EvanLeong

New York City

Shoot Films. Not People.

Experience

  • Filmmaker
    LA, NYC, SF
    Arowana Films
    2010-Present
    Segment Producer, MTV NEWS
    mtvnews.com

    Documentary Director/Producer/Cinematographer/Editor
    • 1040: Christianity in the New Asia (2009) TRT:72mins
    A feature length documentary exploring the explosion of Christianity in the regions between 10 and 40 degrees north latitude on the Easter Hemisphere.
    www.1040movie.com
    • Census PSA 2010
    A Census PSA encouraging the youth of Asian America to fill out their Census forms.
    • Empowering Communities: Asian Law Caucus in Action (2010) TRT:13:15
    A brief history as well as the modern workings of the Asian Law Caucus.
    • Him Mark Lai: The People’s Historian (2005) TRT:26:40
    Aired nationally on PBS, this documentary creates an artistic perspective into the world-renowned pioneer Chinese American historian Him Mark Lai.
    • BLT Genesis (2003) TRT:26:40
    Nationally broadcast and funded by MTV films, this documentary follows the journey about the making of the independent film BETTER LUCK TOMORROW.

    1999-Present Arowana Films Los Angeles, CA
    Short form video Director/Producer/Editor
    • Music Videos
    Last Trumpet performed by Lyrics Born featuring Lateef the Truthspeaker
    Bad Dreams performed by Lyrics Born
    Western performed by Far East Movement
    Round Round performed by Far East Movement (Fast and Furious 3)
    Satisfaction performed by Far East Movement (Finishing the Game)
    Work Bounce performed by Far East Movement
    Yum Dom Cha performed by Jin the MC
    Hands Up performed by Estairy featuring Equipto



    Feature Film Credits
    • 2007 Finishing the Game: Co-Producer, post production coordinator, 2nd unit director
    • 2006 Fast and Furious 3: Tokyo Drift: assistant to Director
    • 2000 Better Luck Tomorrow: Assistant Editor
    1997-2002 University of California, Los Angles CA
    • B.A. Asian American Studies

Education

  • B.A. Asian American Studies
    Los Angeles, CA
    University of California, Los Angeles