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Two Asians in America, Killing it in Hollywood

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Burbank, CA – April 22, 2019 – Some associations are more serendipitous than others and for Mohit Soni and Chang Park their first meeting blossomed into an enduring friendship,resulting in award-winning work collaborations. Together, they’re killing it in Hollywood.

“I first met Chang on the set of the music video “Aliens” he was directing for Dynamine,” said Soni. “We work extremely well together. We just seem to instinctively know what the other person’s vision is for the projects we’ve worked together on.”

Soni is a producer from Rajasthan, India, and Park is a South Korean director from Southern California. Their most recent project is “Bridging Colors” that’s streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime to the UK, U.S., Germany and Japan.

The short film is the story of an artist that must learn to see the world differently when he becomes color blind. It was a passion project for both of them in honor of a mutual friend and designed to bring awareness about color blindness and its effects.

“Mohit is always a passionate and intelligent producer,” said Park. “When I first told him about this story, he totally agreed with my opinion and supported my plan. He knows me very well and I don’t have to tell him what I want on set. He already knows my concerns and takes care of it – he’s a genuinely nice guy that’s kind to the cast and crew.”

After “Aliens,” they teamed up again on “Saving the World,” a music video for Nessa Rica. Soni reciprocated, bringing Park on board for his short film “Hinjews” and Park immediately asked Soni to join him on “Bridging Colors,” a project that’s already earned numerous awards at film festivals.

Park holds a Bachelor’s degree in filmmaking from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles and Soni received his BFA degree in filmmaking from the New York Film Academy. As a producer, it also helps that Soni has a background in commerce and entrepreneurship. He has an interest in history, costumes and views every project as a new adventure. They both have more than 30 productions to their credit in multiple genres.

Soni and Park have each separately worked on more than 30 projects in multiple genres and viewevery project as a new adventure.“Film producing is fun, it can be an intimidating task, and it will test you in every way possible.You need to be a multitasker, a people person and a problem solver.”

“It’s fun to put all the puzzle pieces together,” continued Soni. “You have to deal with a lot of different personalities and you’ll hear lots of “no” before you get a “yes.” Nothing is more rewarding than when I see the script and all the hard work come together on the screen.”

Soni has carried that passion to every production company with which he’s worked, that includes a number of high-profile companies that include Dynamic Features, Warner Bros. Studio, Adobe, Pernel Media, Planet C Studios, Emblem Entertainment, and Lifetime TV to name a few. Currently working with Dynamic Features, he has upcoming projects with Ox Films, Paramore Entertainment and he’s working with prestigious model agencies.

His award-winning projects run the gamut from horror and drama to comedy and period pieces, some of which touch upon controversial subjects. Among his highly-acclaimed projects are “Hinjews,” “Wild Nights with Emily,” and “Loss of Grace” to be released later in 2019,along with “Blood & Water” now in post-production. His credits also include music videos encompassing “IshqNashila” and “Coco.”

Park’s list of credits is equally impressive. He’s won numerous national and international awards for his work that includes the short “The Script,” the feature “Look Back,” the documentaries “Dancing High in LA” and the “Dream Project.” He’s currently working on “The Walk” that’s in pre-production.

There are three basic criteria Soni looks at when deciding whether a project is right – writing, the filmmakers, and financing.

“The quality of the script is crucial,” said Soni. “If the writing isn’t strong, the film won’t be successful. I don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money if the script isn’t solid. Next are the filmmakers involved. If they’re hard to work with, you’re going to regret it no matter how great the script is. Then there’s financing and budget. If the money isn’t there, the film is going to suffer. And I follow Murphy’s Law – anything that can go wrong, will.” Soni and Park have proven to be a cinematic dynamic duo when it comes to filmmaking and both only become stronger with each project they work on whether it’s together or independently. That fortuitous meeting on the set of “Aliens” could almost be described as karma. It was the meeting of two great minds that really are killing it in Hollywood.

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Luke Bryan Jokes That Katy Perry is ‘Jealous’ of Orlando Bloom’s “Man Crush” on him.

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Luke Bryan also quipped that Katy Perry hadn’t been much help in preparing to host his Las Vegas residency.

Katy Perry better watch her return on Valentine’s Day because Luke Bryan could be on the way to stealing her heart!

Bryan made fun of his close friendship with Orlando Bloom, Perry’s fiance, on the morning show Good Morning America Monday, saying that he thinks his co-worker American Idol judge, might be jealous.

“Even in the years, the two of us have an even more enjoyable friendship and a wonderful friendship,” her country star 45-year-old stated. “And we all know she’s kind of unhappy because she thinks Orlando could admire me.”

Perry is 37 and has been engaged to a Lord of the Rings actor in the role of Bryan, 45, since January 2019. The two have a daughter of 18 months, Daisy Dove. But that does not mean that he and Bryan have a strained relationship.

“Orlando was in Nashville, and I planned all the outdoor activities for him,” she told GMA. “So, I and Orlando, our love is very strong. Our love is solid.”

As he gets ready to begin his Las Vegas residency at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas that begins next Friday, Bryan admitted that he’s sought advice from Perry to get advice but hasn’t found it helpful.

“She does not help me in any way,” he joked. “She does it like…anything Katy does, she always sends things to increase anxiety. She’s like, ‘Wow, big stage. Get ready. Wow. Prepare yourself for dry, smoky air from Las Vegas.’ I’m like, ‘Katy…'”

“Firework” singer “Firework” singer announced their residency known as Play at the same venue in December. It will be launching a second instalment in March. Bryan, as well as Bryan will also be appearing as a couple on the forthcoming Season 20 episode of American Idol, which will begin in February. 27.

Bryan previously said to PEOPLE that he’s been enjoying being a part of Perry’s motherhood journey while they work on their show together.

“It’s incredible to be together in the presence of Katy as she watches her grow up to be mother-to-be and a mom”, The “Up” artist said about his fellow judge in February. “Sometimes, she’ll FaceTime Orlando and her daughter Daisy during breaks. So, I’ll be able to say, “Hi.'”

“But watching Katy become motherly is gorgeous to see,” he continued. “I have never doubted that she’d be an amazing mother.”

He also recently explained to PEOPLE what the public would likely see during his next residency. He plans to split his show into segments that resemble his career path, including stages that span from stadiums to spring Break or farm shows and the occasional acoustic performances.

“When you in the capital of entertainment in all of the earth, then you shouldn’t climb up and lay eggs.” the actor said. “I’m going to go out and give the energy, provide the entertainment. I believe that in Vegas, I’ve been able to be comfortable in my way in a free spirit, as well as being right now. I would say that in Vegas, it’s possible to enjoy that bit more than the conservative music markets across the nation.”

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