Breaking into Hollywood: A Conversation with Asian American Creatives, April 7 from 8-9pm ET

Monday, April 5, 2021
Poster image

Join us for a conversation with distinguished Duke Asian American alumni in Hollywood on Wednesday, April 7, 8pm-9pm ET. Hear from panelists working across the entertainment industry, as they share their career paths, creative processes, and experiences at the intersection of representation, race and storytelling. 

Register here: Breaking Into Hollywood Registration

The panel will feature:

  • Emmy-nominated writer/director Geeta V. Patel ’98 (The Great, The Mindy Project, Fresh Off The Boat
  • Actor Angela Zhou ’14 (Promising Young Woman, Hell on Wheels)
  • Filmmaker King Lu ’15 (From June to July)
  • Vice President of Marketing Strategy, Funimation/Sony Pictures Television Wenny Katzenstein MBA ’03
  • Moderated by Daniel Kim ’21, aspiring screenwriter/filmmaker in the StudioDuke program and recipient of the Benenson Award in the Arts and Janet B. Chiang Grant for his screenplay, Hollywood Asian 

Presented by Duke Asian American & Diaspora Studies (AADS)Duke Asian Alumni Alliance (DAAA)Duke Entertainment, Media, & Arts Network (DEMAN)Cinematic ArtsDuke ArtsDukeCreateDuke in LADuke Global EducationDuke Undergraduate Certificate in East Asian Studies, and Fuqua’s Media, Entertainment & Sports (MES) Club.

Our Duke alumni affinity groups (DAAADBADUHLAADuke LGBTQ+ Network) and Duke Atlanta released a joint statement of solidarity supporting our Asian and Asian-American communities. Review the statement here