FRIDAY (8/16) – PANEL#2 (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

After Representation – The Influence & Responsibility of the Asian American Creator

MODERATOR: Dae Shik Kim Jr.

PANELISTS: Jason Y. Lee, Jen Ruggirello, Jiavani Linayao, Nirav Bhakta

We’ve just achieved great successes in Asian-American representation in the mainstream media. But what now? What are the roles, responsibilities, and perils facing Asian-American creators in a traditionally homogenous cultural media landscape? What responsibilities or opportunities do Asian-American creators have in particular, at this moment in time?