Navigating the Lives of Young Asian Professionals: A Sit-Down Interview with Wong Fu Productions’ Phil Wang – INFUSIAN News Spotlight
For over a decade, Wong Fu Productions have been producing Asian American content that has filled the gap in Asian representation present within mainstream media. With over 3.1 million viewers on YouTube, fans in North America, Asia and the rest of the world, audiences around the world have become familiar with the Wong Fu trio: Philip Wang, Wesley Chan and Ted Fu.
In their latest summer series Yappie (a title which refers to the lives of Young Asian Professionals who live the “yuppie lifestyle”), Wong Fu travelled on tour around 9 cities in North America to promote their new series. The series follows Phil Wang, who plays the series main character, Andrew, who must juggle his job, his friends, and his personal journey toward self-fulfillment.
During their Vancouver stop, Justin Kwan, Digital Content Editor at VAFF sat down with Phil Wang to ask him a few questions about the meaning behind Yappie and what plans the group has in store next.