UH West O‘ahu and ACM present actor and director Justin Chon

Chon to discuss career and creative influences at Creative Media Masters Series event

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 689-2604
Public Info Officer, University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Posted: Apr 17, 2015

Justin Chon
Justin Chon

The University of Hawaiʻi Academy for Creative Media System together with the University of Hawaiʻi – West O‘ahu will host a Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring Actor and Director Justin Chon. The Masters Series is part of UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media concentration and aims to increase student understanding of the art and business of content creation. All presentations are free and open to students, faculty, and the public.

Actor and Director Justin Chon, Thursday, April 30, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

UH West Oʻahu Library ‘Uluʻulu Exhibition Space, First Floor

Hollywood Actor and Director Justin Chon will discuss his career and creative influences followed by a question and answer session with UH West Oʻahu students.

Justin Chon is best known as Jeff Chang, the star of 21 and Over, with fans also recognizing him from The Twilight Saga, frequent television appearances, and a constant presence on YouTube, often with his buddy, Kev Jumba. A southern California native, Justin Chon’s career began in 2005 when he acted in the acclaimed TV series Jack & Bobby, then as Peter Wu in the Disney Channel film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior and as Tony Lee in the Nickelodeon sitcom Just Jordan. Chon has also starred, produced and directed two films in Hawaiʻi, Hang Loose and Man Up. He recently starred in Revenge of the Green Dragons, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Chon’s latest film, Seoul Searching, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

For more information about the UH West Oʻahu Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring Justin Chon, contact UHWO Creative Media Coordinator Sharla Hanaoka at shanaoka@hawaii.edu or Academy for Creative Media System Director Chris Lee at cpl@hawaii.edu.

UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media program is offered in partnership with the UH Academy for Creative Media System that supports and coordinates the creative media studies efforts among the UH campuses. Taking advantage of the system-wide approach, UH West Oʻahu’s program enables students to develop unique skill sets at the community colleges and transfer seamlessly to UH West Oʻahu for continued scholarship and professional development.

Established in 1976, the University of Hawaiʻi - West O‘ahu offers quality education, small classes and personalized attention with academic programs that emphasize the exploration of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies. UH West O‘ahu serves approximately 2,700 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus that opened in the City of Kapolei in 2012. For more information, visit www.uhwo.hawaii.edu, call (808) 689-2800 or toll-free (866) 299-8656. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.