Andrew Lau

Andrew Lau Wai-Keung is a Hong Kong film director, , cinematographer, presenter and actor.

He most famously worked with Ringo Lam on '''' and Wong Kar-wai on ''Chungking Express'' as cinematographer and has directed Wong Jing-produced sex exploitation movie ''Naked Killer 2'' and the immensely popular themed ''Young and Dangerous'' , including its five sequels and one prequel. Subsequently, Lau collaborated with ''Young and Dangerous'' star Ekin Cheng on the comic-based ''The Storm Riders'' , which was the highest grossing Hong Kong movie at the time and famed for its use of special effects. Lau went on to make several less successful titles in the late 1990s and early 2000s such as '''' . In 2002, he established Basic Pictures. The first three films from the company was the hit ''Infernal Affairs'' trilogy. He reteamed with Alan Mak to co-direct '''' , singer Jay Chou's acting debut and the 2006 film ''Confession of Pain''. His next effort is the 2007 film '''', which marks his first English language film.



* ''Against All''

* ''Ultimate Vampire''

* ''Rhythm of Destiny''

* ''Raped by an Angel''

* ''All New Human Skin Lanterns''

* ''Modern Romance''

* ''To Live and Die in Tsimshatsui''

* ''Lover of the Last Empress''

* ''The Mean Street Story''

* ''Young and Dangerous, Part I''

* ''Best of the Best''

* ''Young and Dangerous 2''

* ''Young & Dangerous III''

* ''Young and Dangerous 4''

* ''The Storm Riders''

* ''Young and Dangerous V''

* ''Young & Dangerous: The Prequel''

* ''The Legend of Speed''

* ''''

* ''Born to Be King''

* ''''

* ''''

* ''Dance of a Dream''

* ''God of Fist Style'' aka. ''Legend of Tekken''

* ''Bullets of Love''

* ''Infernal Affairs'' - co-directed with Alan Mak

* ''Women from Mars''

* ''The Wesley's Mysterious File''

* ''Infernal Affairs III'' - co-directed with Alan Mak

* ''''

* ''Suicide Note On Dot Social''

* ''Infernal Affairs II'' - co-directed with Alan Mak

* ''Hak yau nyn long''

* '''' - co-directed with Alan Mak

* ''Confession of Pain'' - co-directed with Alan Mak

* ''''

* ''''


* ''Little Cop''

* ''Curry and Pepper''

* ''Inspiration Nightmare''

* ''Twin Dragons''

* ''''

* ''Young and Dangerous 4''

Yu Lik-wai

Yu Lik-wai is a Hong Kong , film director, and occasional film producer. Born in Hong Kong, Yu was educated at Belgium's INSAS where he graduated with a degree in cinematography in 1994. Yu has become a mainstay in both the cinemas of and .

Yu has served as director of photography for nearly all of Chinese director Jia Zhangke's films, and along with Jia, the two men founded their own independent film production company, Xstream Pictures.


As cinematographer

As director

Lai Yiu-Fai

Lai Yiu-Fai is a Hong Kong cinematographer.

Kwan Pun Leung

Kwan Pun Leung 關本良, a Hong Kong cinematographer having long collaboration with director Stanley Kwan and Ann Hui. However, Kwan Pun Leung possibly more well-known among Hong Kong cinema fans for directing ''Buenos Aires Zero Degree: The Making of Happy Together'' , a documentary film about Wong Kar Wai's film ''Happy Together''. The cult status of this documentary film unveils that actress Shirley Kwan is one of the cast in original plan but finally she is scene cut in the whole film.

Herman Yau

Herman Yau Lai-To , born 1961 in Hong Kong is a film director, actor, cinematographer, scriptwriter and film producer.


A Chiuchow by origin, Yau studied film at The Department of Communications, from 1981 to 1984 where he spent much of his early days hanging out with music lovers and making independent films.

Upon leaving school, Yau devoted most of his time working in the , and writing for a number of magazine and newspapers as a columnist and freelance writer. Yau has also participated in a number of productions including music videos for Chang Kuan, Jie Cheng-jiang, , Jacky Cheung, Andy Hui and the American jazz player Eric Marienthal. He has also produced TV commercials and promos for the Hong Kong Film Awards.

From 1997 to 1998, Yau participated in the filming of a TV series produced by Radio Television Hong Kong. In 2003, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the , the ICAC produced a television drama series and invited Yau to direct one of the episodes.

Yau is also one of the founders of the cultural newspaper, ''Chinese Youth Weekly'', and two movie magazines . Yau has also published two books of his own.


Yau has produced and directed over 70 movies, which include ''The Untold Story'', ''The Untold Story III'', ''War of the Underworld'', ''Walk In'', ''Ebola Syndrome'', ''Master Q 2001'', ''From the Queen to the Chief Executive'' and the ''Troublesome Night'' series.

Yau's films have also been shown in the Hong Kong International Film Festival and film festivals in Europe and the United States. ''The Untold Story'' and ''Ebola Syndrome'' were praised as "cult classics". ''From the Queen to the Chief Executive'' was awarded the Golden Torch Award by the International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual.

In 1997, together with a group of people coming from different fields who share the same belief in writing and the power of words, Herman founded Step Forward which specializes in publication.

