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ACM Films in Festivals

2015

Hawaii International Film Festival:
EMPTY SPACES directed by Erin Lau
THIS IS KASSIAN directed by Elliana Moore
B9 directed by Keiko Sugihara
GREEN directed by Tiana Kono
SEA OF STRANGERS directed by Akane Kashiwazaki
SID directed by Josh Almario
SHANGHAI ARTS AND LETTERS directed by Xin Mingya & Avree Ito-Fujita

2014

Hawaii International Film Festival:
DELETE directed by Reynolds Lee Barney
DAY PASS directed by Erin Lau
BICYCLE directed by Jake Nowicki
CHICHADEE directed by Avree Ito-Fujita
N. KING directed by Kali Kasashima
WINTER FOR THE MAY QUEEN directed by Paisley Mares
LE'AHI directed by Robert Chuck
FISH IN WATER directed by Grace Lim
THE ROCKIN DEAD directed by James Ishizaki
NEVERLAND directed by Zhang Ye
SHANGHAI LIGHTS directed by Zhou Chunjun & Gabrielle Faaiuaaso
SUMMER IN SHANGHAI directed by Robert Chuck

2013

Hawaii International Film Festival:
NO MORE ALOHA directed by Alexander Bocchieri
SO I DECIDED (DAKARA BOU WA) directed by Marie Iwasaki
LITTLE GIRL'S WAR CRY directed by Erin Lau
NOT UNTIL THE FAT LADY SINGS directed by Krystal Javier
BLUEPRINTS FOR LIFE directed by Sherwin Acidera
KOA 'OHANA directed by Erin Lau
TOOTHFAIRY directed by Jingjing Mao

2012

Hawaii International Film Festival:
KAE directed by Lana Dang
MINDSET directed by Barney Reynolds
WILL BECOME WAVES directed by Jason Kaneshiro
KINE DINING directed by Richard Dang
EMILY AT 2:30 directed by Kristin Kouke
ION NINJAS directed by Alex Bocchieri
TWO UGLY BIRDS directed by Allsion Le
KA PUA directed by Erin Lau
TLAMICTIHQUETL, THE HUNTER directed by Zimran Lucero
SHANGHAI MARKET directed by Kristin Kouke, Erin Lau, Zheng Yi Shi, & Jeff Leong

2011

Hawaii International Film Festival:
PA'AHANA directed by Lana Dang
FLAT directed by Alexander Bocchieri
SKIN THERAPY directed by Drew Snyder
MUSUBI MAN directed by Paul Higa
THEURGY FOR THE SOUL directed by Nick Ower
THE SWEEPSTAKES directed by Jamie Poliahu
THE REASON directed by Chadwick Shimomura
HUKI ULUA directed by Lana Dang
DESTINY, FORTUNE, LOVE directed by Laurie Arakaki, Cai Huihui, & Jason Kaneshiro

2010

Shanghai International Film Festival SMART EXCHANGE::
BORN IN HAWAII directed b Paulo Kobayashi
SCRAMBLED EGGS directed by Jamie Peak
A NEW DAY directed by Jeremy Johnson
TOWN VS COUNTRY directed by Pablo Paz
GUITAR HERO directed by Marshall Wu
YESN?S GROCERY directed by 'Aina Paikai & Pan "Gloris" Huijia
JIXIANG JUNCTION
directed by Kevyn Fong & Pan "Gloris" Huijia

Pipeline Underground Film Festival
SEALY directed by Michelle Jericho Poppler

Hawaii International Film Festival:
FROM A DEAD STOP directed by Jason Kaneshiro
TOWN VS COUNTRY directed by Pablo Paz
STUCK directed by Jamie Peak
AIKEA directed by James Joshua Goodson
ILLUMINATE directed by Angie Lee
YEUN'S GROCERY directed by Aina Paika, & Gloria Pan
A SUMMER, A BOY, AND A CRAB directed by Marshall Wu, Paulo Kobayashi, & Oscar Zhang

