It’s hard to ignore the striking oddity when a Caucasian plays the lead role in a film set in Asia or about Asians. This was the controversial topic of conversation at a Lunch Plenary titled #OscarSoWhite and Whitewashing in Hollywood. Hosted by KABC News Anchor David Ono and featuring three speakers- Janet Yang (Hollywood producer), … Continue reading Hollywood Whitewashing Not as Big of a Deal in Asia?
This past May, PCA produced and launched Ultra Mobile’s first in-language TV commercial for the Chinese American market. The TV spot was part of an effort to draw attention to the telecom company’s mobile plans that include unlimited international calling and texting to China (including Hong Kong). The TV spot is a playfully animated piece … Continue reading Ultra’s First TV Commercial for Chinese Americans
Lunar New Year has many other names- Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, and in 2016 the Year of the Monkey. While many people observing this holiday may be hazy about when the party actually begins(since it changes every year), they’re perfectly clear about the traditional do’s and don’t’s during the 2+ week-period, because it could … Continue reading Chinese New Year Taboos- What NOT to do