<![CDATA[Pin Young - News]]>Thu, 09 Sep 2021 04:14:35 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[News Feed]]>Sun, 18 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMThttp://pinyoung.com/news/news
  • Paid Original Content Creator as a founding creator ​for an exciting new app coming August 17th!
  • I Will Make You Mine had its in-theatre screening at Lumiere Music Hall in Los Angeles. It is also available to stream on Amazon Videos and Paramount. Look for Pin in the funeral scene!
  • Starred in staged reading for Gumiho, a new play by Nina Ki, directed by Ovation-nominee Jully Lee. Played Janette and Nancy.
  • The Candle And The Curse had its red carpet premiere at Park Cinemas in Paso Robles. Pin was delighted to answer questions at the Q&A panel after the screening. 
  • Principal for Wizer Training video.
  • Supporting Role as Yuan in Starcrossed audiodrama podcast. Also voiced Talia and Child.
  • Supporting Role in The Little Bird.
  • Principal in commercial for Osmo. 
  • Principal recurring in several commercials for QuoteWizard and SmartFinancial. 
  • *Guest on The Asian Highway podcast, Season 5 Episode 5. 
  • Lead in Upgrade Now!, a radio-drama on The Radiograph
  • Series Regular in Coronaville. Web series in post-production. 
  • Supporting Role as Crazy Iwo on SAG feature film, The Candle & The Curse. Film premiering in March 2021.
  • Principal voiceover part in animated series Plan B.
  • Featured in Strayer University national commercial, first aired 4/13/2020
  • *Principal in Lucky Day commercial
  • *Guest on Spark My Interest podcast, episode 24. 
  • *Guest Star on 25 Words or Less on FOX, Episode 1.19
  • *Featured Principal Role as Dr. Shen in Together, which has won numerous awards on the festival circuit. 
  • *Cast Member for the LA|NU Showcase 2017, featuring LA's talented Northwestern University alumni. 
  • *Recurring Role in Season 2 of That's What She Said, directed by Vicky Luu, Executive Producer of Superstore.  
  • *Principal, recurring role as cellist Su Kim in "Targets and Goals" and "Communications", produced by Golden Era Productions.
  • *Principal role as an improv percussionist in a V8 V-Fusion viral ad campaign.
  • *Guest star role on Season 6, Episode 4 of Operation Repo. The episode premiered on February 15th. Watch for reruns of the episode on truTV!
  • *National TV spot for the Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel promo trailer. 
  • *Lead role as a Chinese foreign exchange student in a dark comedic film, "Foreign Exchange Student", produced by LmacTV. 
  • *The High Tower has received the following awards & recognitions on the festival circuit so far: Best Foreign Language Film (Bare Bones Festival 2009), Aloha Accolade Award for Excellence in Filmmaking (2009 Honolulu International Film Festival), Official Finalist (Las Vegas International Film Festival). Official Selection (Buffalo Niagara Film Festival).
  • *Lead role as Sheila the Witch in the short comedic film, "Boomer's Day Off," inspired by the Left 4 Dead video game. Due to popular demand, it became a 4-part miniseries. Pin appears in parts 2 and 4. Watch Part 1 here.
  • *Supporting role as graphic designer Adriane in the SAG short comedy "Because You Deserve It", produced by Minscoth Productions. The film is currently being submitted to film festivals.*Both screenings of Mozlym in San Diego in February reached maximum capacity, and people were turned away at the door. Pin is grateful for the mass numbers of people that attended and enjoyed answering questions at the cast/crew panel following the screenings.
  • *Mozlym has been accepted into the International Film Festival Thailand (July 2009), International Film Festival Egypt (April 2009), and the British Film Festival Los Angeles (May 2009).
  • *./shutdown , the popular web comedy series in which Pin starred as lesbian geek girl Hally, will most likely not be producing a second season due to budgetary constraints. Pin is disappointed in the cancellation, as she thoroughly enjoyed playing and developing Hally as a character, but she is looking forward to pursuing other roles now that her schedule is more free. If you missed the series, you can still watch it online on the Kill9 websiteVeoh, or YouTube.
