Asian Pacific American Film

Website: Asian Pacific American Film
Reference: Letter of Recommendation (Z.Lai – Associate Director)
Reference: Letter of Recommendation (D. Sanae – Vice-Chair)
Program Guide:
Support Letter/2016

The mission of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival is to bring attention to the creative output from Asian Pacific American (APA) communities and encourage the artistic development of APA films in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.


AREA OF MANAGEMENT: Festival Management + Development
* Planned and executed all programs ensuring a high standard of event production
* Created, executed, and managed the organization’s  development funding strategy
* Raised need production funding for Script2Screen Contest

* Created, executed, and managed the organization’s outreach program
* Created, executed, and managed the annual marketing and promotional calendar
* Created, executed, and managed the social/digital media marketing strategy
* Created, executed, and managed cross organizational educational programming

Educational Programming Examples
Festival Education / Cross Collaboration Education

* Raised entire budget through government and corporate funding
* Increase government funding from $0 to $7,000 to $17,000
* Increased social media engagement for a consistent net gain
* Created and executed programming at various Asian Embassies
* Raised funds for filmmaker travel stipends