In 2006, Lin directed Annapolis for Touchstone Pictures and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift for Universal Pictures. He then ventured back into the independent film world to make the '70s period-piece comedy Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee, which was released by IFC Films and The Weinstein Company after its successful premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2009, Lin directed Universal's Fast & Furious.
Early in his career, Lin served as the production coordinator at the Media Arts Center of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. During his tenure there, he created several educational television pilots and documentaries such as Passing Through, which was featured on PBS.
Lin also established Trailing Johnson Productions, his own production company, which has made distinguished projects such as the documentary Spotlighting, as well as the acclaimed Better Luck Tomorrow and Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee. Lin is presently in the midst of developing and producing several new film and television projects.
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Justin Lin Facts
|Birth Name||Yipin Lin|
|Occupation||Director, Writer, Producer|