  • *The High Tower premiered at the Chinese American Film Festival. Pin attended the red carpet opening ceremony at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Hollywood on November 3rd. The film also screened in San Diego on November 23rd. Read about "The High Tower" in a San Diego Union Tribune article.
  • *Mozlym screened at the prestigious Cairo International Film Festival in the Feature Digital Film category and received a lot of attention from the Egyptian media as the only U.S. film accepted in the category. The Cairo International Film Festival is an "A" Festival, on par with the Cannes, Berlin, and Tokyo film festivals.
  • *Dancer/Partier in the music video of "Not A Love Song" for the band Uh Huh Her. Watch the video premiere on MTV. (You can see Pin to the left of Leisha Hailey at around -2:53.) Video produced by Draw Pictures.
  • *Lead role as the Prince in London, Her Witch, and Her Wardrobe, produced by X for the San Diego 48 Hour Film Project.
  • *Final Round won the Star Award for Independent Drama over 30 minutes and Necessary Measures won the Creative Achievement Award for Independent Drama under 30 minutes at the El Cajon Video and Film Festival.
  • *./shutdown , the weekly web comedy series in which Pin stars as lesbian geek girl Hally, has reached over 1 million views and has been watched in 136 countries across all 6 continents (Antarctica excluded). The series is currently on hiatus. Season Two is in pre-production and is slated to premiere (along with a brand new website design!) in Winter 2009. If you haven't watched the series yet, see it from the beginning! Choose a resolution: Veoh YouTube
  • *Supporting role as a translator for the Triads (Chinese mafia) in the film The High Tower, produced by Grey Sand Entertainment. Check out these links to print, radio, and tv shows featuring The High Tower.
  • *Supporting role in the short film "misconception". Director Jeremy Root had seen various projects that Pin has done and liked her work. He sent her his script and offered her the role. The film is currently being submitted to festivals.
  • *Mozlymthe feature film in which Pin plays a large supporting role as a devout Muslim, Chinese-Malaysian college girl, won Audience Favorite Honorable Mention at the Riverside International Film Festival. The film is produced by Scimitar Productions and will eventually be released on television and DVD in the U.S. and Great Britain. Read an article about the film from InFocus.
  • *Foreboding , in which Pin plays the female lead as the wife of a jealous husband, was one of the three Best Drama films at the Imperial Beach International Film Festival and won Second Place in the Student Drama division at the El Cajon Video and Film Festival.
  • *Lead role in Perched!, produced by DivX for the San Diego 48 Hour Film Project. Pin was one of the writers and music supervisors for this film as well as for Overtime, the other film DivX produced for the festival. (The cast and crew of 16 people completed 2 films!) Perched! won the Audience Choice Award for its screening group and was chosen as one of 12 "Best of San Diego" films.
  • *Was a judge for the Del Mar TV Idol 2007 competition.
  • *Lead role of Hally in the new internet comedy series, ./shutdown.
  • *Drink Ella's Riddle, a digital non-sync film, is currently in post production. Pin played a supporting role and played the violin on screen. She will be recording the violin track in the next couple of weeks.
  • *Booked supporting role of Linda for the Vahecc Productions feature film, Rapture.
  • *Performed The Towel Lady , a one-act, one-woman play, followed by a Q&A with the audience at the University Heights Arts Open.
  • *Principal role in a PSA for the Utility Consumers Action Network. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PSA.
  • *Booked lead role in a UCSD student film (shoot dates TBD). Will be a 30-minute comedic/improvisatory adventure film.
  • *Shot a commercial for Qualcomm and was a model for the IMOD and MediaFLO print campaigns. See Pin in one of the business commercials here and view the IMOD and MediaFLO brochures.
  • *Photo shoot for the new TV series, Girl America.
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