Sunday, June 3, 2018

TODAY 6/4/18 - Producer Jennifer Tung called in to KUCI 88.9fm to talk about her film, Dirty Bomb, showing at the 2018 Dances with Films film festival, the impact of the Porter Ranch gas leak on her life, and more

LISTEN to today's conversation with Jennifer Tung,
as we discuss Dirty Bomb, the impact of the
Porter Ranch gas leak on Jennifer's life, and more.

DIRTY BOMB, set against the Battle of the Bulge, depicts the true story of how Jewish concentration camp inmates sabotaged the development of Hitler's V2 Bomb at the cost of their lives. 

Signing his own death wish, a concentration camp prisoner sabotages the construction of the V-2 bomb against the Nazis, while American soldiers struggle to advance against the Germans. 

The film was produced by Jennifer Tung, Stefan Simon and Brian Kelly Jones. Executive producers include Peymaneh Rothstein, Emad Asfoury, and Robert Shaye. Mikael Sharafyan was the costume designer. The film's score was composed by Alan Derian (MADAME SECRETARY). 




WRITERS: Valerie McCaffrey

DIR: Valerie McCaffrey

PRODS: Jennifer Tung, Brian Kelly Jones, Stefan Simon, Bob Shaye, Scott Kim, Natalya Yonathan, Susan Printz

CAST: Ido Samuel, J. Michael Trautmann, Stefan Simon, Dallas Hart, Hunter Doohan, James Babson, Robert Arce, Connor Linnerooth, Matt Otstot, WIndy Hamilton, Tara Soojian 

Actress//Producer Jennifer Tung has worked in the film and television industry for more than 20 years and is best known for her roles in successful J.J Abrams Television series, "Alias" (2001-2006), working opposite Director Quentin Tarantino, and "Kung Pow, Enter the Fist" with Steve Oedekerk (2002). Jennifer has also appeared in episodes of many popular T.V. shows such as "Beverly Hills: 90210", "The Pretender", "E.R.", "NYPD Blue", "Charmed," among others. In addition, she has had roles in the feature films,"What Lies Beneath", and Star Trek: Insurrection".

She was Executive Producer of the multi- award winning short film, "Shadows and Light", as well as Producer, Social Media and Crowdfunding Organizer on such ambitious projects as "Harbinger Down" By Alec Gillis/Studio ADI and "The Yellow Feather", which have been, to date, the highest funded films in their categories in Kickstarter history. Her recent projects include producing three independent films, "The Black Gloves", "Remember the Sun", and "Dirty Bomb".

Ms. Tung is the youngest woman to be crowned Miss Chinatown USA at the age of 17 in 1991. She also served as Goodwill Ambassador, representing The Chinese Americans of the USA traveling throughout China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and abroad with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

The Porter Ranch Gas Leak and the impact on Jennifer's life
In October of 2015, Southern California saw the biggest gas leak in U.S. history, which drastically effected the thousands of residents of Porter Ranch and the surrounding areas. SoCal Gas claims there are no long term effects, but the people have continued to struggle daily. This is Jennifer Tung's story, a prominent member of the entertainment industry, and there are thousands of stories like hers. Watch the video, spread the word, call for ACTION. #PorterRanchGasLeakWATCH

Coming up May 8th 9:00am - Tom Seeman's forthcoming book, ANIMALS I WANT TO SEE: A Memoir of Growing Up in the Projects and Defying the Odds

LISTEN “When Tom Seeman told me the story of his childhood, I immediately said that he should write it all down and share it with the world....