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Film Crew

Page to screen

A scriptwriter creates a film in words. It is the first step in making a movie, and a very important one since everyone involved in the making of the film will follow the script. Young Post meets local scriptwriter Christine To.


Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 12:00am

Over the digital divide

For a film editor who learned her trade splicing celluloid on flatbeds, Mary Stephen has a lot of good things to say about the digital technology now available to filmmakers - and it's a sentiment shared by veterans, she adds.

22 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Q. So you think you know pop culture...

1. Where on your body would you wear espadrilles?

2. What were the first names of TV's Starsky (far right) and Hutch (right)?

3. Who was the author of The Old Curiosity Shop?

4. Anthony Stark is the alter-ego of which super-hero?

8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Making sure it all sounds right is no walk in the park for Lea

When most people think of the sounds of the Sevens, they think of the roar of the crowd and the music. But there's more to the sounds of Sevens than meets the eye .... or ear.

30 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

All about colours

Leo Wong Tak-yu, 27, Makeup artist

Young Post How did you get into the makeup industry?

Wong I was working as a graphic designer before I became a makeup artist. I wanted to change jobs because there are too many graphic designers out there.

20 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong will be first in Asia to take centre stage

A successful stage performance depends on performers' professional skills and demands superb backdrops, sound, lighting and technology to provide aesthetic effects for productions.

Experts involved in these types of art and technologies have been sought-after for years.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Career strikes high note in HK

Audio specialists are wanted as new entertainment venues open in region

If you cannot keep your hands off your friends' sound systems and do not mind gaining experience in the mainland, or in one of Macau's swanky casinos, a sound engineering career may be a bright way forward.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Vancouver resents its place in spotlight

Happy ending sought for movie location blues

Cables running in front of homes, spotlights shining on nighttime streets and parking spots for customers at businesses blocked off - Vancouver's film production industry is exacting a heavy toll on some of the city's neighbourhoods.

10 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Face up

Name: Zoe Yu Age: Early 30s Occupation: Freelance makeup artist

Young Post: How did you become a freelance makeup artist?

Yu: I've always been interested in makeup and beauty and took a few short courses a long time ago. I was an office clerk then and never thought about becoming a freelance makeup artist because I knew the income would be unstable.

26 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Eye for creativity

Name: Edmond Wong Chi-keung Age: 50s Occupation: Costume designer

Young Post: What is the difference between fashion design and costume design?

Wong: Costume is a part of fashion. To put it simply, fashion is part of people's daily lives, say for work or for parties, while costume design is for the performing arts.

21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am