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Join award-winning filmmaker Christopher Au on a discussion about the making of American dramedy short-form scripted series BULGE BRACKET.


Judy Lei (Host)

Judy Lei is an actor/writer/producer/director born and raised in Chinatown and Brooklyn, NY. She is working to finish THE WORLD'S GREATEST, her first narrative feature film based on her solo show of the same title. In her past life, she was the Festival Director for the Asian American International Film Festival. She loves Pikachu... maybe a little too much.

Christopher Au

Christopher Au is an award-winning filmmaker and digital media leader. As a commercial producer and director, Chris won an Emmy for his work with Fox Sports Net. His first narrative project, the short-form episodic series BULGE BRACKET, was selected for the IFP Project Forum in 2019. In digital media, Chris served for many years as Head of Business Development for the iBrands group at AOL (now Verizon Media), overseeing strategic partnerships and distribution initiatives for its portfolio of media brands including TechCrunch, Engadget, Autoblog, Moviefone, Style Me Pretty, MAKERS and others. He graduated with film and business degrees from Yale and NYU, respectively.

Jessika Van 

Jessika Van stars as Cathy Lee in the short-form series BULGE BRACKET. Her breakout role was recurring as Becca, Queen of the Asian Mafia, in MTV’s AWKWARD, followed by recurring roles in The CW’s THE MESSENGERS, CBS’s RUSH HOUR, and the titular role in HBO’s short film LUNA. Her feature film credits include a standout lead role in the Sundance premiere SEOUL SEARCHING, Paramount’s THE GAMBLER, and Twentieth Century Fox’s MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES. She was awarded Best Actress for her work in the 2013 short films PAPER LOTUS and REUNION by the Los Angeles Movie Awards and Asians on Film Festival respectively. Jessika is also a bilingual singer-songwriter and classically-trained musician, and can be seen internationally in Chinese language projects.

Feodor Chin

Feodor Chin is an actor, writer, and comedian from San Francisco, CA. As an actor, he was classically trained at UCLA, the American Conservatory Theater, and has studied with renowned acting coach, Larry Moss. He is a performer on the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater house Maude team, Jumpman. TV credits include BIG LITTLE LIES, GOOD TROUBLE, MEDICAL POLICE, LETHAL WEAPON, WEIRD CITY, JANE THE VIRGIN, THE AFFAIR, SPEECHLESS, LOPEZ, NEW GIRL, and Cartoon Network's REGULAR SHOW. He is also the voice of Zenyatta and Lee Sin in the hit video games, Overwatch and League of Legends. He was a performer for the ABC Discovers Talent Showcase and a writer for the CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase.

Lanny Joon

Lanny Joon began his career on stage in NYC with Off Off Broadway shows such as "The Dispute," "Transfigured," and "Take Me Out" (Addison, TX). After completing the film WEST 32ND in 2007, Lanny made his way back home to Los Angeles to begin his work in film and television, making guest appearances in shows such as THE BIG BANG THEORY, SWAT, AND HAWAI’I FIVE-O, to name a few. He also starred in the film BABY DRIVER as the character JD.