Kelvin Han Yee and Margarita Pidgeon Guest on Eye on Entertainment at the 2011 LAAPFF

Yee Is Featured in Christine Yoo’s “Wedding Palace” which Premiered on Friday, April 29 at the Directors Guild of America and Is the Chief of Police on the CBS Series “Hawaii Five-O”
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May 29, 2011 - PRLog -- Dawna Lee Heising of Eye on Entertainment interviewed classically-trained actor Kelvin Han Yee and Margarita Pidgeon at the premiere of Christine Yoo’s WEDDING PALACE at the 2011 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) on Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Directors Guild of America (DGA).  WEDDING PALACE is a romantic comedy directed by Christine Yoo.  The film was written by Yoo and Robert Gardner, and stars Brian Tee, Margaret Cho, Hye-jeong Kang, Steve Park and Kelvin Han Yee.

A San Francisco native, Kelvin Han Yee began his career as a company member at the American Conservatory Theater. A classically-trained actor, Kelvin was the first Asian American actor to join Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Other theater credits include Berkeley Repertory Theater, Boston's Huntington Theater, San Jose Stage and Los Angeles' East West Players and Lodestone Ensemble. An ex-bouncer and skilled martial artist, Kelvin's bad guy persona has played out on screen in an array of characters, both lawful and criminal. Not just limited to "tough guys", Kelvin also draws upon his comedy and improvisation background which is illustrated in roles on Chuck, Entourage, Accidentally On Purpose, Curb Your Enthusiasm and the Nick Swardson comedy BORN TO BE A STAR. Kelvin lives with his wife Margarita Pidgeon and English bulldog "Louie" in Southern California.  Pidgeon is a leading hair stylist on movie sets, and has worked on Fast Five, Matrix Revolutions, Knight and Day and many other films.  To see the EOE interview with Kelvin Han Yee and Margarita Pidgeon, please visit:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_h8C_m-h-M



Yee recently landed the role of Chief of Police on the television series Hawaii Five-0.  Check out the Hawaii Five-0 community forum and vote for “Kelvin Han Yee as New Governor on Hawaii Five-0”: http://www.cbs.com/forum/posts/list/156778.page#3655424

Visual Communications (VC), the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, held the 27th edition of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 28 - May 7, 2011 at the Director’s Guild of America (DGA), Laemmle’s Sunset 5 Theatres, and the CGV Cinemas located in Koreatown.  As Southern California’s largest and most prestigious film festival of its kind, the LAAPFF launched the celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month through the 2011 slate of 180 films from both Asian Pacific American and Asian international directors from 20 countries.  Over the past 27 years, the Festival has presented over 3400 films and shorts by Asian American and Asian international artists.  This year, 32 feature films and 148 shorts were showcased throughout the 10-day fest.

About the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival presented by Visual Communications is the Southland’s premier showcase for the best and brightest of Asian Pacific cinema.  Since 1983, the Film Festival has presented over 3400 films and videos by Asian international and Asian American artists, and additionally features seminars and panels, in-person guest appearances, and filmmaker awards.  For more information, please visit:  www.vconline.org/festival or contact Visual Communications at (213) 680-4462 x68 or Eseel Borlasa at:  eborlasa@tcdm-associates.com

About Visual Communications
Visual Communications (VC), the nation's premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, was established in 1970. The organization has established a lengthy track record of pioneering achievements in producing, presenting, and preserving more honest and accurate representations of Asian and Pacific Islander communities in America. Visual Communications is also recognized as an incubator of emerging Asian Pacific American cinematic talent. The organization's works have been exhibited in numerous venues and broadcast outlets around the world.  The mission of Visual Communications is to promote intercultural understanding through the creation, presentation, preservation and support of media works by and about Asian Pacific Americans.

About Eye on Entertainment
"Eye on Entertainment", a division of Eye on Excellence™ Productions, is broadcast twice weekly on Time Warner Cable on the West coast and through Cox, Comcast and Verizon on the East coast.  The EOE team covers entertainment and music events, film festivals, red carpets and award shows, and features interviews with successful people in all walks of life, exploring the traits they have in common. Dawna Lee Heising, EOE executive producer and host, is a member of SAG & AFTRA, has earned an MBA and PhD and was Ms. World 2008.   The EOE team includes Linda Maxwell and Chris Leist of Time Warner Cable, producer/editor John Cox, producer Jerry Moore, director Steve Van Wormer, cinematographer/editor Jeremy Yorba, graphic designer Mark Schrimmer, guest host Stan Goodrich, music director Richard Myles and Dawna’s manager Matt Chassin (matt@mattsmarketing.com).  Please visit http://www.eyeonentertainment.tv and  http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3148014

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"Eye on Entertainment", a division of Eye on Excellence™ Productions, is aired twice weekly on Time Warner Cable in Southern California and on Cox, Comcast and Verizon in Washington DC.
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