Eleanor Kwok was a trader without a store when her landlord tripled her basement shop's rent in 1989 and she could not afford the rise.Thursday, 22 May, 2014, 4:08pm
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 Film Festival's Venice Days section tomorrow.3 Sep 2013 - 12:20pm
Filmmakers are calling for a revamp of the government's film funding system to make it more effective in boosting the international exposure of a greater diversity 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.3 Sep 2013 - 12:16pm
South Korea's biggest-grossing film in history is a work that features popular Korean actors, but also benefits significantly from Hong Kong star power.14 Apr 2013 - 4:49pm
In light of its iconic status, it's no surprise that Temple Street has had more celluloid exposure than most Kowloon thoroughfares.24 Feb 2013 - 5:58pm
Andrew Lau Wai-keung likes to be in control - or, at the very least, to have his say with regards to various facets of film production.23 Dec 2012 - 12:30pm
For Taiwanese model-turned-entrepreneur Monica Chen Yi-ping, there is nothing more important than spending time with her daughter, Lyann. Chen's schedule revolves around her daughter's. After Lyann is off to school, Chen attends to her many businesses, including the Homeless lifestyle chain and Another Fine Day café. Then she picks up Lyann from school.7 Nov 2012 - 3:22pm
Made on a budget that many of its characters would consider as chump change, $upercapitalist tells the story of Conner Lee. A hotshot hedge fund trader, Lee is dispatched by his Gordon Gecko-like superior to Hong Kong to work on a mega deal involving Fei & Chang, a financially troubled family-run conglomerate led by Donald Chang.1 Nov 2012 - 12:39pm
Last year, Perry Lam wrote a book titled Once A Hero: The Vanishing Hong Kong Cinema. In it he explains why the Hong Kong film industry is in decline.28 Oct 2012 - 3:10am
Snapping away with digital abandon, as we now do, it's easy to forget what a hassle it was to drop rolls of film off at a store to be developed - and pick up the photos when they were ready.27 Oct 2012 - 11:21pm