|Residence||San Francisco, California|
|Occupation||Director, producer, filmmaker|
Originally from Manila, Asuncion attended Ateneo De Manila Grade School and High School. He started his career by being an assistant production designer for television commercials under the tutelage of Gayl Vicente doing work for clients such as Johnson's Baby Powder, Hallmark cards, and San Miguel Beer. He also did production design work on a music video for the artist Jaya and then was appointed as Art Director and food stylist for the now-defunct Taste Magazine, a culinary magazine.
He currently resides in San Francisco.
What's The T?
The film features Cassandra Cass, Nya Ampon, Rakash Armani, Vi Le, and Mia Tu Mutch. The ladies featured in What’s the T? show the success and happiness for which all transgender women can aspire. After numerous interviews with potential cast members, Asuncion selected these particular ladies because of their stories that dispel the world’s misconceptions about life as lived by transgender women. Film staff representation is handled by Ostrow and Company, while the film is distributed by Eye Films Releasing.
All proceeds from the premiere of the film went to Trans: Thrive, a non-profit clinic for transgender women in San Francisco, under the Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition against HIV and AIDS.
The film has been an official selection of several film festivals including the Vegas Indie Film Fest, SoHo International Film Festival, Pensacola Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Cinema Diverse Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Palm Springs, Asians on Film Festival in Hollywood, and Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco. The film was voted Festival Favorite Cinema Diverse at the Palm Springs LGBT International Film Festival.
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