Rooth Tang

Rooth Tang

Rooth Tang

Born in Bangkok and raised in Los Angeles where he studied film at the University of California,Rooth Tang is an international filmmaker crisscrossing between Asia and the U.S. His feature film directing debut, SWAY, had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and its Asian premiere at the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival. In 2007, he was invited to participate in the Tribeca Film Festival’s All Access program for his science fiction drama screenplay, THE VITRUVIAN MAN. In that same year, his short film RADIANCE opened the Turks and Caicos Film Festival, a festival that celebrates music in films. His follow up short film, NURTURE, premiered at the 2010 Palm Springs International Shortfest Film Festival. In addition to his own films, Rooth has worked for a number of notable producers and directors such as Lynda Obst (The Fisher King), Michael Beams (About Schmidt) and Phillip Noyce (Clear and Present Danger, Catch A Fire). His experiences in Hollywood and Thailand have ranged from script development, pre-production and post-production with his involvement as an assistant editor in Sundance Film Festival nominated GOOK and NANKING for Academy Award winning documentary filmmakers Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman. Currently he is editing a feature film with directors/actresses Meagan Good and Tamara Bass.

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