Teng Ky-Gan

Teng Ky-Gan

Playwright and Screenwriter

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Member Since:
October 2014
Last online:
5 days ago
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About Teng

Teng Ky-Gan has 5 musicals (with 2 reruns), 5 plays, 2 short films produced. He won the ISA's Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition 2021, placed Quarterfinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships, Finalist in New Works Series New York, Quarterfinalist in Scriptapalooza Screenplay and CineStory Feature Fellowship, Finalist in ISA Virtual Pitch.

He is developing 2 screenplays in Los Angeles and a musical in Singapore, and is currently writing 2 biopics (on the Dalai Lama and Kim Jong-nam).

Manager: Tammy Hunt and Jamie Bradley (CSP Management)

Unique traits: Writing Asian stories in English.



  • Jho Low

    Jho Low Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Biography Upon accidentally gaining access to a sovereign fund containing billions of dollars, an awkward social-climber has to siphon as much money as he can, using brilliant and complicated financial structures, before the authorities close in.

  • Swept Away

    Swept Away Drama After their loved ones were swept away in a tsunami, a devastated young boy teams up with a single-mother dive instructor, so they both can begin the insurmountable task of scouring the ocean inch by inch to find the bodies of those they have lost. 

  • Kim Jong-nam

    Kim Jong-nam Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Biography Believing they were acting in a reality show, two women discover the entire show has been staged and they have been used by North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to assassinate his own brother. They now have to prove their innocence before they become scapegoats amidst a larger geopolitical conflict. Based on the astonishing real-life assassination of Kim Jong-nam.

  • The Sky Below

    The Sky Below Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Drama A unreliable husband swears to his wife that he will take the family to one last vacation before their divorce. But when she suddenly dies, he decides to fulfil her last wish by bringing her ashes in an urn in an unforgettable road trip.


  • CineStory 2021 Feature Contest quarterfinalists

  • Network ISA Pitch finalist

  • 1st place Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition 2021

  • Quarterfinalist Nicholl Fellowships

  • Top 10% Nicholl Fellowships

  • Quarterfinalist Scriptapalooza Screenplay

  • Quarterfinalist CineStory Feature Fellowship

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