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Bey Logan

Writer, producer

Bey Logan

British-born writer-producer Bey Logan began his film career in Hong Kong independent cinema crafting the screenplays for the films ‘White Tiger’ and ‘Ballistic Kiss’. An expert on Chinese cinema, Bey authored the book ‘Hong Kong Action Cinema’, a narrative history of the genre, and is currently working on the long-awaited follow-up volume, ‘My Life in 36 Chambers’.

In 1998, he joined the Media Asia film company, where he wrote and co-produced various projects for superstar Jackie Chan. These included two documentaries, ‘Jackie Chan: My Story’ and ‘Jackie Chan: My Stunts’ and the film ‘Gen-X Cops’, and its sequel, ‘Gen-Y Cops’. Bey then moved to the Emperor Multimedia Group, where he wrote the the US$40m Jackie Chan vehicle ‘The Medallion’ and co-produced the hit action comedy ‘The Twins Effect’.

In 2003, Bey formed his own production company, Shankara Productions, in partnership with actress Maggie Q (MI3, Die Hard 4.0, Nikita), and produced the Hong Kong action thriller ‘Dragon Squad’, starring Michael Biehn, Sammo Hung and Maggie Q.

On the 1st of October, 2005, Bey joined the newly formed Weinstein Company as Vicepresident of Acquisitions and Co-production, and worked on many of the company’s films, including ‘The Forbidden Kingdom’ and ‘Shanghai’.

In 2010, he formed B&E Productions. The company’s film releases have included the 3D animation ‘Little Gobie’, the live-action thriller ‘The Blood Bond: Shadowguard’, the sports comedy ‘Beach Spike!’, the contemporary martial arts action thriller, ‘The Borderland’ and the action epic ‘Lady Bloodsport’, currently being co-produced with Voltage Pictures.

Active as both a participant in and devotee of the Hong Kong action genre, Logan has worked with various companies to promote Chinese martial arts cinema in the worldwide market. Himself an accomplished Hung Gar kung fu exponent, Bey runs a martial arts school in Hong Kong.

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