Clovis Ong - Director
Clovis Ong is a Singaporean writer and director, who received his diploma in Mass Communications at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2009 before serving in the Army for two years. He started his film career after being admitted to the prestigious film program at the University of Southern California pursuing a Degree in Film and Television Production where he wrote, directed and produced the post-apocalyptic science fiction film For the Emperor. Shortly after he started Ong Productions as a film and commercial production company servicing clients with a diversified portfolio including advertising, promotional videos, music videos and narrative films. Born in Singapore, Clovis currently resides and works in Los Angeles.
Viet Phuong Dao - Chief Operating Officer
Phuong Dao was born in Hanoi, Vietnam. He grew up in Wolfenbuettel, Germany before moving to America where he received his degree in Telecommunications from Ball State University, Indiana. An award-winning director, he received his MFA in Film Production at Loyola Marymount Univeristy in 2013, going on debut his foreign film Hanoi Flyboy, which received critical acclaim, won the Viet Film Fest's Audience Choice Award, and became nationally televised in Vietnam's mainstream network VTV. Viet Phuong Dao joined Ong Productions in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer.
John Bashyam - Visual Effects Supervisor
Born and raised in Silicon Valley, John’s passion for creativity led him to Los Angeles, where he immersed himself in film for the past 3 years. His primary pursuit has been visual effects, though all aspects of the filmmaking process (and life in general) peak his interest and he is always eager to broaden his skillset. John’s visual effects talent earned him the chance to work on 4 feature films, a television show, and serve as the VFX Supervisor for the Coachella Music Festival 2015 promo video (in production), whilst finishing up his final year at Loyola Marymount University. After interning at places such as The Third Floor, Zoic Studios and Corridor Digital, John joined Ong Productions as VFX supervisor in 2014.