Monday, August 3, 2009

LAProd member profile - Hong

Name: Hong
Origin: Chinese
Age: 31
Sex: Male
Weight: 63kg Height: 168cm
Country: Malaysia
Occupation: Project Architect
Language spoken: English, Cantonese & Malay

Martial Arts Background:
Goju Ryu Karate-do – 1994 to current
Competition wushu – 2002 to 2005

Skills:
Martial arts: Karate & Wushu
Weapons: wushu broadsword, bo & nanchaku
Screen fighting, choreography & directing
Body hit reactions & stunt falls
Action editing

Shooting Experience:
Film:
Mendam Berahi
1. Role: Stuntman / Masked bandit
Company: Metrowealth International Group

Commercial Ads:
Samsung: True I “Colours”
1. Role: Wire Rigger
Company: Applebox Asia
Aired in Asia Pacific 2002
2. Samsung: Digital Excitement
Role: Monk
Company: Applebox Asia
Aired in Korea 2003

TV:
Skuad Elite
Role: Gang member
Year: 2003

Motion capture:
Rojak #1 : Saga
Role: Hitam
Company: Young Jump Animation Sdn. Bhd.
On VCD 2002

LAProd Membership:
Action Director/Editor/Action Choreographer/Action Performer / Camera Operator for Fight Scenes


Personal Background:
Having started training in karate at the age of 16, Hong's enthusiasm for martial arts has led to his regimental training of the often 4 times a day in a 3 day week training schedule. He was known for his speed and his kicks which never failed to impress. Hong progressed to being a 3rd Dan in Goju-Ryu Karate-do in 2001. Subsequently, his interest in Wushu built up and was selected to trained with the Selangor Wushu team in 2002. Having participated in competitive patterns and forms, Hong gathered an impressive array of moves and diversifying his form. He still currently trains with the Goju-Ryu Karate-do Kenpo Seibukan Association of Malaysia regularly. Hong directed all of LAProd's action videos.

Aspirations:
By creating more quality action sequences, Hong hopes to gain exposure and work with film makers and people in the movie making industry, focusing on martial arts and fight action scenes. Hong also wishes to learn from the professionals in the stunt industry.



Photos courtesy of Bong Cheng Tzuu.

Note of appreciation: Hong, if you didn't stay, we wouldn't have gotten to where we are now. Thank you!

Likely Malicious,
Garry E

6 comments:

William Foong said...

Very nicely done. Who was the photographer? Way to go Hong...

LaProd boleh!!!!

Hoh Yun

chee hong said...

Thank man...Bong was the photographer.

Malicious said...

Horyun juga boleh!

J-Teoh said...

Woohoo! Thank you very much Hong, learnt plenty from you guys while I was there. :)

Excellent profile, great job Garry! Who's next? You?

Malicious said...

How can you ask me to spoil the suspense of waiting? Haha. You'll find out next week.

chee hong said...

You are welcome J....we are still learning ourselves...:P

Next profile is.....jeng jeng jeng...

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