“Lumina,” an online-only series produced with Hollywood-level quality by an Asian American, Asian Canadian and plain ol’ Asian cast and crew in Hong Kong, is set to debut on the Web on Tuesday, September 8 with a double-episode, and I for one can’t wait to check it out.
In case you haven’t heard about it, here’s an earlier post about “Lumina.”
The series is written and directed by Jennifer Thym, an Asian American who’s a longtime expat, living in Hong Kong. From what I’ve seen of her vision, I think “Lumina” has the cross-cultural potential to make a splash on the international filmmaking scene. Who knows, maybe the webcast will lead to a major studio production. That would be a new way for a filmmaker to break into the Hollywood ranks.
Here’s what Thym says in a press release about the debut: Continue reading