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Education coordinator for New media and digital technology

Adjunct Associate Professor

    Young Cheong currently teaches video production and theory through the Department of Television and Radio at Brooklyn College and at Dongguk University in Seoul, Korea. Additionally, he also offers various workshops in certification of Final Cut Pro X through a joint effort with Apple. In collaboration with CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, he conducts numerous workshops for faculty and students about making the transition from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X.
    Cheong was also awarded a CUNY Diversity Projects grant that he used to produce A World Within, a documentary highlighting Asian students attending various campuses within the CUNY school system. Cheong’s other film, The Smoking Woman, was screened at various international film festivals including Cannes Short Film Corner in 2009. Additionally, Cheong was the director of photography for the American Penguin Project, which was awarded 'The Best Online Film Award' at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006. We Are All Here won best Animation at ION’s International Film Festival in 2009.

    In July 2014, he established a highly successful CUNY Study Abroad Program in his native South Korea. As Program Director, he teaches students production skills while they adapt and learn about the culture.