Tora Chung

Tora Chung

Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Producer, Production Coordinator and Production Manager

San Francisco, California

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June 2014
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About Tora

Tora Chung is a San Francisco-based writer and filmmaker. She is currently working with the Scary Cow Film Collective to produce short narrative films in the Bay Area. Concurrent to her recent stint in the wine business, she directed a YouTube commercial for MyBabyTales.com and served as contributing writer to Anglotopia.net’s film blog, line editor for several novels, reader for Zoetrope: All-Story, juror for the San Francisco International Film Festival’s Golden Gate Awards and screener for the Mill Valley Film Festival. Her screenplays have been finalists for the Sundance Screenwriters’ Lab, the Page International Screenwriting Awards and Kodak’s Aperture Short Script Grant. Following several years in events and development at the San Francisco International, Mill Valley Film and Sundance Film Festivals, she produced several short films for LA 48 Hour Film Festival and worked for Columbia, Paramount, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures as a producer’s assistant and production coordinator on such films as Pineapple Express, Superbad, Beowulf, Syrian, Superman Returns, Monster House, Spanglish and The Hulk. She attended Smith College and U.C. Berkeley, where she studied comparative literature and film theory.

Credits

  • Wasp-men From Mars

    Wasp-men From Mars (2015)
    Film (short) by Scary Cow Film Collective Producer

  • Joyus.com

    Joyus.com (2015)
    Internet Production Coordinator

  • One Good Egg

    One Good Egg (2014)
    Film (short) by Scary Cow Film Collective Producer

  • Make It Go Away

    Make It Go Away (2014)
    Film (short) by Scary Cow Film Collective Producer

  • How Do We Get There?

    How Do We Get There? (2014)
    Film (short) by Scary Cow Film Collective Producer

  • MyBabyTales.com commercial (YouTube)

    MyBabyTales.com commercial (YouTube) (2012)
    Commercial by MyBabyTales.com Director

  • Pineapple Express

    Pineapple Express (2007)
    Film by Columbia Pictures Assistant to the Producer

  • Asian Arrow IV

    Asian Arrow IV (2007)
    Film (short) by 48 Hour Film Festival, LA Producer

  • Heinz Ketchup

    Heinz Ketchup (2007)
    Commercial by (spec commercial) Producer

  • Visa

    Visa (2007)
    Commercial by 48 Hour Film Festival, LA (spec commercial) Producer

  • Rodeo Girl

    Rodeo Girl (2006)
    Film by Rodeo Girl, LLC Production Coordinator

  • Superbad

    Superbad (2006)
    Film by Columbia Pictures Assistant to the Producer

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf (2005)
    Film by ImageMovers Exec. Asst. to Producer

  • Even Money

    Even Money (2005)
    Film by Bob Yari Productions APOC

  • Superman Returns

    Superman Returns (2005)
    Film by Warner Bros. APOC

  • Syriana

    Syriana (2005)
    Film by Warner Bros. APOC

  • In the Land of Women

    In the Land of Women (2005)
    Film by Warner Bros. APOC

  • Spanglish

    Spanglish (2004)
    Film by Columbia Pictures Production Secretary

  • Monster House

    Monster House (2004)
    Film by ImageMovers Production Secretary

  • The Assassination of Richard Nixon

    The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2003)
    Film by Monsoon Pictures Travel Coordinator

  • The Hulk

    The Hulk (2003)
    Film by Universal Pictures Post Production Assistant

  • Book of Rules

    Book of Rules (2002)
    Film by Book of Rules Productions Line Producer

  • Twisted

    Twisted (2002)
    Film by Paramount Pictures Assistant to the Exec. Producer

Awards

  • Audience Award, Scary Cow Film Festival, for 'One Good Egg' (short film)
    (2014)

  • Finalist for Sundance Screenwriters’ Lab for 'Wanderlust' (feature script)
    (2008)

  • Audience Award, 48 Hour Film Festival, LA for 'Asian Arrow IV' (short film)
    (2007)

  • Finalist for Page Int’l Screenwriting Awards for 'Double Topping' (short script)
    (2005)

  • Finalist for Kodak’s Short Script Grant for 'Double Topping' (short script)
    (2005)

Education

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