Name: Rocky Jo | 龍毅 リュー・イ 로키
Height: 5’ 9” / 175 cm
Location: Los Angeles
Nicknames: Rock, RoXXX, Rock Star
Favorite Animes: F.LC.L., Cowboy Bebop, Evangelion
Rocky has directed over 100+ world class athletes including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, Derek Jeter, Peyton Manning, Mia Hamm, and for clients such as Toyota, Gatorade, the US Marines, US Navy, US National Guard, Cisco Systems, and numerous NFL, NHL, and NBA teams.
Born in Texas, educated at Boston U. (dual in Finance and Film), Rocky landed in LA where he honed his highly kinetic and often anime-influenced directing style. His works often criss-cross various Asian commercial styles and languages such as Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
Rocky is currently the director, writer, & editor for the upcoming romantic comedy LOVESICK (aka 戀愛恐慌症), a feature film slated to be released in Asia Fall 2011. The film features an all-star cast including Ariel Lin 林依晨, Bolin Chen 陳柏霖, Jo’Elle Lu 陸明君, Li Yi Feng 李易峰, Lang Tzu-Yun 郎祖筠, and many more.
With his deep knowledge in writing, editing, and coloring, his projects have been showcased in over 50+ festivals and garnered over a dozen awards. He continually strives for excellence and innovation in all aspects of filmmaking. Nevertheless, at the end of the day, he loves just working with great people to tell amazing stories.