Sunday, February 27, 2011

Asian|Boston TV Broadcast Premiere on Sunday, April 24th!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MYTV NEW ENGLAND STUDIOS ANNOUNCES NEW ASIAN|BOSTON TV SHOW

Asian|Boston TV will begin its first season with a broadcast premiere on Sunday, April 24th at noon.

Boston, MA | Manchester, NH (February 25, 2011) – MyTV New England Studios and Asian|Boston Media Group today announced a new broadcast show Asian|Boston TV (AB|TV).

Asian|Boston TV will offer audiences a unique and positive look at every aspect of the Asian community. The show will highlight Asian businesses utilizing a branded entertainment model which allows for the business to be integrated tightly into the content of the show itself.

In addition, any Asian business that participates in the TV show has the ability to further their return on investment by also having a TV commercial produced which can run in tandem during the broadcast season. There will be a segment called “A|B Business Spotlight” in which co-hosts will visit and feature our local Asian owned businesses.

Asian|Boston TV (youtube.com/asianbostontv) is part of a larger portfolio from Asian|Boston Media Group. Additional media outlets include: AsianBoston Radio (blogtalkradio.com/abradio), and website (asianboston.com). Also, Asian|Boston Casting & Media, AB|CM, is the licensed casting agency, and the first for the northeast to focus on aspiring Asian models, actors and entertainers to hire for print, TV commercials and film campaigns.

Asian|Boston Media Group will be coming out of development with another project which will highlight short films and the filmmakers who produce them. The Asian|Boston 3 Minute Film Project will be open to everyone, but the goal is to grow the project into a premiere film festival with a possible competition.

Asian|Boston Media Group is the first multi-media company for the entire Asian Community of New England and New York City, with an ever-growing national/international interest. Contact Leo Anthony with show, press and TV advertising inquiries. 617-275-4249

MyTV New England Studios is the broadcast leader in branded entertainment. The TV channel is a major broadcaster that reaches approximately 7 million viewers. Contact Christopher C. Murphy, Film and TV Development Executive at MyTV New England Studios with audience, press and TV advertising inquiries. 603-553-3203

Monday, February 21, 2011

Open To All: Songwriters and Composers! Asian|Boston Media Group

Hi Everyone!

As you know, Asian|Boston Media Group, and our AB|TV division, is in collaboration with a major television station to broadcast our upcoming shows! Our first AB|TV season planned, 13 episodes, will be AB Business Spotlight, in which our co-hosts will visit and feature our local Asian owned businesses. We are preparing to go into production soon.

AB|TV is now seeking songwriters/composers to create jingles for the show, and are currently accepting submissions. Your jingle can be used for the intro, outro, or background, depending on the situation.

There will be stipends available, and your work will get the proper credits, and this will also give your work exposure on a major TV network.

If you have any questions, or need to get a sense of the show in order to create your jingle, please contact Angel Lak at angel@asianboston.com.

Thank you so much.

Leo Anthony
617.275.4249

Open To All: Screenwriters and Scriptwriters for AB|TV and A|B 3MIN Film Project!

Hi Everyone!

As you know, Asian|Boston Media Group, and our AB|TV division, is in collaboration with a major television station to broadcast our upcoming shows! We also have our 3MIN Film Project gearing up for production, and other projects ready for the near future.

We are seeking screenwriters and scriptwriters to be on hand for current and future projects. There will be stipends available, and your work will be credited accordingly.

If you are interested in being a contract or freelance writer for Asian|Boston, or if you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Angel Lak at angel@asianboston.com.

Thank you so much.

Leo Anthony
617.275.4249

Announcing the Asian|Boston 3 Minute Film Project!

Hi Everyone!

To All Professional, Amateur and First-Time Filmmakers! We are now accepting submissions for our Asian|Boston 3 Minute Film Project!

We have created this venue to provide an accessible starting point for those who have always wanted to do this, but never had the means or chance. Even though this project is open for everyone, it's especially built to encourage more Asians to become involved in the film industry. Our goal is to see to this entire A|B 3min Film Project grow and culminate into an Asian|Boston film festival or competition accordingly. Sincerely, A|B Family.

