Category: New Media
Back in November, a panel featuring three members of Buzzfeed, directors Eugene Lee Yang and Abe Forman- Greenwald, and senior business analyst Mallory Wang was held at UC San Diego for the 16th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (held annually by Pacific Arts Movement). The panel, moderated by actress and internet personality Anna Akana, […]
New media, especially platforms like YouTube, WordPress, and Instagram, have redefined the entertainment industry and have allowed even the average person to create and distribute their art. Ten years ago, being a Blogger, YouTuber, Vine-famous, or even “big on Instagram” weren’t credible past-times, much less viable careers. Now in 2015, PewDiePie has earned $12 million dollars last year playing video games […]
Ashly Perez sat down with Kollaboration SF Staff Member, Layla Yu, to talk about the importance of representation for Asian-Americans in the media, working at BuzzFeed, and insecurities. Perez hosted Kollaboration San Francisco’s 6th annual Artist Showcase held at the Memorial Theater in San Francisco on October 10, 2015. Watch all 3 parts of this […]
Anna Akana is everywhere. Well, not literally. However, Anna figuratively has an egg in a lot of baskets. While she’s mostly known for her hilarious and thought-provoking YouTube channel, Anna has also appeared in feature films like Ant-Man, and Hello, My Name is Doris, and has had roles on television shows like MTV’s Awkward, and […]
Aziz Ansari Covers Drake, Kimora Lee Reads Sherman Alexie, Eugene Lee Yang with Silver Hair: Asian-American Instagram
Selfies, food, sceneries, pets, and other life tidbits. What do you know, our favourite Asian-American celebrities are just like the rest of us. Take a look at our weekly round-up for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their fascinating lives.