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|Born||14 April 1968|
|Years active||1993 – present|
Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Screenplay
2004 Running on Karma
Best New Director
2008 Eye in the Sky
Golden Bauhinia Awards – Best Screenplay
2000 Running Out of Time
Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards – Best Screenplay
1999 Expect the Unexpected
2004 Running on Karma
Golden Horse Awards – Best Screenplay
2004 Throw Down
Yau Nai-hoi (Chinese :游乃海; pinyin :You Naihai) is a Hong Kong screenwriter and director. He is best known as a frequent screenwriter for films produced by the independent Hong Kong production company Milkyway Image, notably films directed by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai. Yau often collaborates with fellow Milkyway Image writers Wai Ka-Fai, Szeto Kam-Yuen, Au Kin-Yee and Yip Tin-Shing. His directorial debut arrived with the 2007 film Eye in the Sky .
|Year||Film||Awards and Nominations||Occasion|
|1999||The Longest Nite (1998)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Szeto Kam-Yuen||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|1999||Expect the Unexpected||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Szeto Kam-Yuen and Chow Hin-Yan||Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards|
|1999||Expect the Unexpected||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Szeto Kam-Yuen and Chow Hin-Yan||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2000||Running Out of Time (1999)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Laurent Courtiaud and Julien Carbon||Golden Bauhinia Awards|
|2000||Running Out of Time (1999)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Laurent Courtiaud and Julien Carbon||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2000||Needing You... (2000)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Wai Ka-Fai||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2003||PTU (2003)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Au Kin-Yee||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2003||Turn Left, Turn Right (2003)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Wai Ka-Fai, Au Kin-Yee and Yip Tin-Shing||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2004||PTU (2003)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Au Kin-Yee||Golden Bauhinia Awards|
|2004||Throw Down (2004)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Au Kin-Yee and Yip Tin-Shing||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2004||Running on Karma (2003)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Wai Ka-Fai, Au Kin-Yee and Yip Tin-Shing||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2004||Running on Karma (2003)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Wai Ka-Fai, Au Kin-Yee and Yip Tin-Shing||Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards|
|2005||Election (2005)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Yip Tin-Shing||Golden Horse Film Festival|
|2006||Election (2005)||Won: Best Screenplay Shared with Yip Tin-Shing||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2007||Election 2 (2006)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Yip Tin-Shing||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2008||Eye in the Sky (2007)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Au Kin-Yee||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2008||Eye in the Sky (2007)||Won: Best New Director||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2008||Eye in the Sky (2007)||Nominated: Best Director||Hong Kong Film Awards|
|2008||Eye in the Sky (2007)||Nominated: Best Screenplay Shared with Au Kin-Yee||Asian Film Awards|
Johnnie To Kei-fung is a Hong Kong film director, screenwriter and film producer. Popular in his native Hong Kong, To has also found acclaim overseas. Intensely prolific, To has made films in a variety of genres, though in the West he is best known for his action and crime movies, which have earned him critical respect and a cult following, which includes American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.
The Longest Nite is a 1998 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Patrick Yau and Johnnie To, starring Lau Ching-wan and Tony Leung Chiu-wai. The film was produced by To and Wai Ka-fai along with their production company, Milkyway Image.
Wai Ka-fai is a Hong Kong film director, screenwriter and film producer. Best known for his frequent collaborations with Johnnie To, he co-formed Milkyway Image in 1996, which is now one of the most successful independent film studios in Hong Kong. The films that the two have made together as directors and producers include Needing You..., Fat Choi Spirit, Love on a Diet, Fulltime Killer, Turn Left, Turn Right, Running on Karma, and Mad Detective. His solo directorial efforts include Too Many Ways to Be No. 1, Written By and Detective vs Sleuths.
Yau is a surname. It is a romanisation of multiple surnames in Cantonese speaking regions based on different varieties of Chinese, as well as a surname in other cultures.
The Banquet, also known as Party of a Wealthy Family, is a 1991 Hong Kong comedy film. It was quickly filmed for a Hong Kong flood relief charity, after the Yangtze River flooded in July of that year, killing over 1,700 people and displacing many more in the eastern and southern regions of mainland China.
