Anthony A. Kung

Anthony A. Kung

Rocket Scientist turned Actor, Director, Author.

In Dallas, Texas

About Anthony

Anthony grew up bi-lingual in the former British colony of Hong Kong to a Filipino-Chinese heritage. He arrived in the USA as a college freshman at USC, earning a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering. He traveled to California, Hong Kong, Texas, UK, Sweden, and South Africa working for the IT industry for 15 years. However, his ambitions and passions went beyond the corporate environment. In 2010, he changed the course of his life to focus on his love to be an actor, director, and author.

He is a 2014 Louisiana Film Prize Top20 Filmmaker for Flashbacks. He has just filmed in May2016 his 5th film short which he has written/directed/produced. His first feature will start shooting later in 2016. He has also started collaborating with a fellow screenwriter from the UK to write a feature targeting the Chinese market.

His transformational journey is chronicled in his 2014 book "Stop Calling Me Jackie!" which went on sale on Amazon.


Name: Anthony A. Kung

Lives in: Dallas, Texas

Company: Rocket Scientist turned Actor, Director, Author.

Unique traits: Speak with a slight British accent

Projects

  • The Leftovers

    The Leftovers (2017)
    Television (Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Actor Three years after the simultaneous disappearance of 2% of the global population, a group of people from Mapleton, New York struggle to continue their lives while they cope with loss and the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.

  • Mekala

    Mekala (2016)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Actor Mekala's uneventful life takes a strange turn from the gambling addictions of a theatre director, the mafia, her love interest Ben (the bartender), and Tong (the villain).

  • The Forest

    The Forest (2016)
    Film (Short and Mystery) Actor Moving into a small town with her mom, Summer, along with her new neighbor friend, Noelle, stumble into the hidden history of the forest in their back yard. This film is a children's tale of the paranormal.

  • The Highland Park, TX Hockey League

    The Highland Park, TX Hockey League (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • You Can't Win

    You Can't Win (2016)
    Film (Drama) Actor A drama set in the 1920s hobo underworld and centered on the unusual friendship between an adventurer and a young prostitute.

  • Un-fortunate

    Un-fortunate (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor The last time Fu was on a date, he accidentally set her hair on fire. This time, will he be able to use martial arts to save his skin?

  • Captured

    Captured (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Romance) Actor When a renowned artist's beloved wife disappears, he spirals down into a deep, dark depression and refuses to accept that she's gone permanently. Aiden Casey's life is perfect. He's a renowned artist with a beautiful wife and a very close relationship with his brother and the rest of his family. It all goes downhill when Beth disappears, throwing Aiden into a downward spiral of deep, dark depression. His art cast aside, all he can do is draw his wife's portrait... over and over again, trying to capture her on canvas and remembering the love he has lost. Written by Carolyn Hodge

  • Shattered Reflections

    Shattered Reflections (2015)
    Film (Short) Actor Add a Plot »

  • I am Emma

    I am Emma (2015)
    TV Movie (Sci-Fi) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Rise

    Rise (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Inspired by a true story, the film follows the journey of a wife going through an intense struggle to either live up to what society and culture dictates or live life that celebrates her strength and compassion as an individual. Domestic violence is often hidden behind closed doors and often times rising out of the situation requires the survivor to drum up exceptional courage and determination to make a change in their lives.

  • Washed Up

    Washed Up (2015)
    Film (Short) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Drawing a Blank

    Drawing a Blank (2015)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actor Waking up in a hospital with no memories to rely on, Candice Bruno teams-up with another amnesia patient, Jace Haden, on a surprising escapade to rediscover their pasts. Running into rival mafia families and escaping a frantic FBI unit, the two unlikely friends realize they're fighting the wrong enemy. Revealing clues not only lead them to a growing attraction for each other, but expose a bigger threat that looms. Side by side in an unbridled adventure, they stumble upon the key that unlocks a corrupt scheme as well as their once failed memories.

  • Hope

    Hope (2015)
    Film (Short and Music) Writer A DJ and model arrive in a park survivors of domestic violence go through their daily routines holding out little hope and motivation for a better future. That soon changes when the DJ and model put on an impromptu fashion show with the intention to uplift and inspire the spirits and hope of all who watch the show. Written by Anthony A. Kung

  • 8 Days

    8 Days (2014)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Actor After sneaking to a party with her friends, 16-year-old Amber Stevens goes missing. Forced into the world of sex trafficking, her family and community fight to get her back. Inspired by actual events.

