Gary Chong is a commercial director/scriptwriter and founder of his own production studio, garychongstudios. His work has been featured prominently on new media and television transmission outlets. He has produced short films, commercials and videos for clients such as Ferrari, Dumex, TalentCorp, IJM land, Chevrolet and many others.
His personal work also has gained recognition, in terms of the acquisition of 18 film and video awards and nominations in the past 2 years and one of his short films was even nominated for the ‘Anugerah Gemilang Cipta’ award at the 24th Malaysian Film Festival. He also has garnered multiple academic awards and nominations with his recent nomination for “Best Postgraduate Studies Student in Mixed Mode/Coursework Arts 2013 by Universiti Sains Malaysia”.
He also is a Filmmaking workshop speaker and has conducted workshops in the area of filmmaking for the Malaysian Association of Creativity and Innovation (MACRI). He has conducted workshops on a national level in Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Sabah.
He also has been engaged to speak at the 2013 London Film and Media Conference in the University of London, Bedford Way.
Currently, he is also lecturing in Taylor’s Lakeside University under the American Degree Programme, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as he believes knowledge procured through research into the variables surrounding the film and media landscape adds a significant increase in the quality of his company’s production output. This is to ensure that garychongstudios is capable of not only being relevant, but at the cutting edge of the industry to make every clients’ video stand out in a sea of oversaturation of media.
In this podcast, Garry is sharing his secrets of success, inspirational stories on how he knows that Film making is his passion
and he started to make a living from it and the most important things is the steps to know that own your passion is here in this podcast.