Born in Cambodia, grew up in Vietnam and now practically a Londoner. Hong completed his BA Hons degree in Film & Video at Surrey Institutes of Art of Design.

Worked in theatres to develop his skill as a writer. He participated in various writers’ attachment programs with The Royal Court, Polka Theatre, Dende Collective and Yellow Earth Theatre. And was part of The 50 – BBC / Royal Court New Writing Initiatives – where 50 emerging writers were chosen across the country to take part in an in-house writing opportunities for various departments within the BBC and Royal Court Theatre.

He spent 7 years at an independent film distribution company, Peccadillo Pictures, managing their Home Entertainment department. He also regularly attended film festivals and markets for acquisition. His last short film, Spring, was selected for Sundance and Berlinale film festival 2011.

Hong Khaou
Hong Khaou (view full size)