William Kong sometimes credited as Bill Kong (simplified Chinese: 江志强; traditional Chinese: 江志強; pinyin: Jiāng Zhìqiáng) (born 1953) is a film producer known for his active role in the Hong Kong film industry and International co-production. He is most famous for co-producing the wuxia film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture as well as a BAFTA Award for Best Film. He co-produced the historical drama war film The Flowers of War. Among his other films are Rise of the Legend (2014) and Monster Hunt (2015), which was at the time of its release the largest grossing film in Chinese history.
- ^ Jeff Yang, "The rise and fall -- and rise? -- of Hong Kong cinema", San Francisco Chronicle, July 22, 2009.
- ^ Patrick Frater, "Bill Kong Revives Wong Fei-hung Kung Fu 'Legend'", Variety, August 19, 2013.
- ^ Raymond Zhou, "Meet Bill Kong, man behind screen hit Monster Hunt", China Daily, July 30, 2015.