Desmond Ng graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Cinema Studies from Melbourne University in 1995 before attending a filmmaking course in New York in 1998. Upon returning to Kuala Lumpur, he began working in the advertising industry and has since developed into one of the most accomplished TV commercial directors in Malaysia with more than 100 spots to his name in just over 7 years. His work for the likes of Maxis, Digi, Celcom, Sony, Coke, Gudang Garam and Philip Morris have won numerous ‘Best Commercial’ and ‘Best Director’ awards at advertising industry awards such as the Kancil Awards (Malaysia), the Adoi Awards (Indonesia) and the Citrapariwara Awards (Indonesia). Based out of Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, Desmond makes short films when he has time. His films have been screened at the Singapore International Film Festival as well as the Jakarta International Film Festival. He is currently writing his first feature length movie.
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