Private Project

Other

Other is the story of two half-Chinese sisters forced to work together to save their late father’s American dream. As they experience daily racial comments about their ethnic ambiguity, they discover a way to own their identity and heal.

  • Jay Arcansalin
    Director
  • Mandie Cheung
    Writer
  • Samantha Jean
    Producer
  • Mandie Cheung
    Producer
  • Jay Arcansalin
    Producer
  • Benjamin Dunn
    Producer
  • Chadwick Hopson
    Producer
  • Brian Flaccus
    Producer
  • Samantha Jean
    Key Cast
    "Grace"
    Beyond Skyline
  • Mandie Cheung
    Key Cast
    "Jenna "
    Alex & Jamie
  • Alex Laya
    Director Of Photography
  • Samantha Jean
    Composer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Alexa Mini
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Mixed Asian Media Film Festival (MAM)
    Los Angeles
    United States
    September 15, 2021
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection - Narrative Shorts
  • Silicon Valley Asian Pacific Film Fest
    Silicon Valley
    United States
    October 1, 2021
    Official Selection
  • San Diego Movie Awards
    San Diego
    United States
    September 29, 2021
    Best Drama Short
  • Sherman Oaks Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 14, 2021
    Los Angeles Premier
    Audience Award / Official Selection
  • Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    November 15, 2021
    Australian Premier
    Official Selection / Finalist
  • Sydney Multicultural Film Awards
    Sydney
    Australia
    October 31, 2021
    Australian Premier
    Finalist
  • World Film Carnival - Singapore
    Singapore
    Singapore
    September 24, 2021
    Singapore Premier
    Best Actress - Samantha Jean
  • CineAsian Films

    United States
    December 31, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Milan Gold Awards
    Milan
    Italy
    December 31, 2021
    Italian World Premiere
    Best Actress - Samantha Jean
  • New York Movie Awards
    New York
    United States
    December 31, 2021
    Best Actress - Samantha Jean
  • Paris International Film Awards
    Paris
    France
    November 30, 2021
    France Premiere
    Finalist
  • Paris Cinema Awards
    Paris
    France
    November 30, 2021
    Best Actress - Samantha Jean
  • London Lift-Off Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2022
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Jay Arcansalin

Jay is a Filipino-American writer/director/DOP whose work spans from music videos to documentaries and narrative. He has a BS is digital cinema from Utah Valley University. Jay loves working with diverse talent and is an advocate for telling underrepresented stories.

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