It came down to a simple decision that we need more diversity on screen.
And that’s all it takes, is to say, “There’s an Asian guy here, throw the Asian on camera.” 2. So when people said they liked me, I was like “” Because I was always made to believe that I’m just like white people, only I looked different, which disqualified me for a lot of things, like being in the spotlight and in front of the camera. These days, you don’t produce things to just creatively masturbate.
Famous filmmakers such as Kim Ki Duk (a favorite at film festivals) and Park Chan-wook (whose popular ) in particular have benefited from increased attention from international audiences.
These directors have helped raise awareness of a number of celebrity women from Korea.
It wasn’t because I was a good actor, or that I was funny on screen.
But now I get to control the voice of the piece, while being the face of the piece. I’m not quite aware of this success people talk about until people recognize me on the street. You devise a project as a statement, and it’s there for the public to digest and discuss.
With an internet video, you instead conceive them to be part of an ongoing conversation. Right now is the first time in history where there is a rebuttal to a one-sided argument, and Buzz Feed is at the forefront of this wave, of young creatives being able to represent themselves in the way without fear of repercussion that could be violent. I’m always shocked at how little we are represented on film and TV. Most Asian Americans, like myself, as a child, did not see either supply or demand of Asians on television.
Look, we’re just going to say it: Eugene Lee Yang is freaking awesome.
On a recent trip to Buzz Feed’s LA headquarters, Kollaboration got to spend an hour with the one and only Eugene.
The injury may have halted her schedule, especially on S. S’ upcoming live broadcasting activities and outdoor filming.