Thank you National Bank for supporting Reel Asian’s Youth Programmes!

Did you know that last year at our festival, National Bank donated $1 for every bag of popcorn purchased? In total, National Bank contributed $500 through their One for Youth program, which will go towards Reel Asian’s Youth Initiatives such […]

Reel Asian celebrates AHM! Interview w/ Albert Zablan and Althea Balmes

Time for the final interview of our Asian Heritage Month School Tour filmmakers series. Last week I sat down to chat with Albert and Althea after dim sum and we covered everything from Deadliest Warrior, suman and of course their filmmaking experience […]

May is Asian Heritage Month!

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Individuals and organizations across the nation celebrate the history of Asian Canadians this month. Find out what Reel Asian is up to! May is Asian Heritage Month!  Join us and other individuals and community organizations in celebrating the long and […]

Asian moviemakers take on T24 challenge

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival was born out of a school assignment former Reel Asian Marketing/Industry/Events staff Henry Wong created 5 years ago. This festival focuses on and highlights work by young filmmakers between the ages of 14-28. The […]

The Hidden Intricacies of Collaborative Filmmaking

The following is a post by Unsung Voices filmmaker, Albert Zablan based on his experiences at the Canadian Spotlight screening. Hitchcock, Spielberg and Ozu; these names are often mentioned and revered in the world of film, and with great reason. […]

What to Watch at the 16th Reel Asian Film Festival?

I know trying to navigate a festival’s programme can be intimidating and it’s easier if someone can recommend you flicks based on specific preferences. Our staff members give their take on what films to choose based on different criteria. GALAS […]

Youth Summer Workshop update: News from the finish line

Jason Kim has just finished his first short film at our inaugural Youth Summer Video Production Workshop. He shares insight as our special guest blogger and resident Gangnam Style master. His psychological thriller Turn to Whistle will premiere at this […]