement. Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Minji Chang, and sometimes a guest or two as they share stories from the front lines of the Kollaboration Movement. The crew meets weekly to chat about current events, issues, and pop culture from an Asian American (and sometimes Canadian) perspective.

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English


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Episode 199 - Hoon Lee and Dianne Doan from Cinemax's Warrior

6/21/2019
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On this episode, we chat with Hoon Lee and Dianne Doan from the Cinemax Series WARRIOR, based on the writings of Bruce Lee, which just finished up its first season last week with a Season 2 already on its way. We chat with Hoon and Dianne about their roles as Wang Chao and Mai Ling, and how they feel about being a part of Bruce Lee's legacy. Learn more about WARRIOR at https://www.cinemax.com/warrior Intro & outro music for this episode is “Uzuhan” by Kollaboration AltantaAlum, Uzuhan As...

Duration:00:47:50

Presenting Gold & Great - the newest podcast from Kollaboration SF

5/31/2019
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On this episode, we're introducing you to the newest podcast from our team at Kollaboration SF, Gold & Great! If you like what you hear, follow the podcast at https://anchor.fm/gold-and-great/ or on your favorite podcast app! ------ Gold & Great Episode 1: In our debut episode, we get to talk with actor Simu Liu, who plays Jung on Kim's Convenience. We'll chat with Simu about how the idea of Asian masculinity has affected his experiences as an actor and a role model in the AAPI community....

Duration:00:36:58

KollabCast Presents: LAAPFF 2019 – PART 2

5/24/2019
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Presenting part 2 of our coverage from the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival! On this installment, we chat with more Asian American actors, producers, and filmmakers about their projects that screened at LAAPFF, including catching up with some old friends! Featured on this episode are: Bao Nguyen & Jeff Chang from We Gon' Be Alright Kevin Kreider, Doris Yeung, Bianca Kuijper, & Bing Wang from The Ugly Model Mandi Li, Celia Au, & Yi Liu from In a New York Minute Kulap...

Duration:01:07:12

KollabCast Presents: LAAPFF 2019 - Part 1

5/22/2019
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On this special episode of the KollabCast, we bring you part one of our interviews from the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival which took place over the first week of May in LA. We chat with some amazing Asian American filmmakers about their films and what it means to be screening at one of the largest Asian American film festivals in the nation. Featured on this episode are: Elizabeth Ai from A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem Andrea A Walter, Osric Chau, Dante...

Duration:00:37:00

Episode 198 - EMPOWER 2019 Filmmakers Panel - From Script to Screen: Asian American Filmmakers Bring Their Stories to Life

4/26/2019
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On this week's KollabCast, we bring you our Filmmakers Panel from last month's 2019 EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference. Moderator William Yu leads a fascinating discussion with four amazing Asian American film directors. Featuring panelists Andrew Ahn (Spa Night, Driveways), Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Tanuj Chopra (Staycation, Punching at the Sun), & Diane Paragas (Yellow Rose)! Learn more about Visual Communication’s 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival at...

Duration:00:49:57

Episode 197 - Costume Designing and More w/ Vera Chow

4/19/2019
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Our guest for this week's KollabCast is Vera Chow, a costume designer who has worked on several tv and movie projects including Marco Polo, Deadbeat, The Blacklist, and more! We chat with Vera about how she got started as a designer, growing up in Hong Kong, and the need for more representation in below the line roles. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Uzuhan” by Kollaboration Altanta Alum, Uzuhan As always, send us your listener emails at podcast@kollaboration.org Learn more about...

Duration:01:05:51

Episode 196 - Empty by Design

4/12/2019
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The closing night film of the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival is Empty by Design, a story of two filipino millenials who return home after some time abroad and find themselves drawn together through their mutual loneliness. On this episode of the KollabCast, we chat with director Andrea A. Walter, Producer/Actors Osric Chau and Chris Pang, and editor Brian Merrick about their work on the film, their challenges as indie filmmakers, and their thoughts as they prepare to world...

Duration:00:36:58

Episode 195 - Asian American Film Festivals & LAAPFF Preview

4/5/2019
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On this episode of the KollabCast, we begin the road to APA Heritage Month with a preview of one of the month's biggest events, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, hosted by our community friends at Visual Communications. Deadline Hollywood editor Dino-Ray Ramos joins the podcast along with Festival programmers Eseel Borlasa and Lindy Leong to talk about why Asian American film festivals are important, as well as give us a preview of the hottest films coming to LAAPFF 2019. Learn...

Duration:01:01:14

Episode 194 - Meet the 2019 HBO APA Visionaries

3/30/2019
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On this special episode of the KollabCast, we chat with the newly minted 2019 HBO APA Visionaries finalists at the EMPOWER 2019 kickoff event at RED Studios in Hollywood. Minji chats with Julie Zhan, Nirav Bhatka, and So Young Shelly Yo about their making their films and being named finalists by HBO. Stream all three finalist films on HBO Now and HBO Go in May and catch the premiere on May 3rd at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival! Intro & outro music for this episode is “Star in...

Duration:00:20:57

Episode 193 - Pop Culture Roundtable: #AsianAlways2019

3/8/2019
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It's a KollabCast Pop Culture Roundtable! This week, we gather a panel of pop culture experts to talk about what to expect from Asian American led film and television in 2019. We also chat about guilty pleasure reality TV shows, problematic favs, groundhog day stories, and our favorite regency era stories. Our guests this week are Phil Yu from Angry Asian Man, Hanh Nguyen from IndieWire, and Jess Ju from CAPE. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Star in my Eyes” by Kollaboration...

