The Linsider Podcast discusses the entertainment industry from a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective.
Dwain Worrell on building his career in Hollywood. How he initially started writing in China after college and the story of his first break into Hollywood. Jason Lin and Dwain Worrell share a conversation about storytelling, how we can turn our passion into craft and hone craft into a career. Dwain's first produced script was THE WALL directed by Doug Liman and starring John Cena and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Ryky Tran Burrfection
Ryky Tran on breaking into and working in Hollywood and ultimately why he left and how he created his YouTube channel Burrfection, a knife centric channel. Jason Lin and Ryky Tran share a conversation about Hollywood and the unique challenges Asians need to overcome in the industry and how we can work to change things.
Zao Wang on working across US and China and why he's passionate about telling personal stories and the importance of putting in the work day in and day out. Jason Lin and Zao Wang share a conversation about what it means to come from a family of filmmakers (third generation), the key to longevity in the entertainment industry and figuring out ways to overcome being pigeonholed.
Jamie Lai on working across Asia and the US and why she's passionate about bridgebuilding and elevating Asian / Asian American stories and narratives. Jason Lin and Jamie Lai share a conversation about the journey of moving to Asia as a young adult, uncovering great stories from around the world that can stand out and finding ways to overcome the barriers of language and culture.
Paget Kaget on fulfilling your creative spirit and just doing while embracing flaws and challenges. Jason Lin and Paget Kagy have a conversation about the journey into writing, acting and producing. What it means to be Asian American today and why we should celebrate all the different paths to discover how we express our creativity.
Kenny Leu on the journey of acting and storytelling. Jason Lin and Kenny Leu have a conversation about the journey into acting and what representation means to Kenny. Kenny discusses how being present has lead to incredible opportunities and shares a difficult and healing family moment.