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.
More young film directors are earning overseas exposure at international film festivals this year, but not everyone is privileged enough to enter this game.
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.
In light of its iconic status, it's no surprise that Temple Street has had more celluloid exposure than most Kowloon thoroughfares.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Californian Sam Ferrer came to Hong Kong 10 years ago to join the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as a double bassist. He still does that job, but as with many players in the ensemble he has...
Jennifer Cheung always liked cooking, yet it was a career in the competitive world of banking that helped her take her passion to transform the direction of the dessert industry in Hong Kong and...