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    Thursday August 1, 2013 | 5:00 PM
    NYU A/P/A INSTITUTE  (8 WASHINGTON MEWS, NEW YORK, NY 10003)

    Asian American International Film Festival is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Asian American International Screenplay Competition is Isaac Ho’s new screenplay THE CHINESE DELIVERY MAN. AAIFF is proud to embrace the return of Asian American International Screenplay Competition and the influx of great writing talents. The winner of AAISC’13 gets a reading by local NYC actors on August 1st. Past winners of the Asian American International Screenplay Competition include Michael Kang’s THE MOTEL and Mora Stephens’ GEORGIA HEAT.

    The screenplay, inspired by the true-life murders of Chinese deliverymen in New York City, was picked from 43 feature and short screenplays by the jury consisting of Ms. Lee Skaife, film director, producer, video artist; Ms. Clarisa de los Reyes, film director and producer; Ms. Nancy Bulalacao, veteran cultural programmer; Ms. Lily Mariye, award-winning director, actress, producer; and Mr. Chris Tashima, academy-award winning actor, director.

    The 36th Asian American International Film Festival Screenplay Reading of THE CHINESE DELIVERY MAN presented in association with the Asian American Film Lab and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University will take place at 5:00pm on August 1st at the A/P/A Institute at NYU (8 Washington Mews, NY, NY 10003). Mr. Ho will be working with the Film Lab and local artists to direct the reading.

    Isaac Ho earned his MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA and was a semi-finalist for the ABC/Disney Writing Fellowship and is a recipient of the Stephen N. Gershenson Award for Screenwriting. He also holds a BFA in Drama from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.

    The other honorable mentions of the 2013 Asian American International Screenplay Competition include
    Farewell, Great Leader by Ashley Perryman
    Gunner by Nadine Truong
    Marriage Made in Hell by James Huang
    Shadows of Hiroshima by Tristan Thai

    More details will be announced about the competition.

     

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    The event is co-presented by the Asian American Film Lab and co-sponsored by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University.

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