Who are we?

About Phoenix Waters Productions

Phoenix Waters Productions is a Film and TV Production Company located in the UK and Hong Kong developing stories which engage, entertain, and galvanise audiences across the globe through immersive storytelling dealing with universal themes.

 

Founded in 2015, our aim is to tell high concept, high quality tales within various genres that challenge the current norm, developing stories which go beyond the limits of our imagination as well as tackle subjects close to home, and to accomplish our goals in a manner that can unite audiences wherever they may be. Our Hong Kong entity was later formed in an effort to support the resurgence of the Hong Kong film industry and build bridges between the East and West through powerful storytelling that unites key talent from both sides of the globe.

 

Our features include award-winning drama THE ESCORT, international suspense thriller THE AUDITION, and a Hong Kong remake of Richard Linklater’s Sundance hit TAPE, while we recently completed Hong Kong crime drama FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST on the series front. Upcoming projects include tech drama series CRYPTO KEEPERS, bank robbery thriller HOSTAGE CRISIS, and CHUNGKING MANSIONS, Hong Kong’s biggest zombie film in history featuring an international cast.

Our Mission

Our aim is to tell high concept, high quality tales within various genres that challenge the current norm, developing stories which go beyond the limits of our imagination as well as tackle subjects close to home, and to accomplish our goals in a manner that can unite audiences wherever they may be. 

Our Vision

To create immersive stories for Film and Television which engage, entertain, and galvanise audiences across the globe through immersive storytelling dealing with universal themes.

Our Values

ENTERTAIN: Love movies with a passion and only tell stories that can ignite that spark. Never venture from the audience’s shoes.

BE BOLD: Never shy away from a great story.

INNOVATE: When presenting a tale take the most interesting route. Treat the story as the star.

QUALITY: Aspire for perfection with the stories we tell and the way we tell them. Greatness is only our first milestone.

IMPACTFUL: Craft unforgettable tales that overwhelm audiences emotionally and spur social change meaningfully.

EFFICIENT: Make every penny show onscreen. Stretch every cent without ever sacrificing on quality.

STEWARDSHIP: Tell stories that can ignite positive change, and practice what we preach. Support local communities and be the role model that others may follow.

DIVERSITY: Represent our community at every level from the talent onscreen to the crew behind it, and the partners who support our ventures.

About Bizhan Tong

Bizhan Tong is the founder and CEO of Phoenix Waters Productions. With a Maths degree from Manchester University and an MBA at the University of Liverpool, Tong’s background is in both film production and finance with a keen interest in philanthropy.
Tong spends his time between the UK and Hong Kong and has partnered with film companies across the globe in an effort to bring local Asian stories to global audiences in collaboration with various partners including ATV, Hong Kong’s oldest broadcaster, where he teamed with as its Executive Producer to spearhead the creative direction of the studio.

Having won awards for his feature directorial debut THE ESCORT, Tong has since filmed international suspense thriller THE AUDITION and created Hong Kong crime series FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST about a psychologist who interviews criminals to assess whether they are mentally fit to stand trial, in a series which explores the intersection between mental health and criminal behavior. He recently wrapped filming a Hong Kong remake of Oscar nominee Richard Linklater’s Sundance hit TAPE, and produced horror comedy MURDER BALLADS.

His upcoming projects include tech drama series CRYPTO KEEPERS, bank robbery thriller HOSTAGE CRISIS, and CHUNGKING MANSIONS Hong Kong’s biggest zombie film in history which features an international cast, among other projects some of which have yet to be announced.
Tong intends to use his background and expertise to fuse the analytical and creative in an effort to tell powerful stories for a global audience with the goal of forming bridges between the East and West, while ensuring our fiscal responsibilities are met.

Talk to us

Have any questions? We are always open to speaking to investors, discussing new projects, forming collaborative opportunities, and supporting others with their goals.