An actor, film director, producer, and writer originally from New York, now splits his time between Los Angeles, New York, and Hong Kong, Derek strives to challenge himself in everything he does.
He's starred in several feature films:
$upercapitalist shot in Hong Kong, New York, released by Warner Bros.;
Always, a romance drama shot in Hong Kong and Shanghai released in 60 countries by Paramount Pictures, and
Agent Intell1gence, a science fiction action thriller, released this 2017, entirely in California that explores the origins of the Pyramids, Stone Henge, and the Great Wall as well as Alien conspiracies. Agent was acquired by Hulu.
Recently, he wrote and directed 2 science fiction short films, "Lucid" and "Genie".
Lucid just hit over 1.5 Million views on YOUTUBE
He's the creative director for Random Art Workshop Films with Joyce Yung a prominent photographer and producer, and he directs lifestyle branding videos, corporate and music videos, and has had the opportunity to work with some of the greatest stars and brands in entertainment, both in Asia, and North America. He loves to travel, play sports, and exercise. He's a former CNN Producer, ex-Doubleclicker(now Google), Mercer consultant, and Cornell University graduate.
Derek also has a Youtube Channel devoted to his work as a filmmaker and actor.
Finally their Production company label is: Random Art Workshop
He currently writes about tech for the South China Morning Post.