TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s Ho Chie Tsai chats with Brian Yang, an actor and producing partner at 408 Films, an independent film production company that helps to produce and finance feature film productions and new media ventures. 408 Films has produced titles such as Fog, The People I’ve Slept With, and SuperCapitalist. Currently, he is one of the producers behind Linsanity, the Jeremy Lin documentary, opening on October 4, 2013.
On the acting side, Brian has appeared in film and television projects such as Saving Face, a 2005 Sundance & Toronto selection and numerous commercials between the US and Asia. He hosted Shanghai Rush, China’s first English language reality show in 2009 and is currently in a recurring role on the CBS hit Hawaii 5-0 in the role of lab tech Charlie Fong.
Brian Yang attended UC Berkeley where he studied biology and dramatic arts. He is a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Watch both interviews to hear about his experiences.
PART I: Path to Acting and Producing
PART II: On Taiwanese Parents, Pressure, and Projects
Find Brian on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brian-Yang-ActorProducer/299254000089774
On Twitter: http://twitter.com/briflys
On IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0990657/
Support Linsanity: http://linsanitythemovie.com