Pete K. Wong was raised in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. At a young age he loved creating stories with action figures, drawing, and role playing with family members. Growing up in the 1980's era Hollywood films were a big influence on him, Although, it wasn’t until 1999 after attending a summer video training program did he start making films. It was also around this time when he began teaching. First as a youth coordinator, media instructor, then later as a mentor to at risk youths. A few years later, he enrolled into Metropolitan State University and Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Studying Screenwriting, Theatre, Film Production, History, and Psychology. While still in school he worked on independent and commercial sets. He became a Production Assistant working along side award winning documentary filmmaker Mark Tang assisting on commercial projects and OPEN SEASON, a feature length documentary exploring the racial tensions surrounding a tragic hunting incident in the woods of Wisconsin. In 2004, Pete won a Cultural Community Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board for his feature length screenplay Where Days Go. Next, he directed and produced his first feature length documentary A NEW DREAM A SON'S JOURNEY, exploring his relationship with his father and discovering the truths of his father's adoption. In 2006, he would earn his Bachelor Arts Degree in Communications and Education. Then in 2007, Pete moved to Hong Kong SAR where he worked as an English Drama teacher in the public schools and performed in live performances and help in the marketing and producing videos for various educational companies. In 2009, he took an internship as an assistant to Hong Kong action film producer Bey Logan with B & E Productions. Working behind the scenes with the production and in front of the camera as Lt. Wuche in Shadowguard: The Blood Bond Saga and a small walk on role in Beach Spike. Pete has worked on commercials, short films, TV shows, documentaries, public service announcements, feature films, and even wedding videos as well as live theatre. He’s worked with and alongside Hollywood actor Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc Biehn, and Hong Kong favourite's Simon Yam, Lam Suet, Lo Meng, Gordon Liu, Sharon Yeung Pang Pang, Fan Siu Wong, Eason Chan, Karena Lam, Chrissie Chau, Phillip Ng Wan-Lung, Chef Suzie Wong and others. In 2010, after returning to the United States he began an internship with the Children's Theatre Company Neighborhood Bridges where he taught critical literacy and helped design play sets and props. Soon after he taught Film Production and Drama in the local high schools eventually helping to create, develop, and establish their film and theatre programs. He was awarded as one of the 40 Alumni ' Who've Made a Difference' (Metropolitan State University 2012.) Pete now lives in Los Angeles, California exploring and furthering his creative production and education career.
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