Duration:01:18:43

Episode 192 - Dallas Liu & The Pen15 Club

2/24/2019
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On this episode, we chat with actor Dallas Liu, who plays Shuji Ishii-Peters on the Hulu original series Pen15. Dallas shares his experiences learning about what it was like to be a teen in the year 2000, including learning about AIM for the first time. We also chat about how Dallas started acting, and how he balances his budding acting career and school. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Dear Dancer” by Kollaboration Toronto Alum, The Plaitwrights As always, send us your listener...

Duration:00:24:40

Episode 191 - Sherry Cola is up to Good Trouble

2/15/2019
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Multi-talented actor and comedian Sherry Cola joins the KollabCast this week to chat. We talk about her role as Alice (who we must protect) on the hit Freeform series Good Trouble. Sherry also tells us about her personal story of how she ended up becoming a performer and shares a few of her reality TV guilty pleasures. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Dear Dancer” by Kollaboration Toronto Alum, The Plaitwrights As always, send us your listener emails at...

Duration:00:43:09

Episode 190 - Kollabcast @ Sundance 2019 Special

2/9/2019
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On this special supersize episode of the KollabCast, we bring you interviews recorded at the 2019 Sundance film festival with Asian American filmmakers, actors, and directors. Featured in this episode are: Lulu Wang, Director of The Farewell Justin Chon (Director), Alex Chi (Producer), and Chris Dinh (Co-Writer) of Ms. Purple Tiffany Chu, Lead Actor in Ms. Purple Kelly Sry, Co-Lead Actor in Mope Tim Tsai, Director of Seadrift Intro & outro music for this episode is “Dear Dancer” by...

Duration:01:32:14

Epiosode 189 - Chatting with Aquaman's Ludi Lin

12/18/2018
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On this mini-episode of the Kollabcast, Minji chats with Ludi Lin, known best as the new Zack in last year's Saban's Power Rangers Movie, on his new role as Captain Murk in the upcoming DC blockbuster, Aquaman. Minji and Ludi talk about how he got started acting, whether he prefers acting in action or drama films, and more. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Dear Dancer” by Kollaboration Toronto Alum, The Plaitwrights As always, send us your listener emails at...

Duration:00:15:49

Episode 188 - Hanging with Professor Hu at SDAFF 2018

12/1/2018
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On this episode, we return to San Diego for the 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival to chat with our friend Brian Hu. Brian is one of the co-hosts of fellow Potluck Pod Saturday School as well as the Artistic Director of SDAFF. Long-time listeners know that this guy knows his movies and we have a blast reflecting on the outstanding year Asian Americans have been experiencing on the big screen. Intro & outro music for this episode is “Dear Dancer” by Kollaboration Toronto Alum, The...

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 187 - The Cast of VIETGONE @ EWP

10/27/2018
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It's a full house on this episode of the KollabCast. This week we welcome the full cast of East West Player's production of Vietgone, the critically acclaimed play by Qui Nguyen about his parent's love story in a relocation camp in Arkansas after the fall of Saigon. Paul Yen, Sylvia Kwan, Jane Lui, Scott Ly, and Albert Park share their experiences working on the play, and Paul and Scott share their thoughts of playing Vietnamese refugees as Vietnamese American actors. Also a bonus anecdote...

Duration:00:48:31

Episode 186 - Catching Up with Inch Chua

10/19/2018
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On this episode, we catch up with Singer-Songwriter Inch Chua, one of Singapore's biggest Indie artists and also a Kollaboration Alum. Past guests and fellow Kollab Alum Priska and Alfa join Marvin as special co-hosts as Inch chats about what she's been up to lately, the growth of independent art in Singapore, and the imminent ecological disaster caused by climate change. She also makes bird sounds! Intro & outro music for this episode is “MouseDeer” off the album Letters to Ubin by our...

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 185 - Jake Choi: Serious Actor

10/12/2018
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We're back from our short hiatus for another great interview with actor Jake Choi. We're excited to chat with Jake about his role on the new ABC network sitcom, Single Parents, where he plays Miggy, a early 20's new dad taking care of his newborn while his partner is away at school. We also chat with Jake about how he got started acting, and the differences between New York and LA. Bonus, Marvin shares his latest master strategy in winning the "bill paying" struggle. Intro & outro music for...

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 184 - Minji Wrote a Screenplay

9/21/2018
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Just the original hosts on this episode of the KollabCast as Marvin and Minji find time to catch up after a busy few weeks. Thoughts are shared about recent movies, including Henry Golding's 2nd leading role in 2 months in Paul Feig's A Simple Favor. Marvin also asks Minji to re-live her whirlwind August after making it to the 2nd round of the Sundance Institute Fellowship selection process. Minji shares her experience finally writing and submitting her full screenplay and the lessons she...

Duration:00:53:04

Episode 183 - Fall 2018 TV Preview

9/14/2018
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#AsianAugust at the movies may be over, but we're already getting ready to see even more Asians in the media this Fall on Television! IndieWire's TV editor Hanh Nguyen returns to the KollabCast to go over some new and returning shows featuring Asian Americans this Fall. Listen in to find out what shows to set your DVRs to! Also check out Angry Asian Man's Fall TV List! The song featured in this episode is “Stars in My Eyes” from Kollaboration Seattle Alumni GOWE & Erin Kim As always,...

Duration:00:45:08