Law Wing-cheung

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Law Wing-Cheong
Born (1966-06-26) June 26, 1966 (age 56)
Occupation(s) film director, actor, film editor and assistant director
Awards Golden Horse AwardsBest Film Editing
2002 Running Out of Time 2
(shared with Yau Chi-Wai)

Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 羅永昌
Simplified Chinese 罗永昌

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.


YearFilmChinese titleRoleNotes
1995Fatal 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
1999Where 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"
2000Help!!!辣手回春Associate director
Film editor
Needing You... 孤男寡女Associate director
Film editor
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2Director with Johnnie To
Film editor
Wu yen 鍾無艷Associate director
2002Ghost 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
Film editor
Fat Choi Spirit 嚦咕嚦咕新年財Associate director
Film editor
2003 PTU PTUAssociate director
Film editor
Also known as PTU: Police Tactical Unit
Turn Left, Turn Right 向左走.向右走Second unit director
Film editor
Running on Karma 大隻佬Associate director
Film editor
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
Film editor
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
Film editor
Fantasia鬼馬狂想曲Executive director
2005 Election 黑社會Associate directorUnbilled 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
Film editor
Election 2 黑社會以和為貴Associate director
Film editor
Also known as Triad Election
Exiled 放‧逐Associate director
2007 Hooked on You 每當變幻時Director
Film editor
2008 Sparrow 文雀"Sak"Actor
Tactical Unit – The Code機動部隊─警例Director
Film editor
2009 Tactical Unit – Comrades in Arms 機動部隊─衕袍Director
Film editor
2011 Punished 報應Director
2013 The Wrath of Vajra 金剛王:死亡救贖Director
2014 Iceman 冰封:重生之門Director
Gangster Payday 大茶飯Actor
2015 Two Thumbs Up 衝鋒車Bowling Alley's OwnerActor
TBA King of Drug Dealers 跛豪Director

Awards and nominations

YearFilmAwards and NominationsOccasion
2002 Running Out of Time 2 (2001)Won: Best Editing Shared with Yau Chi-Wai Golden Horse Film Festival
2003 PTU (2003)Nominated: Best EditingGolden Horse Film Festival
2004 Running on Karma (2003)Nominated: Best Film Editing 23rd Hong Kong Film Awards
2004 PTU (2003)Nominated: Best Film Editing23rd Hong Kong Film Awards
2007 2 Become 1 (2006)Nominated: Best New Director 26th Hong Kong Film Awards

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