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Emily Ting

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Years active  2001–present
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Born  1980Taipei
Occupation  Director, scriptwriter and producer
Movies  It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong, Family Inc, The Kitchen
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Emily Ting is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She was born in Taipei, but later moved to Los Angeles with her family. Emily Ting graduated from the film/TV program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She created her first full-length feature film It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong in 2015.


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Early life and education

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Ting was born in Taipei in 1980, but later moved to Los Angles with her family when she was very young. She spent five years in Hong Kong during her 20s. After she graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Emily Ting worked in New York for serval years. In 2007, she returned to Hong Kong in order to run her family business.


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After graduation, Ting worked at the documentary distribution company Docurama in New York for several years where she then founded her film company Unbound Feet Productions at that time. Ting has already produced 10 movies and directed a few shorts and documentaries in her career. At the beginning of her career she focused on making documentaries. Her first feature-length documentary is What’s Love Got to Do with It? in 2002. She also made a documentary short entitled Reality Check in 2006,which is about college graduates facing unemployment.

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When Ting ran her family's business in Hong Kong,she made a documentary about her family business,which called Family Inc in 2008. It is a highly personal documentary, which is about how she gave up her filmmaking dream and returned home to help her father run a big toy manufacturing empire.

It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015) is the first feature-length film by Emily Ting, which received primarily good reviews and was shown at the Los Angeles Film Festival, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and the New York Asian Film Festival. This movie is based on Ting's story and inspired by Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation. The film is about a Chinese woman from Los Angeles who makes a business trip to Hong Kong, and has a romance with an American expat. They visit various parts of the city, from Lan Kwai Fong and Central to Chungking Mansions and Temple Street.It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong was also known for capturing Hong Kong’s vibrant nightlife.


Feature Films:

  • It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong 2015(Director Producer and Writer)
  • A Year and Change 2015 (Co-producer)
  • Man From Reno 2014 (Executive producer)
  • Land Ho! 2014 (Co-executive producer)
  • Pit Stop 2013 (Associate producer)
  • The Kitchen 2012 (Producer)
  • Family Inc. 2008 (Director Producer)
  • The Big Bad Swim 2006(Associate producer)
  • Shorts

  • The Ladder 2013 (Executive producer)
  • The Distance Between 2012 (Director)
  • Reality Check 2006 (Director and Producer)
  • One Night Stand 2004 (Director and Producer)
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? 2002 (Director and Producer)
  • Unbound Feet 2001 (Director Producer and Writer)
  • The Kitchen 2001 (Director Producer and Writer)
  • Awards

  • Man From Reno Best Narrative Film at Los Angles Film Festival(2014)
  • Land Ho! John Cassavetes Awards at Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014)
  • The Distance Between Best Short Film at Omaha Film Festival(2012)
  • References

    Emily Ting Wikipedia

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