Programs

Our Programs

Seven unique programs to empower AAPI Communities in Southern California.

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You can discover which ACMA program suits you best, whether you are an aspiring filmmaker, a community changemaker, a supporter of our AAPI folks that we have the honor of sharing.

Asian Voices

Asian Voices Television Series incrediblyrespecially


Asian Voices is an award-winning, nationally broadcast short form documentary television series that spotlights the Asian Pacific Islander American experiences.

This includes inspiring stories of people, community organizations, art and cultural events. Select episodes are available to stream on YouTube.

Asian Voices Radio Podcast incrediblyrespecially


Asian Voices Radio was created to explore the difficult social and cultural issues that affect AAPI communities.

New episodes are released every Tuesday at 10 AM (PST). Visit AsianVoicesRadio.com to listen, or search us on your favorite streaming service.

Youth Programs

Take One Vocational Media Training & Internship Program incrediblyrespecially


This Take One program is an annual vocational media training and internship program provided to aspiring filmmakers in Southern California.

Take One Media Arts & Sciences Program provide vocational hands-on media production and digital marketing skills for aspiring filmmakers and storytellers in the underserved communities.

Take One Fellowship Program incrediblyrespecially


ACMA Fellowship offers opportunity for Take One graduates to produce their own short films as well as mentorship by industry professionals.

Up to two graduates are selected from the Take One Program to continue their work as advocates and young professionals.

Take Nine AAPI Virtual Youth Film Festival incrediblyrespecially


Take 9 will be the only virtual youth film festival established specifically for aspiring filmmakers ages 18-25 years.

Our film festival is currently in development. Please check back soon for more information, or subscribe to our newsletter to be notified.

Community Empowerment

Asian Pacific Community Connection incrediblyrespecially


ACMA hosts APCC SoCal, a free online business directory dedicated to the Asian Pacific American businesses and cultural events in Southern California.

AAPI businesses can join 800+ listings for legal services, dining, transportation, and more on APCC by emailing info@acmasocal.org for more information.

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E4Women in Media Speakers

E4Women & Youth Webinars incrediblyrespecially


ACMA offers two free, virtual webinar series focused on empowering AAPI Women and youth.

E4Women: An interactive live platform for sharing inspiring success stories of Asian women in media who have had to overcome gender inequality, cultural barriers and even racial issues.

Youth Webinars: For each webinar, ACMA invites a special guest panel to discuss a variety of topics ranging from activism in media to career readiness and film/creator workshops.