United States of America
Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Jimmy Tsai is a Chinese American film director, writer, producer, actor, and editor.
Though technically a production accountant, Jimmy Tsai has been creating projects since his early teens, when the order of the day included everything from crime movie spoofs to commercials for the high school swim team. His latest film making efforts include writing/acting in a comedy Ping Pong Playa and writing/directing another chapter in the The Venom Sportswear AD Campaign, a multi-media commentary on the state of children’s sports endorsement deals, as well as producing The Killing of A Chinese Cookie, a documentary about the history of the fortune cookie. With writer John Choi, he has been selected as a member of the Fox Television Writer’s Program as well as a quarter-finalist for the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship.
He is a graduate of the High School of Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas and University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.