The 37th Hong Kong Film Awards presentation ceremony will take place on Sunday at Tsim Sha Tsui’s Cultural Centre. Ahead of the stellar event, nominees starred in an exclusive photo shoot for the night’s commemorative brochure.
Celebrities including Louis Koo, Ronald Cheng, Sylvia Chang and more joined the stylish shoot. Take a sneak preview of the shoot as we anticipate the stars’ fabulous red-carpet looks this weekend.
Veteran actor Koo has earned the Best Actor nomination for his role in the thriller, Paradox. He has been nominated four times for the Best Actor award at the Hong Kong Film Awards. He was named Best Actor at the 12th Asian Film Awards.
Singer-actor Cheng is nominated for the Best Actor award for the first time for his role in Concerto of the Bully.
“As an actor, I am very sensitive to the passage of time. I wish I could have all the time to prepare for each role and opportunity I get,” says Cheng at the photo shoot as he picked a Tiffany & Co. timepiece to complete his look. “I used to believe I had to wait for opportunities to come to me. Nowadays, I would seize the initiative without wasting a second.”
Filmmaker-turned-actor Tian Zhuangzhuang has also earned a nomination for the Best Actor award for his role in Love Education.
The film is directed by Sylvia Chang, who is also a nominee this year, competing for the Best Actress and Best Director awards. Chang is known for not only being an actress but also script writing and directing.
Three-time nominee Teresa Mo is nominated for the Best Actress award for her role in Tomorrow Is Another Day.
Model-turned-actress Chrissie Chau is also nominated for the Best Actress award this year in the romantic drama, 29 +1.
“It has been very exciting this year, as our 29+1 team has been nominated for different awards,” Chau says at the photo shoot. “Because of the professionalism of this team, we were able to create this remarkable film.”
Singer-actress Stephy Tang is also nominated for the Best Actress award for the first time for her role in The Empty Hand.
Veteran actor Philip Keung earned a Best Supporting Actor nomination this year for his roles in two films – Concert of the Bully and Shock Wave.
Paul Chun, who has already won the Best Supporting Actor award at the Hong Kong Film Awards twice, is nominated again, this time for his role in Love Off the Cuff.
Japanese actor Yasuaki Kurata is a veteran martial arts master and is nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in The Empty Hands.
Nominees for the Best Supporting Actress award this year includes veteran actress Susan Shaw, nominated for her role in Vampire Cleanup Department; Estella Wu for her role in Love Education; Baby Bo for her role in Somewhere Beyond The Mist; Joyce Cheng in 29+1, and Deanie Ip for Our Time Will Come.
The celebrities wore luxury jewellery and watches sponsored by Tiffany & Co.