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DAMIAN BAO

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DAMIAN BAO IS A PRODUCER, CASTING DIRECTOR, FILMMAKER, VISUAL TROUBLEMAKER, AND HUMAN & ANIMAL RIGHTS ADVOCATE BASED IN NYC.

CURRENT FILM PROJECTS

  • TYPE: SUNDANCE BACKED COMING-OF-AGE COMEDY FEATURE FILM
  • TITLE: CHINESE SCHOOL
  • WRITER/DIRECTOR: WILLIAM KWOK
  • STATUS: PRE-PRODUCTION, CASTING
  • SHOOT LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY
  • SHOOT DATE: MAY/JUNE 2024
  • SYNOPSIS: IT TAKES JESUS CHRIST, KIMCHI HOT DOGS, CANTONESE POP MUSIC, PSYCHEDELICS, AND MEETING THE LITERAL GIRL OF HIS DREAMS FOR A SHIFTLESS CHINESE AMERICAN TEENAGE OUTER-BOROUGH NEW YORKER TO FINALLY APPRECIATE THE INEXTINGUISHABLE AFFECTION OF HIS LONGTIME CLASSMATE.

  • TYPE: FILM INDEPENDENT SUPPORTED CRIME COMEDY FEATURE FILM
  • TITLE: FORGE
  • WRITER/DIRECTOR: JING AI NG
  • STATUS: PRE-PRODUCTION, CASTING
  • SHOOT LOCATION: MIAMI, FL
  • SHOOT DATE: MAY/JUNE 2024
  • SYNOPSIS: IN THE ART WORLD OF MIAMI, SIBLINGS RAYMOND AND COCO ZHANG RUN A PROFITABLE FORGERY RING. WHEN THE ZHANGS CROSS PATHS WITH MILLIONAIRE HOLDEN LAWRENCE, THEY ARE COERCED INTO CREATING COUNTERFEIT MASTERPIECES AS A FRONT FOR HIS OLD AMERICAN FAMILY‚ÄôS ART COLLECTION. MEANWHILE, FBI ART CRIMES AGENT EMILY LEE MOVES TO SOUTH FLORIDA AND ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE CULPRITS BEHIND A NEW STRING OF FORGERIES.
  • TYPE: LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATED SHORT FILM
  • TITLE: GOOD THINGS
  • WRITER: MARYAH GREENE, PETER DOLSHUN
  • DIRECTOR: PETER DOLSHUN
  • STATUS: DEVELOPMENT, SEEKING FINANCE
  • SHOOT LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY
  • SHOOT DATE: APRIL 2024 – TBC
  • ABOUT: ADAPTED FROM MARYAH GREENE’S BOOK “GOOD THINGS” – A BEAUTIFUL AND NECESSARY CHILDREN PICTURE BOOK ABOUT A BLACK BOY FROM BROOKLYN WHO LOSES HIS FATHER AND PAYS HOMAGE TO HIS LIFE THROUGH THE GROWTH AND LOVE OF PLANTS. 

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DAMIAN BAO

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