Derek Ting

A film director, producer, and writer originally from New York, now based in Hong Kong, Derek strives to challenge himself in everything he does. He's written and produced several feature films: $upercapitalist shot in Hong Kong, New York, released internationally in 2012 with millions of views; Always, a romance drama shot in Hong Kong and Shanghai released globally this 2016, and has a 8.5 rating in China on qq with 500K+ views, and “Agent”, a science fiction action thriller, released this 2017, entirely in California that explores the origins of the Pyramids, Stone Henge, and the Great Wall as well as Alien conspiracies. Recently, he wrote and directed a science fiction short film, "Lucid", about the possible future use of "virtual reality" as a way to reconstruct memories. He's the creative director for Random Art Workshop Media with Joyce Yung a prominent photographer and producer, and he directs lifestyle branding videos, corporate and music videos, and has had the opportunity to work with some of the greatest stars and brands in entertainment, both in Asia, and North America. He loves to travel, play sports, and exercise. He's a former CNN Producer, ex-Doubleclicker(now Google), Mercer consultant, and Cornell University graduate.
Derek Ting
A film director, producer, and writer originally from New York, now based in Hong Kong, Derek strives to challenge himself in everything he does. He's written and produced several feature films: $upercapitalist shot in Hong Kong, New York, released internationally in 2012 with millions of views; Always, a romance drama shot in Hong Kong and Shanghai released globally this 2016, and has a 8.5 rating in China on qq with 500K+ views, and “Agent”, a science fiction action thriller, released this 2017, entirely in California that explores the origins of the Pyramids, Stone Henge, and the Great Wall as well as Alien conspiracies. Recently, he wrote and directed a science fiction short film, "Lucid", about the possible future use of "virtual reality" as a way to reconstruct memories. He's the creative director for Random Art Workshop Media with Joyce Yung a prominent photographer and producer, and he directs lifestyle branding videos, corporate and music videos, and has had the opportunity to work with some of the greatest stars and brands in entertainment, both in Asia, and North America. He loves to travel, play sports, and exercise. He's a former CNN Producer, ex-Doubleclicker(now Google), Mercer consultant, and Cornell University graduate.

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Sony’s built-in eye autofocus is great for those on safari in a jungle, concrete or otherwise

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We review the Razer Phone 2: Does it push all the right buttons?

Razer has a great feel for what techies and gamers both want

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Razer has a great feel for what techies and gamers both want

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We review the BMW X5: is it the ultimate Sports Activity Vehicle?

This spacious all-purpose SUV switches into different ‘characters’ depending on whether eco-friendly, cruise and sports mode is selected, and incorporates some of the most sophisticated technology on the road

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This spacious all-purpose SUV switches into different ‘characters’ depending on whether eco-friendly, cruise and sports mode is selected, and incorporates some of the most sophisticated technology on the road

We review the BMW X5: is it the ultimate Sports Activity Vehicle?
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We review the Canon EOS RF 35mm F/1.8 IS Macro STM lens: does it get the perfect shot?

Versatile, high quality lens takes impressive macro shots, excellent portraits and wide landscapes, plus you can get close with the macro and retain focus

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Versatile, high quality lens takes impressive macro shots, excellent portraits and wide landscapes, plus you can get close with the macro and retain focus

We review the Canon EOS RF 35mm F/1.8 IS Macro STM lens: does it get the perfect shot?
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Forget gaming: how virtual reality is set to transform our lives in the real world – all from the comfort of our sofa

‘Walk’ on Mars, relieve pain without medication and explore dreams while you’re awake

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‘Walk’ on Mars, relieve pain without medication and explore dreams while you’re awake

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We review the Leica M10-D digital camera: is it the one for you?

Superb pictures for intermediate and advanced photographers with colour handling at 24 megapixels, but there is no built-in LCD screen and a viewfinder with only manual focus

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Superb pictures for intermediate and advanced photographers with colour handling at 24 megapixels, but there is no built-in LCD screen and a viewfinder with only manual focus

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Pocket-sized Sony DSC-WX800 digital camera’s zoom lens packs a big punch

Affordable and highly versatile, this digital camera will appeal to many people who want to capture quality images while getting ‘close’ to their subjects

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Affordable and highly versatile, this digital camera will appeal to many people who want to capture quality images while getting ‘close’ to their subjects

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We review the DJI Ronin S, a pro gimbal that puts the magic into moving shots

Following on the heels of its stablemate the Ronin M, this three-axis system enables the user to shoot stabilised shots on the move

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Following on the heels of its stablemate the Ronin M, this three-axis system enables the user to shoot stabilised shots on the move

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Sony RX 100 Mark VI camera is a perfect pocket powerhouse for taking selfies

This tiny, back-pocket digital device will please even good photographers and those travelling light who want images that will beat those from smartphones

16 Oct 2018 - 10:00AM

This tiny, back-pocket digital device will please even good photographers and those travelling light who want images that will beat those from smartphones

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K conjures up top quality features at budget price

Australian digital camera maker’s updated model, with many professional features, is a great choice for budding video makers with only limited funds

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Australian digital camera maker’s updated model, with many professional features, is a great choice for budding video makers with only limited funds

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K conjures up top quality features at budget price
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Why Canon's new EOS R mirrorless camera should be on your wish list

Users won’t be disappointed by this versatile camera, which takes superb pictures, comes with a sturdy set of lenses and can also be used with existing lenses

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Users won’t be disappointed by this versatile camera, which takes superb pictures, comes with a sturdy set of lenses and can also be used with existing lenses

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High-performance graphics accelerator delivers video processing horsepower when needed – and without need to switch to desktop

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Sony rolls out a camera that delivers more at half the price

The new A7 iii model is a versatile little performer that has all the functions of more expensive models, making it a bargain buy for discerning photographers

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The new A7 iii model is a versatile little performer that has all the functions of more expensive models, making it a bargain buy for discerning photographers

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How video gaming technologies are reshaping our homes

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Roll-up 65-inch TVs, personal IMAX theatres, augmented reality goggles and headphones that let you have a blast as your baby sleeps are all coming soon

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