In 1999, Hong Kong Polytechnic University invited Herman as their first "Artist-in-Residence". For seven years, from 1996 to 2002, the Hong Kong Art Centre invited Herman to be a member of the jury for the "Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards".

In 2002 and 2003, Herman was invited as a consultant for the "Master Degree Programme in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology" and Art Consultant for the Hong Kong Art Development Board.

Cheng Siu-Keung

Cheng Siu-Keung is a Hong Kong cinematographer, , and . He is known for frequently collaborating with directors Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai as a cinematographer for their independent film production company, Milkyway Image.



* ''Unfaithfully Yours''

* ''Happy Together''

* ''Middle Man''

* ''The Figures from Earth''

* ''A Bite of Love''

* ''Fight Back to School''

* ''Inspector Pink Dragon''

* ''Hidden Desire''

* ''What A Hero!''

* ''Black Cat II''

* ''Fight Back to School II''

* ''Zen of Sword''

* ''White Lotus Cult''

* ''Murder''

* ''Sam the Iron Bridge -- Champion of Martial Arts''

* ''One Arm Hero''

* ''Return to a Better Tomorrow''

* ''Whatever You Want''

* ''The Great Conqueror's Concubine''

* ''Thunderbolt''

* ''Loving You''

* ''The Meaning of Life''

* ''Teenage Master''

* ''Beyond Hypothermia''

* ''Satan Returns''

* ''Intruder''

* ''Lifeline''

* ''The Odd One Dies''

* ''A Hero Never Dies''

* ''The Lucky Guy''

* ''A True Mob Story''

* ''The Longest Nite''

* ''Tales in the Wind''

* ''Where A Good Man Goes''

* ''''

* ''''

* ''Okinawa: Rendez-vous''

* ''Twelve Nights''

* ''Needing You...''

* ''Help!!!''

* ''Fulltime Killer''

* ''Wu yen''

* ''The Loser's Club''

* ''Running Out of Time 2''

* ''Love On a Diet''

* ''My Left Eye Sees Ghosts''

* ''Fat Choi Spirit''

* ''Love For All Seasons''

* ''Running on Karma''

* ''''

* ''Turn Left, Turn Right''

* ''''

* ''''

* ''Throw Down''

* ''''

* ''

* ''Exiled''

* ''Election 2''

* ''Mad Detective''

* ''

* ''''

* ''''


Andy Kwong

Andy Kwong is a Hong Kong cinematographer. He has been active in the cinema industry since 1979, and directed several commercials beginning in 2004. He is also a board member of the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers and a judge for the Hong Kong Film Awards.


As lighting director

Arthur Wong

Arthur Wong Ngok-Tai is a Hong Kong cinematographer, actor, screenwriter, film producer and .


As a cinematographer, Wong was inspired by his father, who was, himself, a renowned cinematographer of the 1950's and the 1960's in Hong Kong. His father trained him to be a photographer since his youth.

Wong started his career in 1976 and participated in more than 110 movies as a cinematographer, some of which were directed by the likes of John Woo, Ringo Lam, Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Yuen Woo-Ping, Ann Hui, Clara Law, Peter Chan, and Tsui Hark.



* ''Shaolin Mantis''

* ''Heroes of the East''

* ''Dirty Ho''

* ''Fists and Guts''

*''Man on the Brink''

* ''''

* ''Aces Go Places 2''

* ''''

* ''Heart of Dragon''

* ''The Strange Bedfellow''

* ''The Millionaire's Express''

* ''Mr. Vampire Part 2''

* ''Evil Cat''

* ''Armour of God''

* ''Vampire's Breakfast''

* ''Eastern Condors''

* ''''

* ''A Chinese Ghost Story 2''

* ''Armour of God II: Operation Condor''

* ''Once Upon a Time in China''

* ''Spiritually a Cop''

* ''A Kid From Tibet''

* ''Once Upon a Time in China II''

* ''Dragon Gate Inn''

* ''The Moon Warriors''

* ''Twin Dragons''

* ''Days of Tomorrow''

* ''''

* ''Once Upon a Time in China IV''

* ''The Black Panther Warriors''

* ''Temptation Of A Monk''

* ''Love and the City''

* ''The Returning''

* ''A Confucian Confusion''

* ''''

* ''The Adventurers''

* ''''

* ''''

* ''Big Bullet''

* ''Beyond Hypothermia''

* ''God of Gamblers 3: The Early Stage''

* ''The Soong Sisters''

* ''''

* ''Sleepless Town''

* ''Knock Off''

* ''''

* ''Gen-X Cops''

* ''''

* ''Visible Secret''

* ''''

* ''Truth or Dare: 6th Floor Rear Flat''

* ''The Medallion''

* ''The Floating Landscape''

* ''''

* ''Bamboo Shoot''

* ''''

* ''''

* ''The Warlords''


* ''Fists and Guts''


* ''The Floating Landscape''


* ''The Fool Escape''

* ''In the Line of Duty 3''


* ''Viva Erotica''

* ''Beast Cops''

* ''Born Wild''

* ''Demi-Haunted''

* ''Infernal Affairs II''