Peter Pau in 2005
|Born||1951 (age 69–70)|
Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Cinematography
1990 A Fishy Story
1992 Saviour of the Soul
1994 The Bride with White Hair
2001 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
2006 Perhaps Love
Golden Horse Awards – Best Cinematography
2006 Perhaps Love
Peter Pau Tak-Hei (Chinese :鮑德熹, born 1951) is a Hong Kong cinematographer and film director, best known to western audiences as for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 2000. One of Hong Kong's premier cinematographers, he has collaborated with directors John Woo, Ronny Yu, Ang Lee, Tsui Hark, and Wong Kar-wai.
Pau is a member of the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers. The asteroid 34420 Peterpau was named in his honour in early 2006. His older sister is Hong Kong Film Awards best actress winner Paw Hee-Ching.
|1987||The Legend of Wisely||Teddy Robin|
|1989||The Killer||John Woo||Co-cinematographer with Wong Wing-Hang|
|1991||To Be Number One||Poon Man-kit|
|God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai||Wong Jing|
|1992||Saviour of the Soul|| Corey Yuen |
|Co-cinematographer with Lee Tak-wai and Simon Li|
|Justice, My Foot!||Johnnie To|
|1993||The Bride with White Hair||Ronny Yu||Co-cinematographer with Lee Tak-shing|
|The Eagle Shooting Heroes||Jeffrey Lau|
|1994||Naked Killer||Clarence Fok|
|Treasure Hunt||Jeffrey Lau|
|1995||The Phantom Lover||Ronny Yu|
|The Chinese Feast||Tsui Hark|
|1997||Warriors of Virtue||Ronny Yu|
|Double Team||Tsui Hark|
|1998||Bride of Chucky||Ronny Yu|
|Anna Magdalena||Yee Chung-man|
|2000||Dracula 2000||Patrick Lussier|
|Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon||Ang Lee|| Academy Award for Best Cinematography |
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematographer
Nominated- ASC Award for Outstanding Cinematography
Nominated- BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
|2002||The Touch||Himself||Directorial Debut|
|2005||The Promise||Chen Kaige||Co-cinematographer with Choi Shung-fai|
|Perhaps Love||Peter Chan||Co-cinematographer with Christopher Doyle|
|2007||Shoot 'Em Up||Michael Davis|
|2008||The Forbidden Kingdom||Rob Minkoff|
|2012||I Do||Sun Zhou|
|2013||Special ID||Clarence Fok|
|2015||Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal||Himself|
|2016||See You Tomorrow||Zhang Jiajia|
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