Pat Lau and Don Miller served as staff member at Visual Communications, the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center shortly after the organization received the first of two grants from the U.S. Department of Education to develop film productions that could be utilized as part of the local elementary and middle-school curriculum. The pair produced the Visual Communications multi-media program MR. TANI; as a solo artist, Lau directed, in collaboration with artist Glen Iwasaki, the VC animated short THE JOURNEY.
Films by Pat Lau and Don Miller
Tony, an active ten-year-old Chinese immigrant, describes adjusting to an American school. Tony describes his first impressions of "strange new classrooms", as the film journeys with him through Los Angeles.