2009

Shanghai International Film Festival SMART EXCHANGE::
LI HING MUI, LILIKOI & LYCHEE directed b Lauren Cheape
KLEPTOHOLIC directed by Pablo Paz
THE LAST DELIVERY directed by Robert Omura
BEAUTY BRAWL directed by Kevyn Fong
WATCH YOUR TONGUE directed by Nasser Marghalanir
BETTER CITY BETTER LIFE directed by Ark Fang Ran Mu, Zhou Wei, Robert Omura

Hawaii International Film Festival:
LULU directed by Brittany Itsuno
LIVE TONIGHT directed by 'Aina Paikai
WATCH YOUR TONGUE directed by Nasser Marghalani
FLOWERS, CHOCOLATES & CANDLELIT DINNERS directed by Priscilla Stafford
LI HING MUI, LILIKOI & LYCHEE directed b Lauren Cheape
DOG & CAT directed by Robert Omura
JIXIANG JUNCTION directed by Kevyn Fong & Pan "Gloris" Huijia


2008


Riverside International Film Festival:
ATONEMENT directed by Seong Whang
MY BROTHER'S KEEPER directed by Russell Blanchard

VC Filmfest-Los Angles Asian Pacific American Film Festival:
ATONEMENT directed by Seong Whang
FIRST IMPRESSIONS directed by Jeremiah Tayao

Shanghai International Film Festival SMART EXCHANGE::
CATCHING CHASE directed by JAY HANAMURA
FRESH LENSES directed by Crystal Chen
IT HAPPENED ONE AFTERNOON directed by Russell Blanchard
JUST LIKE THAT directed by Nasser Marghalani
MATALASI directed by Dana Ledoux Miller
YAMANOTE LINE directed by Ark Fang Ran Mu

Festac:
MATALASI directed by Dana Ledoux Miller

Beijing Film Academy:
CATCHING CHASE directed by Jay Hanamura

Pacific Islands Film Festival:
HONG KONG LAYOVER directed by Henry Mochida
MATALASI directed by Dana Ledoux Miller
THE MONKEYBOY FEVER directed by Dana Neves

Hawaii International Film Festival:
RAIN directed by Thomas Takemoto-Chock
RED DIRT directed by Moner Sadurai
JUST LIKE THAT directed by Nasser Marghalani
THE HOLLOW directed by Dana Ledoux Miller
GOEN DAMD (5 Yen Coin) directed by Yayoi Ikezaki
YAMANOTE LINE directed by Ark Fang Ran Mu
BLOOD COLONY directed by Jacob Holocomb
FRESH LENSES directed by Crystal Chen
IT HAPPENED ONE AFTERNOON directed by Russell Blanchard
BETTER CITY, BETTER LIFE directed by Ark Fang Ran Mu, Zhou Wei, Robert Omura

2007

VC Filmfest - Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga
CHOPSTICKS directed by Henry Mochida
DAO directed by Jay Hubert

Pacifika and New York Asian American Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga

San Francisco Asian American Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga

WorldFest - Houston International Film Festival:
DAO directed by Jay Hubert - Gold Remi in 'College-Level Student Production' Award Category

Riverside International Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga
CHOPSTICKS directed by Henry Mochida
DAO directed by Jay Hubert

Shanghai International Film Festival SMART XCHANGE::
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga
FUN IN THE PARK directed by Tod Barnett
EVE directed by Brian Makanoa
A BIRTHDAY WITH GRANDPA directed by Russell Blanchard
CHOPSTICKS directed by Henry Mochida
DAO directed by Jay Hubert

CamboFest (Phnom Penh):
DAO directed by Jay Hubert
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert

DisOrient Oregon Asian American Film Festival:
DAO directed by Jay Hubert
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert
STILL directed by Jay Hubert

Big Island Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga
DAO directed by Jay Hubert

Hawaii International Film Festival:
ATONEMENT directed by Seong Whang
FIRST IMPRESSIONS directed by Jeremiah Tayao
HOME AGAIN directed by Joelle-Lyn Sarte
HONG KONG LAYOVER directed by Henry Mochida
MATALASI directed by Dana Ledoux Miller
MY BROTHER'S KEEPER directed by Russell Blanchard
THE MONKEYBOY FEVER directed by Dana Neves
SHIN directed by Jennifer Tokunaga