A list of awards given to members of the Hong Kong Civil Service:
Dennis Law Sau-yiu is a Hong Kong film producer, screenwriter, actor, director and presenter. He is the former chairman and executive director of Milkyway Image, and a founder of its subsidiary company Point of View Movie Production Co. Ltd. Films directed by Law include teen comedies such as The Unusual Youth and Love @ First Note, and martial arts action films that include Fatal Contact and Fatal Move.
Eye in the Sky is a 2007 Hong Kong action thriller film starring Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka-fai and Miss Hong Kong pageant winner Kate Tsui in her film debut. Yam and Tsui play surveillance operatives on the trail of a gang of professional robbers led by Chan Chong-Shan (Leung). The title is derived from the casino surveillance tech "eye in the sky". It marks the directorial debut of Yau Nai-hoi, a long-time screenwriter for films directed by Johnnie To, who co-produced the film with his production company Milkyway Image. Eye in the Sky premiered as an Official Selection at the 2007 Berlin International Film Festival, and as an Opening Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. It was released by Edko Films in Hong Kong on 21 June 2007.
Au Kin-yee is a Hong Kong screenwriter.
Law Wing-Cheong, 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.
Yip Tin-shing is a Hong Kong screenwriter.
Triangle is a 2007 Hong Kong action film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, and Johnnie To. The film's title refers to both the acclaimed trio of filmmakers and to the uneasy brotherhood of the film's three protagonists. Triangle tells one story which is told in three thirty-minute segments, independently helmed by the three directors. It stars Louis Koo, Simon Yam and Sun Honglei as a group of friends who uncover a hidden treasure that quickly draws attention among others. The film's tagline is "Temptation. Jealousy. Destiny." Each word is often associated with the segments that appear in chronological order.
Patrick Yau Tat-Chi is a Hong Kong film director and assistant director best known for making independent films for Milkyway Image, the production company owned by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai.
Cheng Siu-keung, also credited as Alan Cheng or Milo Cheng, is a Hong Kong cinematographer, screenwriter, and director. He is known for frequently collaborating with directors Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai as a cinematographer for their independent film production company, Milkyway Image.
Matthew "Matt" Chow Hoi-Kwong is a Hong Kong screenwriter, director, actor and producer. He is best known for his romantic comedy films, and has served as a screenwriter for filmmakers Peter Chan, Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai, and Joe Ma.
Johnnie To is a Hong Kong film director, screenwriter and producer. He has contributed to many projects, as a producer, director or a combination of the two. He made his directorial debut in 1980, when he directed The Enigmatic Case, a film starring Damian Lau.
The Condor Heroes 95 is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Return of the Condor Heroes. It was first broadcast on TVB Jade in Hong Kong in 1995. Many of the cast from The Legend of the Condor Heroes (1994) reprised their roles in this series, such as Lau Dan and Wayne Lai. In addition, Jason Pai reprised his breakthrough role as Kwok Ching, whom he previously portrayed in The Legend of the Condor Heroes (1976) and The Return of the Condor Heroes (1976).
Milkyway Image Ltd. is a film production company based in Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The company was established in 1996 by director Johnnie To in partnership with frequent collaborator Wai Ka-Fai. The company is known best for producing dark crime films inspired by the works of French director Jean-Pierre Melville and the film noir genre. Milkyway Image's productions have been repeatedly praised as a bold move against the commercialism found in post-handover Hong Kong cinema, and have also attracted a significant international fan base.
Bloody Brotherhood is a 1989 Hong Kong action film directed by Wang Lung-wei and starring Andy Lau and Irene Wan.
Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 is a 2014 romantic comedy film directed by Johnnie To. A sequel to the 2011 film Don't Go Breaking My Heart, it stars returning cast members Louis Koo, Gao Yuanyuan and Daniel Wu alongside new cast members Vic Chou and Miriam Yeung. It was screened at the Special Presentations section at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. It was released in China on 11 November and in Hong Kong on 13 November 2014.