Who We Are

Based in San Diego, ACMA reaches throughout the entire Southern California region to support its filmmakers and storytellers, as well as highlight the people, organizations, and events that create positive change within the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

We offer various programs including media training, webinars, a podcast series, a cultural television series, community webinars, and an online business directory for AAPI business owners. Through these programs, we aim to bring a voice of unity for everyone in our community.

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Recent News

2021 ACMA Award Nominations Now Open

ACMA invites its community members to nominate Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders and changemakers. This year, there are seven different categories for which individuals or organizations can be nominated. Category topics include Cultural Awareness, Community Outreach, and Media (Television, Film, Online and Print Media) to name a few. Please visit our nomination page for more information.

ACMA Films Showing in OC Film Fiesta

Our films “Dim Sum Dating” and “Butterfly” will be featured for a limited time in the OC Film Fiesta!
With other amazing stories under the ‘Asian American Short Films’ category, our two films depict the unique experiences shared by Asian Americans nationwide. Be sure to register and watch these outstanding films by some of our Take One Alumni by CLICKING HERE.

Our Projects to Stand Against Hate & Injustice

Stand Against Hatred

This is a PSA video against hatred in the United States produced in collaboration with Asian Culture and Media Alliance (ACMA) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) featuring community activists and leaders of Asian American and multicultural civil rights organizations including The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and NAACP. ​

Virus of Hate in America

Asian Culture & Media Alliance is in the process of producing a documentary film to bring awareness to the significant rise in acts of hate and discrimination toward Asian Americans that began in 2020.  To achieve this, we hope to provide first hand-accounts, an exploration of systemic racism, and a closer look the role of the COVID-19 pandemic in relation to hate incidents against Asian Americans.

Stand Against Injustice

Georgia signed legislation that would make it illegal to provide food, water, or any “gifts” to voters waiting in line. Help spread awareness about the injustices that are blatantly affecting our communities and our neighbors—enacted by those in positions of power. #StandAgainstInjustice

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Explore Our Programs

As part of our mission, Asian Culture & Media Alliance offers 5 signature programs to empower Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers, leaders, and businesses. Find out how you can become part of our next program bel0w.

Asian Voices Cultural Television Series

Asian Voices Radio Podcast

Take 9 AAPI Youth Film Festival

Take One Vocational Media Training & Internship Program

Take One Fellowship

Asian Pacific Community Connection

E4Women & Youth Webinars

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