2006

Pacifika: New York Hawaiian Film Festival (NYHFF):
STAND FOR JUSTICE directed by Kelsey Chock (ACM 310 documentary project)
STEVE MA'I'I by Kaliko Palmiera
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 398 advance group project)

VC Filmfest - Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film Festival:
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
WAKE directed by ACM alumni Kevin Inouye (independent short film)

Atlanta Film Festival:
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 398 advance group project)

Olelo Youth XChange Video Competition:
PASSIVE VOICE directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 310 project) - winner of Expert Category

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival:
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project) - Gold Remi Award in 'Music - Short Film' Award Category

HPU 'Shorts on the Rocks' Film Festival:
ELEVATION directed by Seong Whang (ACM 398 advance group project) - Best Picture Award

Big Island Film Festival:
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 398 advance group project)- Best Hawaiian Short Award
WAITING TO SURFACE directed by Jason Ordenstein (ACM 398 advance group project)

Shanghai International Film Festival SMART XCHANGE:
STEVE MA'I'I directed by Kaliko Palmiera
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 398 advance group project)
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
STILL directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
ELEVATION directed by Seong Whang (ACM 398 advance group project)

Hawai'i International Film Festival and Hawai'inuiakea Film Festival:
FOLLOW THE LEADER directed by Ty Sanga
MY DAD'S STORY directed by Joelle-Lyn Satre
EVE directed by Brian Makanoa
SORE SHOULDERS AND ACHING JAW directed by Roger Nakamine
CHOPSTICKS directed by Henry Mochida
DAO directed by Jay Hubert - Hawaii Filmmaker's Special Jury Award

Southern Appalachian International Film Festival:
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga

2005

National Geographic Film Festival:
STEVE MA'I'I by Kaliko Palmiera

San Francisco Asian Pacific Film Festival:
THE TALE OF HAIKU JONES
by Kevin Inouye

VC Filmfest - Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival:

THE TALE OF HAIKU JONES by Kevin Inouye
GAME OVER by Andrew Ma

Hawai'i International Film Festival:
PLASTIC LEIS directed by Ty Sanga (ACM 398 advance group project)
WAITING TO SURFACE directed by Jason Ordenstein (ACM 398 advance group project)
ELEVATION directed by Seong Whang (ACM 398 advance group project)
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
PROMISE OF PARADISE directed by Renato Fontaine (ACM 310 project)
Three Independent short films by ACM students were also screened

Hawai'inuiakea Native Hawaiian Film Festival:
WAITING TO SURFACE directed by Jason Ordenstein (ACM 398 advance group project)
TUNNELS directed by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
PROMISE OF PARADISE directed by Renato Fontaine (ACM 310 project)
PIKO by Hyun Shin (independent short film)

Scion/Servco Car Commercials - Broadcast on Hawai'i Public Television:

3 commercials produced by 398 advanced production class:
SHOTDESIGNER directed by Thomas Chock
NIGHT RYDERS directed by Chrystal Jameson
INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER directred by Gabe Hoffken

2005 Mea No'eau Awards by AICP(Association of Independent Commercial Production):
SHOTDESIGNER directed by Thomas Chock
NIGHT RYDERS directed by Chrystal Jameson

2004

Hawai'i International Film Festival:
GEMINI'S EFFECT by Andrew Gregor (ACM 310 project)
STILL by Jay Hubert (ACM 310 project)
THE LEARNING PROCESS by Chrystal Jameson (ACM 310 project)
EVERY NIGHT SPENT ALONE by Christopher Yogi (ACM 310 project)
THE TALE OF HAIKU JONES by Kevin Inouye (ACM 310 project)
GAME OVER by Andrew Ma (ACM 310 project)
HUMBLE BEGINNINGS by Nelson Quan (ACM 310 project)
STEVE MA'I'I by Kaliko Palmiera (ACM 310 project)
DNIWER by Seong Whang (ACM 310 project)

STEVE MA'I'I by Kaliko Palmeira won Audience Award for Best Documentary.




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