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Greg Pak Biography


 Greg Pak is a filmmaker and comic book writer best known for directing the award-winning feature film "Robot Stories" and writing the epic "Planet Hulk" and "World War Hulk" storylines for Marvel Comics. He was named one of 25 Filmmakers to Watch by Filmmaker Magazine, described as "a talent with a future" by the New York Times, and named "Breakout Talent" of the year by Wizard Magazine.
 
Pak's run on Marvel's "Incredible Hulk" comic book included the much lauded "Planet Hulk" and "World War Hulk" epics and was named the Best Ongoing Series of 2007 by Wizard Magazine. Pak created the character of Amadeus Cho, who won a 2005 Marvel.com fan favorite poll, and has written numerous Marvel miniseries, including the top-selling "X-Men: Phoenix - Endsong." Pak also wrote the "Battlestar Galactica" series for Dynamite.
 
Pak's feature film "Robot Stories," starring Tamlyn Tomita and Sab Shimono, played in 75 festivals, won 35 awards, screened theatrically across the country, and is now available on DVD from Kino. Pak's feature screenplay "Rio Chino" won the Pipedream Screenwriting Award at the IFP Market and a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. Pak wrote the screenplay for the feature film "MVP," which premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.
 
Pak's short film "Fighting Grandpa" has won 20 prizes, including a Student Academy Award, and has played in over 50 film festivals. Pak's comic shorts "Asian Pride Porn" and "All Amateur Ecstasy" are among the most viewed films at AtomFilms.com. His shorts "Mouse," "Po Mo Knock Knock," "Cat Fight Tonight" and "The Penny Marshall Project" have won awards and screened in dozens of film festivals around the world.
 
Pak edits AsianAmericanComics.com and AsianAmericanFilm.com and writes the "Pak Talks Comics" column for BrokenFrontier.com. He studied political science at Yale University, history at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and film production at the NYU graduate film program. He is represented by Sandra Lucchesi of the Gersh Agency, Los Angeles, and David Hale Smith of DHS Literary. For the latest about Greg Pak's work, visit PakBuzz.com

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"I'm half Korean and half white. These days, people usually think I'm the same ethnicity as whomever I'm standing next to — Latino or Arab or Jewish or Native American or Dutch or whatever — I've heard it all." -Greg Pak

 
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