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  1. Stephen Fung fetes fellow director Ann Hui and shares some thoughts on gentlemanly behaviour

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Actor-turned-director Stephen Fung Tak-lun now spends most of his time in Beijing, but he made a rare appearance in Hong Kong for the Chivas Legends Dinner in the Diamond Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton hotel. The gala dinner on Tuesday honoured home-grown film director and producer Ann Hui On-wah, whose recent award-winning film A Simple Life was well received ...

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    Partnering with right producer key to young directors getting exposure at festivals

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Young directors get premium tickets to festivals More young film directors are earning overseas exposure at international film festivals this year, but not everyone is privileged enough to enter this game. Singer-actor Juno Mak Chun-lun, 29, will screen the world premiere of his directorial debut, the stylised horror film Rigor Mortis , at the Venice ...

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    Fund fails young movie makers, says Hong Kong film community amid calls for overhaul

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of directors and films. They say the Film Development Fund's current system, which favours feature films, shuts out smaller films, including documentaries, and young film-makers. A South China ... they received for publicity at international festivals. But support for young directors and documentary films was much less generous and often even non-existent. Some filmmakers hope a separate category ...

  4. 'Creative powers' keep Stephen Chow from wielding kung fu strokes in 'Green Hornet'

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. It seems Stephen Chow Sing-chi has now completely dropped out of participating in the Hollywood remake of The Green Hornet. A casting call has just gone out for a new Kato in Los Angeles casting rounds. A note is now circulating on film industry blog Spoiler TV seeking: '[KATO] ALL ASIAN ETHNICITIES, Male, ...

  5. No one seems to like comic actor-director Stephen Chow any more

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Suddenly, comedian Stephen Chow Sing-chi (right) is as much a pariah as an AIG executive with a fat bonus. After he was recently dumped as director of the Hollywood project The Green Hornet, various local movie-industry veterans have mouthed off at the Shaolin Soccer star. China Star producer Tiffany Chen Ming-ying ...

  6. Long way to hustle, says Stephen Chow

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Comedy king Stephen Chow Sing-chi's Christmas blockbuster Kung Fu Hustle, which opens on December 23, premiered at Times Square and Queensway last night. Chow, who wrote, produced and directed the film, attended both with cast members, including kung fu actress Yuen Qiu, Huang Sheng Yi, Tenky Tin Kai-man, Lam Tze-Chung and Chan Kwok-kwan. The Queensway screening, billed ...

  7. Stephen Fung hit by arrested development

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam Since 2005's kitschy House of Fury, actor-turned-director Stephen Fung Tak-lun (right) has been stuck in development hell. First there was a delay in his remake of Patrick Lung Kong's Story of a Discharged Prisoner. Then the Stephen Chow Sing-chi movie he was supposed to direct fell into limbo, along ...

  8. Chow comedy smashes local box-office record

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Stephen Chow Sing-chi's comedy blockbuster Kung Fu Hustle has pushed its way to the box office record for local movies in just 45 days, raking in more than $60 million since ... co-stars, veteran performers Yuen Qiu and Yuen Wah, were nominated as best actress and best supporting actor. The film, about an unknown young thief, Sing, who aspires to join an infamous ...

  9. Young 'voters' produce a stalemate

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The chief executive election would end in stalemate if Hong Kong's young people were selecting the city's next leader, the result of a simulated vote ... Amy Yeung Chun-lai, a social worker at the association, said the controversies surrounding Leung had little impact on young people's support, as 'they are too difficult ...

  10. CMA / Young Post Green Manufacturing Competition

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Saturday sees the finals of the CMA-Young Post Green Manufacturing Competition at the South China Morning Post's Tai Po offices. Twelve teams will go before the judges from the Chinese Manufacturers' Association, South China Morning Post and Business Environment Council. There's a lot at stake. The students have all attended workshops and put forward ...




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