The following are some of the guidelines:
The projects need to have at least one Asian involved, actor, producer, director, etc, but do not have to be related to Asian topics
Submission can be any type of genre: Screenplay, music, documentary, animation, commercial, etc.

Professional quality not needed.
Up to two locations for shooting allowed.
Video Length: 2 minutes minimum, 3 minutes maximum.
$50 submission fee for self-produced projects.
Videos will be showcased on our "Asian|Boston 3 minute Film Project" broadcast monthly on our AB|TV show on MyTV, and on our Asian|Boston website!

We are taking submissions from now until the end of year.
Video format: Please contact us for further details.
How to submit video: Please contact us for further details.

IMPORTANT:
If you are an actor, director, producer, etc., with no set project, we can help you get involved with another 3min Film Project in need of your services.
If you are an individual with just an idea, our crew can help make your idea come true.
If you are in need of our services for your project, our AB|Production team will assist you (cost to be determined on how involved it is), or help create your entire video starting at $300. Additional costs will depend on script, talent, locations, etc.

Please contact Angel Lak at angel@asianboston.com for entry form and further details.

Thank you, and see you on TV!

Leo Anthony
617.275.4249

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Asian|Boston: Asian Model Casting Call for China Fashion Companies and Designers!


Model: Sonia, Photo By: waiting for confirmation

Special Asian Model Casting Call for China Fashion Companies and Designers!

Hi Everyone!

This casting call will be held on Sunday, February 27th, from 1-4pm, at the Asian|Boston Media Group office, 90 Tyler Street, Suite 14B, Boston, MA 02111.

(We are located in Boston's Chinatown close to the Orange Line (Chinatown and Tufts stops) and Red Line (Downtown Crossing and South Station) and Green Line (Boylston). We encourage the T, but if you drive, parking is your responsibility...please be watchful of parking signs. In contrast to a popular misconception, there are actually 5 parking lots in or close to Chinatown. Shopper's Garage, 40 Beach St, is a great deal. You can park for $2 per hour for three hours, $6 total, as long as you buy something and ask/receive (show parking ticket) a voucher in the participating shops in Chinatown with blue signs shown in window).

Asian Female Models fitting the following criteria are encouraged to attend.

1. Live in the greater Boston area.
2. Are between the ages of 18-26 years old.
3. No height requirement.
4. Dress size, no larger than 4

The casting call is for a select group of fashion manufacturers and designers in China wishing to hire models from the US for their print, catalog and advertising campaigns. Please note: All jobs for this will be shot in Boston. You will not have to travel to China.

At the casting call, you will need to bring one photo or comp card to leave behind, and your portfolio (not to be left behind). Please note: You do not need to have a portfolio to attend this casting call.

If you plan on attending the casting call, you need to pre-register by sending an email no later than February 25th to leo@asianboston.com

In the subject line of your email you must put 'Going to Asian Model casting call' and in the message section put your:
1. Full name
2. City where you live
3. Age
4. Dress size
5. If you have a portfolio or not.
6. That you will bring a photo or comp card to leave behind.

Thank you so much!

Leo Anthony
617.275.4249

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Audition Feb 15th for Asian Female Co-Hosts and Female Cantonese Speaker/Actor

Hi Everyone!

As you know, we are looking for 13 Asian females to co-host our upcoming first season of Asian|Boston Television, and we will be holding our casting at Stadium on Tuesday, Feb 15th, 7-9pm.

We are also holding an audition for a female Cantonese speaker/actor for our A|B 3min Film Project.

Please feel free to forward this audition notice to any Asian female friends who may be interested in the co-host gig or Cantonese speaking/acting role for the film project.

Casting Details:
Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: Stadium Bar and Grill
2nd Floor
232 Old Colony Avenue
South Boston, MA.
SOUTH BOSTON LOCATION
617.269.5100

Plenty of Free Parking on Old Colony Avenue, and the Stadium is convenient to Andrew Station on the Red Line.

The Stadium is a nice place, so if you bring guests, they are welcome to come and wait for you downstairs in the bar/restaurant and enjoy the good food and drinks!

PLEASE BE PROFESSIONAL...No Guests Upstairs at the audition.

Please bring a head shot or picture with you and reply to angel@asianboston.com with your phone number and let me know if you are attending.

Hope to see u all there!

Angel Lak
AB|TV
206.370.0392