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Suan-Li Ong

Actress

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Arts. Entertainment. Fashion. Film, TV & Radio.

Suan-Li Ong is a British Chinese actress born to parents originating from Malaysia and Hong Kong. She is a true Londoner having lived there for the majority of her life.

As a child she spent many days after school and weekends training Ballet which led to her very first performance at The Tricycle Theatre. Her passion for performance lent it's hand to fate and at the age of 14 she was scouted by a photographer and was instantly signed to Storm Model Management thus her modelling career began. With her Asian looks and London style she has carved out a successful career in commercial and high fashion.

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Jun Keung Cheung 張俊強

Cinematographer

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Film, TV & Radio.

JC was born in soho, London where his parents from Hong Kong worked in Chinatown. His early experiences working in the film industry was on the short film, Red (BFI, 1995) as a Runner and on the James Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies (EON, 1999) as an on set casting assistant. He had also been employed as a sessional Youth Worker for various Chinese community centres, youth clubs/summer camps prior to attending university. During this time, he pursued fine arts gaining a place on the foundation course at Central Saint Martins and later attended Cardiff Institute of Art and Design and Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (Vancouver) graduating with a Fine Arts BA.

He began his career shooting short films and music videos in 2002. Since then his work has been selected for over 100 international film festivals including The London Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival.

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Jing Lusi 陆思敬

Actress

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Film, TV & Radio.

Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and grew up in Hampshire. The daughter of academics, Jing studied at Peter Symonds College, Winchester and went onto read Law at University College London.

Having performed in The Really Useful Group’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Philip Schofield as a child, Jing eventually chose an acting career over a legal lifestyle when she graduated.

Jing has worked across Asia, UK, and US; playing Princess Meng Li Hua in Malaysia’s highest grossing blockbuster Clash of Empires: Battle For Asia (2011, KRU Studios), her other film credits include Jack Falls (Lionsgate 2011), Before I Go To Sleep (2014, Millennium Films), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014, Paramount) and Survivor (2015, Millennium Films).

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Siu-see Hung 熊小颸

Actress

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Arts. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio.

Siu-see is a mixed race British/Chinese actress and voice artist based London. Born to a Chinese father and an English mother, Siu-see grew up in Hong Kong before coming to England to study dance at London Studio Centre in 2006.

Siu-see loved growing up in a mixed household, and feels so grateful that she got to grow up in an environment of both Chinese and British cultures.

Siu-see is tri-lingual, able to speak English, her mother tongue (literally!), Cantonese and Mandarin.

After working as a musical theatre dancer for a number of years, Siu-see re-trained as an actress, graduating with an MA in acting from Arts Educational Schools London in 2012.

Since graduating, Siu-see has consistently worked in theatre and voice-overs, as well as appearing in a number of films and TV pilots.

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Chike Chan

Actor, Producer

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Film, TV & Radio.

Chike Chan is a British born Chinese Actor working mainly in the film and television industry. He also works with actors making their firsts steps into the industry.

After attending Parrswood High School in South Manchester he followed in his brothers footsteps by continuing his academic studies at St Johns College. After the first year of studying Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Government and Politics he decided that this was not the route for him. He made the bold decision to leave the A level courses without completing the exams.

After studying for three years at The Arden School of Theatre he graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Diploma in Acting Studies.

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Rosaline Ting 陈静姗

Writer
Prior to 2005, Chartered Surveyor


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Arts. Culture. Film, TV & Radio. Literature. Theatre.

In 2005, in her mid fifties, Rosaline stopped practising as a Chartered Surveyor to pursue playwriting. She is a Singaporean-Chinese living in London (a first generation immigrant) and drawing upon her multi-cultural background, she writes the untold stories of older Chinese women living away from their birth countries. In her writing, Rosaline uses a sprinkling of Mandarin and Cantonese to bring authenticity to her Chinese characters.

Her debut stage play was Journeys celebrating the courage of older women who take their own fate in their hands. Work-in-progress performances were held at Wimbledon Studio (2007) and staged readings at Tara Arts (2008) with funding from Arts Council of England and China Now Festival. Journeys was selected for the Women Playwrights’ International Conference in Stockholm in 2012, and for the ELDORADO(Hong Kong)! Festival in April 2013. A private reading was also held in New York (2012).

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Fuchsia Dunlop 扶霞 (Fu Xia)

Food-writer and cook specialising in Chinese cuisine

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Arts. Culture. Cuisine. Education. Film, TV & Radio. Literature. Media.

Fuchsia Dunlop is an internationally renowned cook and food-writer specialising in Chinese cuisine. She was the first Westerner to train as a chef at the Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine, and has been researching Chinese food and culinary culture since 1994.

She writes about Chinese food and cookery for publications including the Financial Times, The New Yorker, The Observer, the New York Times, Gourmet, Saveur and Time Out, and has been featured as an expert commentator on radio and TV stations all over the world.

She also appears on television as a Chinese cook and food expert. She speaks, reads and writes Chinese.

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Jason Francis Lau 劉健國 Bsc (hons) IEng MIED MCSD

Designer. Engineer. Film Maker.

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Design. Engineering. Film, TV & Radio.

Born and raised in Manchester, Jason pursued his dream and ambition to study Product Design Bsc (hons) at Brunel University and he has since been working in the field of design and engineering. He has a vast variety of work experience including web design, graphic design and mechanical design / engineering.

Jason's professional experience include working in San Francisco as a Web Designer at a widely known dotcom, Graphic Designer for high volume print applications in Manchester and most recently as a CAD Designer & Project Engineer in an international renowned engineering consultancy.

Adopting to specialize in mainstream mechanical engineering and design, he has contributed to various large engineering projects in the UK. Worthy of note are his contributions to the renewable energy sector (biomass, gasification, energy from waste, recycling). His technical engineering designs have been erected in the UK's largest biomass power station (Steven's Croft, Lockerbie).

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Jennifer Lim

Actor and Filmmaker

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Arts. Culture. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Jennifer Lim is an actress and filmmaker. Her acting work encompasses film, TV, theatre and radio in the UK and abroad.

Hailing originally from Singapore where her television appearances include the Mandarin series, Waves Of Courage and The Broadcaster, Jennifer is probably best known for her role as Kana in the smash hit horror film, Hostel. Written and directed by Eli Roth of Cabin Fever fame (himself the star of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds) and exec produced by Tarantino, Hostel went on to gross more than $45 million at the U.S. box office.

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Daniel York

Actor, writer, director, film maker, musician, composer, polemicist

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Arts. Culture. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Music. Theatre.

Born of mixed Singapore Chinese/British parentage, as an actor has appeared at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Court, Royal National Theatre, Edinburgh Traverse, Hampstead, The Gate, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Manchester Library, Leicester Haymarket and was Fortinbras opposite Alan Rickman’s Hamlet at Riverside Studios. For Mu-lan Theatre Company played leading roles in their award winning productions of Porcelain and The Magic Fundoshi as well in Sun Is Shining which played to sold out audiences at the King’s Head and Battersea Arts Centre in London as well as off Broadway New York. Has also worked extensively in Singapore for Singapore Repertory Theatre, tHEATREwORKs, Wild Rice and Pangdemonium as well as appearing at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in Yellow Earth’s English & Mandarin production of King Lear and touring the US in the acclaimed Aquila Theatre Company’s tour of Aristophanes’ The Birds.

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