Jennie Kong is the story writer for the highly acclaimed thatgamecompany video game studio, their latest title "Sky: Light Awaits" was recently announced by Apple at their September 2017 keynote. She established her 15-year career in video games working in brand communications with the publishing teams at Nintendo and PlayStation in London, England.
In 2017, Jennie partnered with the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences to direct "The Game Makers", a 10-part digital series exploring Storytelling In Games through the lens of iconic and indie game creators. Her award-winning fantasy-inspired short films and music videos have also appeared across global film festivals and comic conventions, as well as digital channels such as Stan Lee's World of Heroes.
She began her production career assisting TV/film directors Richard Martin and Jordan Vogt-Roberts on their original productions for Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and Legendary Pictures. Follow Jennie @jenniekong
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