Thomas Yong was born in Seoul, but raised in Denmark. After earning his graduate degree in International Business at Copenhagen Business School, Thomas moved to New York City where he founded Shouting Cow Productions, LLC, - an independent film and TV production company. With Shouting Cow, Thomas produced the short film BASIC EMOTIONS which premiered at Los Angeles International Short Film Festival 2004.
In 2003 Thomas associate produced Jae Song's short film HOPSCOTCH based on a novel by Julio Cortazár. HOPSCOTCH premiered at Hamptons International Film Festival in 2004. Thomas also associate produced Justin Mitchell’s THE GOOD LIFE and Georgia Lee’s latest short film DIAGNOSIS.
In 2003 Thomas produced COLOR OF A DOUBT: AN URBAN FABLE directed by Pornsak Pichetshote and Jason Garrett Lewis, and in 2006 Thomas produced THE WILLIAMSBURGERS, a TV pilot, directed by Tony Leonardo. When Thomas returned to Denmark he produced the short film A CHILD directed by Pernille Rübner-Petersen, YOU ARE THE BEST directed by Ask Hasselbalch, and MEGAHEAVY directed by Fenar Ahmad.
Thomas biggest achievement was when he produced the critically acclaimed feature-length film TIE A YELLOW RIBBON directed by Joy Dietrich. TIE A YELLOW RIBBON has been nominated for Best Film at over 8 film festivals, and won the Special Jury Prize for Best Director at CineVegas Film Festival 2007, and won Best Narrative Feature Film at Urbanworld Film Festival 2007 in New York.