TK CHENG

About TK CHENG

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Thim Kian CHENG (TK) is a Malaysian Chinese producer, director, and screenwriter. His directorial efforts include BEE, My Friend (2020) that made its world premiere at the Osaka Asian Film Festival and competed for the Housen Short Film Award, and When The Cricket Sounds (2020) which competed at Short Short Film Category in the FIRST International Film Festival Xining.

He was selected for the Kyoto Filmmaker Lab in 2015 and subsequently participated in the 2016 Asian Film Academy (Directing Major) as well as the 2018 Golden Horse Film Academy. Most recently, Cheng is one of only 33 filmmakers selected across Asia for the 2021 International Film Business Academy at the Busan Asian Film School and also a member of the New Asian Producers Network (NAPNET).

Cheng also works as a line producer and assistant director for many internationally acclaimed Malaysian directors including Chong Keat Aun for The Story of Southern Islet (2020), Edmund Yeo for MALU (2020), AQERAT (2017), Woo Ming Jin for Second Life of Thieves (2014), James Lee for Two Sisters (2019) and Isao Yukisada for Pigeon (2016).