Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema. Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema.
Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema.

Jackie Chan, The Matrix’s Yuen Woo-ping on martial arts choreographer’s role in Hong Kong action cinema

  • Many Hong Kong directors were not trained in martial arts and handed over the shooting of fight scenes to specialists, who were accorded unparalleled respect
  • Often, like Jackie Chan, martial arts choreographers started out as stuntmen; sometimes they went on to direct films themselves. Here’s how some saw the role

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema. Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema.
Martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on the set of Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018). The action scene choreographer played a unique role in Hong Kong cinema.
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