Originally studying 3D Animation for Broadcast & Design, Derrick found his calling in New York City where he studied at the New York Film Academy.
Derrick soon gravitated to the camera and focused on cinematography and photography, yet still retained his roots in filmmaking and design.
After graduating, Derrick worked on two indie feature films, “Suzanne” and “Born From The Foot”, as well as various music videos including one with rap legend, Ice-T.
Other clients in New York include: Ogilvy, VH-1, Empire Entertainment, ImaginAsian Entertainment and Tupelo Honey Productions.
In 2008, Derrick arrived in Hong ong and joied forces with several fellow creatives to produce content for different mediums ranging from viral video advertising to feature film production.
Working on commercials and music videos, his recent clients include: Reebok, Nokia, STAR TV, Nomura, Guerlain, LanKwaiFong Group, G.O.D., UA Cinemas, Tom.com, Josie Ho, Van Ness Wu, Edison Chen, MC Jin, Simon Birch, 24 Herbs, Ryan Hui, 2R, 852 Films, Making Film Productions, Ocean Vista Films, Talent Asia, Education First and AliveNotDead.com
Derrick divides his time between Hong Kong and New York City.