|Occupation(s)||film director, actor, film editor and assistant director|
|Awards|| Golden Horse Awards – Best Film Editing|
2002 Running Out of Time 2
(shared with Yau Chi-Wai)
Law Wing-Cheong (born 26 June 1966), also known as Vincent Lo, is a Hong Kong film editor, an assistant director, film director, and actor. He is best known for collaborating as an associate director for films made by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai of Milkyway Image.
Law began working for Johnnie To as an assistant director at TVB Studios in 1990. Later, when To left the TV studio, Law continued to work as a director there for three years. In 1997, Law was recruited by To to join his company, Milkyway Image, where he began to work as an assistant director for To. Gradually, Law was promoted to become his associate director.
Law describes being an associate director as having to think faster than the director, as well as handling some of the less complicated scenes for the director and making all kinds of job distributions on the set.
Law made his directorial debut with a segment in the horror omnibus Ghost Office , followed by the cat-and-mouse thriller Running Out of Time 2 which won him an award for Best Film Editing at The 39th Golden Horse Awards.
|1995||Fatal Assignment||共闖天涯||Assistant director|
|1998||A Hero Never Dies||真心英雄||Assistant director|
|The Longest Nite||暗花||Assistant director|
|1999||Where a Good Man Goes||再見阿郎||Assistant director|
|Running Out of Time||暗戰||Assistant director|
|The Mission||鎗火||Assistant director|
Actor: "Curtis' Henchman"
|Needing You...||孤男寡女||Associate director|
|2001||Fulltime Killer||全職殺手||Associate director|
|Love on a Diet||瘦身男女||Associate director|
|Running Out of Time 2||暗戰2||Director with Johnnie To |
|Wu yen||鍾無艷||Associate director|
|2002||Ghost Office||每天嚇你8小時||Director: "The Queen of Gossip"||Collaborating director|
|My Left Eye Sees Ghosts||我左眼見到鬼||Associate director|
|Fat Choi Spirit||嚦咕嚦咕新年財||Associate director|
|Also known as PTU: Police Tactical Unit|
|Turn Left, Turn Right||向左走．向右走||Second unit director|
|Running on Karma||大隻佬||Associate director|
|Also known as An Intelligent Muscle Man (大只佬/大块头有大智慧)|
|Love for All Seasons||百年好合||Associate director|
|Unbilled appearance as "Taxi Driver"|
|2004||Throw Down||柔道龍虎榜||Associate director|
|Breaking News||大事件||Associate director|
|Yesterday Once More||龍鳳鬥||Associate director|
|2005||Election||黑社會||Associate director||Unbilled appearance as "Four Eye"|
|The Unusual Youth||非常青春期||"Inspector Lam"||Cameo appearance|
|2006||2 Become 1||天生一對||Director|
|Election 2||黑社會以和為貴||Associate director|
|Also known as Triad Election|
|2007||Hooked on You||每當變幻時||Director|
|Tactical Unit – The Code||機動部隊─警例||Director|
|2009||Tactical Unit – Comrades in Arms||機動部隊─衕袍||Director|
|2013||The Wrath of Vajra||金剛王：死亡救贖||Director|
|2015||Two Thumbs Up||衝鋒車||Bowling Alley's Owner||Actor|
|TBA||King of Drug Dealers||跛豪||Director|
|Year||Film||Awards and Nominations||Occasion|
|2002||Running Out of Time 2 (2001)||Won: Best Editing Shared with Yau Chi-Wai||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2003||PTU (2003)||Nominated: Best Editing||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2004||Running on Karma (2003)||Nominated: Best Film Editing||23rd Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2004||PTU (2003)||Nominated: Best Film Editing||23rd Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2007||2 Become 1 (2006)||Nominated: Best New Director||26th Hong Kong Film Awards|
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