The event is hosted by Kore Asian Media
Jon M Chu, John Cho and Sandra Oh will be honored at Kore Asian Media’s 2018 Unforgettable Gala.
Hosted by Kore Asian Media, the 17th annual Unforgettable Gala marks the longest-running awards show for Asian Americans in entertainment.
For 2018, the show has created gender-neutral categories for its honorees.
Oh, who became the first Asian woman to be nominated for a Lead Actress Emmy, will be honored with the Actor in Television award for her role in Killing Eve.
Cho will be recognized in the Film category for Searching and Jon M Chu will receive Director Honors for Crazy Rich Asians.
The cast of Crazy Rich Asians will be recognized in a category of its own with the Vanguard award.
“This annual gathering is a chance for our community to celebrate the success and progress we’ve made this year — in TV, film, culture, sports and beyond,” Kore Asian Media publisher James Ryu said Monday in a statement.
“We are thrilled to recognize the honorees and all the hard work they’ve done to pave the way for generations to come.”
The Unforgettable Gala will be held on 8 December at the Beverly Hilton. The list of honorees announced so far isL
Actor in Television: Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Actor in Film: John Cho, Searching
Breakout in Television: Manny Jacinto, The Good Place
Director: Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians
Vanguard: Crazy Rich Asians cast
Changemaker: Tan France, Queer Eye
Culture – Social Justice: Amanda Nguyen, Rise founder
Culture – Lifestyle: Ben Baller, celebrity jeweler
Athlete on Another Level: Naomi Osaka, U.S. Open winner
Culture Ambassador: Livi Zheng, Bali: Beats of Paradise
Digital Influencer: Cassey Ho, Blogilates