With streaming services like Netflix producing Oscar-nominated masterpieces like Roma and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, what we are witnessing is a dismantling and changing of the guard in Hollywood that is on par with the end of the silent film era and the collapse of the studio system. In the meantime, Hollywood will continue to pump out franchise features and movie “events” to grab our attention and lure us out to the theaters.
Yesterday was an amazing experience at the AASLE (African American Student Leadership Experience) conference in DC. I participated in a discussion panel about being an Asian American creative and facilitated a workshop with students from all over the country. I left feeling so inspired and motivated!
Happy New Year!! I can’t believe Aesthetic Distance is in its 5th year now! I hope everyone had a wonderful, restful holiday. I know I did. And now I’m ready to get back in action. Here are a few events that I’ll be hosting or am involved in this month.
As 2018 comes to an end, I had a look back at everything I wrote, shot, podcasted, and collaborated on this year and boy did I have a lot of projects. I learned so much and met so many amazing people. My brand is constantly evolving to become more and more of a community and providing a perspective not often found in mainstream media. And I wrote A LOT of essays.