Tim Chey has directed and produced films starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., Stephen
Baldwin, Tricia Helfer, Sharon Leal, William Sadler, Bo Jackson (Football, Baseball
star), David Robinson (NBA star), Margaret Cho, Pam Grier, Tom Sizemore, Tone Loc,
Duane Martin, Tatiana Ali, Corbin Bernsen, Rebecca St. James, et al.
Here are some of the film team crew from previous films from Mr. Chey:
Producer / Director
“Freedom”, “Suing the Devil”, “Fakin’ Da Funk”
Director of Photography
“Freedom”, “Jurassic Park”, “Back to the Future”
“The Tourist” (Johnny Depp)
“Spiderman”, “Van Helsing”
“Dinner for Schumucks”
First Assistant Director
“The Mentalist”, “Ugly Betty”
“David and Goliath”
“Turner and Hooch”, “Air America”
“David and Goliath”
Visual Effects Supervisor
Educated at Harvard University, USC Film School, and Boston University School of Law. Chey's work has been seen on E! Entertainment, The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, VIBE TV, MTV, Daily Variety, Hollywood Reporter, TNT, USA Networks, the Dove Awards, MovieGuide Awards, People Magazine, and the New York Times.
Chey has produced, written and directed eleven feature films, including ‘Freedom’ (Cuba Gooding, Jr., Sharon Leal star of ‘Dream Girls’), ‘Fakin’ Da Funk’ (Pam Grier, Margaret Cho, Kelly Hu), ‘Suing the Devil’ (Malcolm McDowell, Corbin Bernsen, Tom Sizemore), ‘The Genius Club’ (Stephen Baldwin) and ‘David and Goliath’. Chey's films have reached over 55 million households throughout the world.
Chey's last film 'Slamma Jamma' was released nationwide on 502 theaters on March 24, 2017. The film's budget of just $1 million ensured a profit and four major studios bidded for world-wide rights and will the film is headed to returning the investors a 200-300% ROI.
Chey is the winner of two 5-Star Dove Awards and was the recipient of the prestigious 'Spirit of the Independent' award for Best Director. He served as chairman of the Awards committee at the Director's Guild of America.
He divides his time between Honolulu and Los Angeles. He's happily married with two children.