AACC Guest: Kaitlyn Yang

At nine, Yang emigrated to the U.S. from China and was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, which leaves her wheelchair-bound. A graduate of USC’s animation program, Yang founded her own post-production company, Alpha Studios, in 2013 and has more than 40 credits to her name, including “Robot Chicken” and “Falling Skies.”

Forbes Magazine

Website: https://www.alphastudios.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaitlyny/

AACC Panel Time Location
UP NEXT: Finding Next-Gen Asian American Talent 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

For the complete AACC Schedule click here.

AACC Guest: Tamlyn Tomita

Just as she’s graced the screen, Tamlyn graces Pacific Media Expo as a guest of Asian American Culture Con. As one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the world in 1991, the Filipino-Japanese American Actress has more than 100 film credits to her name with feature titles such as:

  • Allegra Aoki in The Good Doctor
  • Tamiko Watanabe in The Man in the High Castle
  • Noshiko Yukimura in Teen Wolf
  • Judge Carol Morrow in How to Get Away with Murder
  • Agent Shana Rollins in NCIS: Los Angeles
  • Ms. Suzuki in True Blood
  • Dr. Alice Crawford in Bones
  • Julia Chang in Glee
  • Dr. Ellen Yu in Days of our Lives
  • Miwako Nishizawa in Law & Order: LA
  • Jun Kazama in Tekken
  • Ishi Nakamura in Heroes
  • Kim Anderson/Kim Yamazaki in Eureka!
  • Giselle in General Hospital
  • Shen Xiaoyi in Stargate SG-1
  • Janet Tokada in The Day After Tomorrow
  • Jenny Dodge in 24
  • Waverly in the Joy Luck Club
  • Kumiko in the Karate Kid II
  • and so much more!
AACC Panel Time Location
BACK WHEN: Classics of Asian American Cinema 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

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AACC Guest: Ryan Potter

Who is Ryan Potter? Harry Potter’s distant cousin? No! He is “Beast Boy” on Titans. He is “Hiro” on Big Hero 6. He is “Mike Fukanaga” on Supah Ninjas. He is an actor, director, martial artist, and a photographer.

And can you guess? He’s here at PMX2018 as an Industry Guest for the Asian American Culture Con!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3994407

AACC Panel Time Location
UP NEXT: Finding Next-Gen Asian American Talent 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

For the complete AACC Schedule click here.

AACC Guest: Shelby Rabara

As a Filipina American Actress, Shelby Rabara is best known for her roles in Steven Universe, Me and My Grandma, Goliath, Awkward, and 17 Again. Shelby and her fellow actors won Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series from BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award for their roles in Steven Universe.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1821351/

AACC Panel Time Location
STEVEN UNIVERSE: The Most Asian American Show on TV 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM MAIN EVENTS, BRAND BALLROOM

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AACC Guest: Peter Tieryas

Peter Tieryas is an Asian-American writer. He is the author of Watering Heaven, Bald New World, and United States of Japan. He attended the University of California Berkeley. Tieryas is a Lead Character Technical Director at Sony Pictures Imageworks and has worked at LucasArts as both a technical artist and technical writer.Many of his stories involve the American Dream, conflicted identity in dystopian futures, and strange romance amidst culture clash.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Tieryas

https://tieryas.wordpress.com

AACC Panel Time Location
WRITING THE FUTURE: Asian Americans in Science Fiction 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

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AACC: Linda Lamontagne

Everyone at one point or another has known a work by Linda Lamontagne! As a casting director of over 70 titles, Linda has won multiple awards and nominations from the Casting Society of America for her works in:

  • BoJack Horseman
  • Robot Chicken
  • Family Guy
  • American Dad!
  • SuperMansion
  • Skylanders Academy
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • Ben 10
  • Astro Boy
  • We Bare Bears
  • Coraline
  • Cybill
  • Rosanne
  • and much more!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0483705/

AACC Panel Time Location
UP NEXT: Finding Next-Gen Asian American Talent 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

For the complete AACC Schedule click here.

AACC Guest: Will S. Choi

This man is Asian AF. Just kidding! Will is the creator of the hit comedy shows “Asian AF” and “Scarlett Johansson Presents” at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles & New York.

Asian AF spotlights the best Asian American actors, stand-up comedians, improvisers, sketch performers, musicians, storytellers, and more. The show has been featured on several news sites such as NBC News, ABC News, LA Times, New York Times, SCPR, Google, ATTN, Splitsider, Indiewire, and many more. Notable guests include Margaret Cho, Ken Jeong, Randall Park, Aparna Nancherla, Ronny Chieng, Kelly Marie Tran, Manny Jacinto, Jameela Jamil, Awkwafina, Jimmy O. Yang, Lana Condor, Kelvin Yu, Leonardo Nam, Jon M. Chu, Hudson Yang, Hayden Szeto, Sheng Wang, Joel Kim Booster, Nico Santos, Kulap Vilaysack, Asif Ali, Michele Selene Ang, Alex Shibutani, Brent Weinbach, Simu Liu, Sherry Cola, JR de Guzman, Sujata Day, Lewis Tan, Suzy Nakamura, Kelly Hu, Nik Dodani, Dante Basco, Nimesh Patel, Bowen Yang, Amy Hill, Lilan Bowden, and Eugene Cordero.

https://www.asianafshow.com/

http://www.willschoi.com

AACC Panel Time Location
UP NEXT: Finding Next-Gen Asian American Talent 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

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AACC Guest: Lynn Chen

The talented actress is most famously known for her roles in Saving Face, Growing Nowhere, Silicon Valley, Nice Girls Crew, Lakeview Terrace. Lynn has also set the unofficial record of 5 concurrent movie roles at the 28th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Her works have been featured at other film festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, and SXSW.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1187181/

AACC Panel Time Location
BACK WHEN: Classics of Asian American Cinema 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM LP1, GLENDALE BALLROOM 1-3

For the complete AACC Schedule click here.