Production stills from the landmark Asian American production, Lotusland
(1991). This unconventional pilot for the first TV series featuring
Asian American characters was written and produced by Art Nomura and
John Esaki. Along with director Walt Louie, they created a world
inhabited by authentic contemporary Asian Americans living in Southern
California. The production included a stellar cast of established and
emerging minority talent including Amy Hill, Roger Aaron Brown, Geoff
Rivas, Joey Miyashima, Jeff Yuen, James Lesure, and many others.
Recipient of a Gold Award for Best Pilot from the Houston Worldfest.