1st Annual Taiwanese American Film Festival in LA

ATTENTION ALL FILM LOVERS! The very 1st edition of the Taiwanese American Film Festival is finally here and will be held at the beautiful Downtown Independent in Downtown Los Angeles. Established by Taiwanese American Professionals of Los Angeles (TAP-LA) - This one-day festival will celebrate short films and media works by up and coming Taiwanese and Taiwanese American makers. Indulge in the Festival's highlights including -- an industry panel; an Awards Ceremony and a Closing Party. Along…

Taiwanese 7-Eleven to Open in Four U.S. Cities Early 2017

The Taiwanese American Dream ... is Coming True First, Din Tai Fung launches in the Bay Area this May. Then, Taiwanese-influenced supermarket 99 Ranch opens its first East Coast locations end of this year. And now, Taiwanese 7-Eleven open their first U.S. locations early next year!!! Right now, news is still early and only being reported in Taiwanese newspapers but confirmed cities include Los Angeles and NYC with a yet undetermined location in the Bay Area. Seattle, Chicago and Houston have…

Dinner with TAP in LA

Join Taiwanese American Professionals - Los Angeles (TAP-LA) on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM at Status Kuo in Mar Vista! David Kuo is a Taiwanese American chef and an LA native. This will be a small group dinner with the menu below served family style. Cost will be approximately $30. When e-mail RSVPs are finalized, we will confirm and collect payment via paypal. Seating will be limited. Facebook responses are not RSVPs. To ask questions or RSVP, e-mail: [email protected] Menu: Green…

Through the Eyes of Designer-Director Warren Fu

“Sorry I’m late!” my cousin Warren apologized when he showed up for our interview. “The Jimmy Fallon taping with Julian [Casablancas, lead singer of The Strokes] ran a little long.” I wish I could have that kind of excuse whenever I’m late to an engagement. This was, however, simply another day in the life of Warren Fu, director and designer. One of Warren's most notable designs is of General Grievous, the villain in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.  He also designed…

TAP Co-Presents “Au Revoir Taipei” at LA Asian Film Festival

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Directors Guild of America Address: 7920 Sunset Blvd (at Hayworth, One block west of Fairfax), West Hollywood, CA Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113585058667194 Taiwanese American Professionals in Los Angeles will be co-presenting "Au Revoir Taipei" at the opening of the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival! "AU REVOIR TAIPEI (Yi Ye Tai Bei)" (Taiwan/United States/Germany, 2010) Dir./Scr.: Arvin Chen In…