BRUCE THIERRY CHEUNG
NYC / LOS ANGELES / BANGKOK
Bruce is a Vietnamese Chinese American director / cinematographer with a background in architecture.
Before pursuing film, Bruce was an architect at Studio Daniel Libeskind where he designed several projects, including a redevelopment of downtown Seoul and a wind-powered art center in Germany.
As an MFA student in Film at NYU, he served as a Department Fellow and a Teaching Assistant for Spike Lee.
In 2010, he helped launch Opening Ceremony TV, an award winning fashion film company. Bruce is also a collaborator of James Franco, serving as his cinematographer on numerous commercials and feature films.
His short film, "Each Moment is the Universe," shot on the road in Thailand, was featured in Dazed and Confused magazine and screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.
His feature film, “Don’t Come Back From the Moon,” was released in theatres in 2019 by Brainstorm Media and was selected as a NY Times Critics’ Pick.
He loves singing New Order at 2 am karaoke sessions.