  • The Odd Contraption of David Bardo

    The Odd Contraption of David Bardo (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor David Bardo, a lost and lonesome soul, racked with fatigue and depression, spends his time locked away in his garage, relentlessly working on a secret project he builds to an unrequited ode of love. As his fastidious approach culminates into a darker and more manic overture. His outside work is rapidly declining, as he pulls further away from reality and into another. David seeks help through a shrink of whom works to get him through his depression and envision a new life for himself. Written by Anon

  • Flashbacks

    Flashbacks (2014)
    Film (Short and Mystery) Actor When will you make that pivotal conversation with the one you love? "Flashbacks" reveals the complexity of relationships through human experiences. In this story, we see Hannah struggling to understand a complex relationship. Her capacity for unconditional love gives her the power to take that responsibility. Written by Flashbacks team

  • Party Girl

    Party Girl (2014)
    Television (Fantasy) Actor When Rachel Buchanan decides to get out from under her mother's mid-life crisis, she stumbles into a super hero identity. She decides to run with this, but discovers it's a lot harder, stressful and more dangerous than she thought.

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

  • Summer's Shadow

    Summer's Shadow (2014)
    Film (Drama and Family) Actor Difficult times have created infighting in the otherwise idyllic neighborhood where 12-year-old Summer Larsen has just moved. At the forefront of the controversy is Summer's father, who works for the developer. But it's a sweet, stray dog who ultimately changes Summer's life and those around her. Shadow, named for always following her, was destined to be Summer's dog. But for how long? And at what price? Summer is determined to do what she believes is the right thing no matter how difficult, and it's that strength of character, as well as her big heart, that have a profound impact on her father and the neighbors she befriends: the nerdy boy who is disapproved of by the popular kids, the reclusive woman who lives next door, and the rough-around-the-edges guy who happens to have a gentle soul. Written by Steve Franke

  • The Glass Owl

    The Glass Owl (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Crime) Actor Police are befuddled by an old-school burglar who seems to be stuck in the 1920s. When he takes a hostage, they're forced to call in a long-retired officer to negotiate - and translate.

  • Don't Have to Be a Chick

    Don't Have to Be a Chick (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • New Year's Resolutions

    New Year's Resolutions (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actor An awkward architect's New year's resolutions all come to fruition over night but everything she wants may not be what she really needs.

  • Fortunate

    Fortunate (2013)
    Film (Short and Romance) Actor Daryl Higgins is a man with nothing to lose. A man who lives with his mom; has only one friend; and works for a "dick" boss, until a fortunate encounter changes his life.

  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. Written by Anonymous

  • Bad Karma

    Bad Karma (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor When you're sinking, sometimes your best idea, is to keep your mouth shut.

  • One Day Till Review

    One Day Till Review (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Edward is getting treatment through Dr. Morgan, but is eventually released by Director Clay who believes Edward is undermining his corrupted medical treatment program.

  • City Waltz

    City Waltz (2012)
    Film (Short and Romance) Actor Add a Plot »

  • I Didn't Know

    I Didn't Know (2012)
    Film (Short and Family) Actor Being a parent is a unique experience, and a hard one. This Father's Day, let your Dad know how much you appreciate all of his hard work and sacrifice.

  • Battleship

    Battleship (2012)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor A naval war ship encounters an alien armada and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want? Based on the Hasbro naval war game.

  • The Agenda

    The Agenda (2011)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actor Joan, a popular Christian Internet video maker, is abducted and placed in a situation where she has to fight to hold on to her beliefs; otherwise, she could be the first person to succumb to a worldwide eradication of Christianity. All the antagonist needs for success is to convince her that she is delusional. Written by Anonymous

  • Treme

    Treme (2011)
    Television (Drama and Music) Actor Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

  • Chase

    Chase (2010 - 2011)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor A team tracks down fugitive criminals.

  • The Good Guys

    The Good Guys (2010)
    Television (Action and Comedy) Actor Jack is a by-the-book detective whose habit of undermining himself has resulted in a dead-end position with the Police Dept. His partner Dan, a drunken, lecherous veteran hangs onto his job only because of one heroic act years ago.

Education

  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

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