Corey is an independent producer, writer, producers rep, festival and programming/acquisitions consultant. He is an EP of the Oscar® nominated, Emmy-winning film LAST DAY OF FREEDOM; consulting producer of the doc DEFENDER (2017); producer of the drama THE LAND HAS EYES (Fiji-USA, 2004-2005; Sundance; PBS, official Oscar® submission from Fiji); producer of the short doc BEYOND THE TEAM (USA, 2012, Frameline); producer/co-writer of THE GATHERING PLACE, a drama in development set in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Hawaii. He is also in development as creator/producer of a dramatic series set in Shanghai, and an Asia-Pacific Ocean culinary doc series, and has consulted on over 15 international documentaries, features and television programs that have screened globally. The former director of the San Francisco Int’l Asian American FF (CAAMFest) and former IFFCON director of special projects (international co-production packaging), Corey has also worked with many media producers, distributors, festivals/juries including: media & film network ABS-CBN International (Philippines/US); ArcLight/Pacific Theatres (US); Frameline (US); OutFest (US); Regent/Here! Releasing (US); Shaw Media (Hong Kong); HAF (Hong Kong-Asia Film Forum); PPP (Busan FF co-prod market, S. Korea); DGFK e.v. Arts Foundation (Berlin); Forum des Images (Paris), SF Film Society/SFIFF, Larsen Assoc PR.
Films by Corey Tong
Artist Frank Wong’s exquisitely detailed dioramas of the Chinatown of his childhood serve as portals to the past in a rapidly changing San Francisco.