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Phil Cooke Podcast

Dec 10, 2019

Considering moving to LA? Shun Lee Fong offers tips for actors and creatives for a successful move to Hollywood in this interview with Phil Cooke. As a lawyer, SAG-AFTRA actor, and director of the Hollywood-based Greenhouse Arts & Media, Shun Lee offers a unique Christian perspective to the film and television industry.


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Do you have a message or story the world needs to hear? As a Hollywood producer and media consultant, I offer advice for leaders and creatives each week on filmmaking, digital media, publishing, strategy, communication, leadership, culture and faith – to help you get from where you are to where you want to be in your career.


More about this episode: Shun Lee Fong Interview – Moving to LA Successfully

Do you need to live in LA to be a working actor? Phil Cooke discusses the ins and outs of navigating life and career in Hollywood with Shun Lee Fong in this inspiring and insightful interview. Find out the mistakes that many people make and learn the secrets to success as an actor, filmmaker, producer – or any type of creative interested in the film and television industry.


Shun Lee Fong is the president and creative director of The Greenhouse Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit creative arts organization, and sits on its Board of Directors. He is also the CEO and creative principal of Genuine Productions LLC, a media and entertainment production company with an emphasis on both original and client-based film, new media and publishing.


Shun Lee graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University with a degree in journalism and mass communications. After obtaining a Juris Doctorate at the University of Iowa, he practiced law for five years in Nebraska and Iowa, focusing on civil litigation, corporate transactions, intellectual property and media law.


In 2003, he left his law practice to pursue professional acting, writing, and other creative opportunities. Since then, he has performed in a number of productions in film, theater, commercial, voiceover, and print, and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA. He has spent significant time on stage and in the recording studio as a songwriter and multi-instrumental musician. He also has written a number of screenplays, articles and other works and is an often-requested speaker.


Shun Lee is the author of The Saints & The Poets, a book of essays on creativity, leadership and faith. He has taught classes on mass media and entertainment law, film distribution and marketing, and negotiating strategies for the graduate and undergraduate programs at a number of universities, including Creighton University, John Paul the Great Catholic University, Regent University and Lipscomb University.


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