Marina Viscun sat down with Tiffany Frances to discuss her Hello From Taiwan journey, what it means to be an Asian American storyteller, and why she chose the medium of filmmaking.
Author Marina Viscun
Marina Viscun is a double-Telly winning producer (Big Voice, Journey to Safety), writer (Seeds, Dress Blues), and director (Last Night, Reverse). Her projects through Pingvin Productions focus on socially conscious themes (LGBTQ+, cancer, military family, domestic violence, etc.) often addressed from an uncommon perspective. She is also former Head of Production at Pulse Films US, Producer with Caviar LA, a US Navy veteran, and a trilingual (Russian, Romanian, English).
This sibling bond is why Summer 1993 is such a powerful film for me. It presents familial love in a meaningful, heartfelt, yet peaceful way: its lazy summery way of being, the innocence of childhood, the life lessons that stay with you for the rest of your life—all wrapped in an unhurried developing narrative; more an observation, or even an impression.