72 Hour Shoot Out Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month With Its Special Fridays Project

Special Fridays Project: Three Special Videos May 15, May 22, May 29!


May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – A celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island). Click here for more info.

72 Hour Shootout – The 72 Hour Shootout is a global filmmaking competition for everyone from novices to established filmmakers. Every year, registration opens online in March and the Film Lab runs a series of workshops between March and June, free for registrants, to teach basic filmmaking skills and help people network and form teams. – More  Shoot Out info if you click here.

Asian American Film Lab AKA The Lab – A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion and support of gender and ethnic parity in film and television programming. “Through our public programming, 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition and in-house entertainment production arm, AAFL-TV, we ensure that stories and voices too often silenced in mainstream media are heard, not just as whispers, but as shouts to the world.” Click here for more info.

Three Videos

May 15


May 22


May 29

Gregg W. Morris can be reached at gregghc@comcast.net and profgreggwmorris@gmail.com