Arthur Wong

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Arthur Wong
Chinese name 黃岳泰
Chinese name 黃岳泰 (traditional)
Chinese name 黃岳泰 (simplified)

Arthur Wong Ngok-Tai (Chinese: 黃岳泰) is a nine time Hong Kong Film Awards-winning cinematographer, actor, screenwriter, film producer and film director.

Career[edit]

As a cinematographer, Wong was inspired by his father, who was, himself, a renowned cinematographer of the 1950s and the 1960s in Hong Kong. Arthur is in the board of directors for the Hong Kong Film Awards Association,[1] Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers,[2] founder and Honorary Chairman of HKSC (Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers) and Honorary Advisor (Film And Television) to the Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong.

Arthur Wong is known for uses of simultaneous multi-camera filming, the first to film in High Definition in Asia, and holds a record of the only person winning 3 consecutive years in the Hong Kong Film Awards, twice.

Wong started his career in 1976 and participated in more than 130 movies as a cinematographer, some of which were directed by the likes of John Woo, Ringo Lam, Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Yuen Woo-Ping, Ann Hui, Clara Law, Peter Chan, and Tsui Hark.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Cinematography[edit]

Writer[edit]

Producer[edit]

Director[edit]

Actor/Cameo Appearance[edit]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Arthur is the only person winning a "double triple", awarded best cinematography for 3 consecutive years twice in the Hong Kong Film Awards.[4]

Year Film Awards and Nominations Occasion
2010 Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) Won: Best Cinematography 29th Hong Kong Film Awards
2010 Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
2009 Painted Skin (2009) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
2009 Painted Skin (2009) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2008 The Warlords (2007) Nominated: Best Cinematography 2nd Asian Film Awards
2008 The Warlords (2007) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2004 The Floating Landscape (2003) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Bauhinia Awards
2004 The Floating Landscape (2003) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2003 Double Vision (2002) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2002 Visible Secret (2001) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2000 Purple Storm (1999) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
2000 Gen-X Cops (1999) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1999 Sleepless Town (1998) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1999 Sleepless Town (1998) Won: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
1998 The Soong Sisters (1997) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1998 The Soong Sisters (1997) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
1997 Big Bullet (1996) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1997 Somebody Up There Likes Me (1996) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1996 A Touch of Evil (1995) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1995 The Returning (1994) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1994 Days of Tomorrow (1993) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1994 Temptation of a Monk (1993) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1994 Temptation of a Monk (1993) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
1993 Dragon Gate Inn (1992) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
1993 Dragon Gate Inn (1992) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1993 Once Upon a Time in China II (1992) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1992 Once Upon a Time in China (1991) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1990 Miracle (1989) Nominated: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1983 He Lives by Night (1982) Won: Best Cinematography Hong Kong Film Awards
1982 Life After Life (1981) Nominated: Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards
1982 Life After Life (1981) Nominated: Best Cinematography 2nd Hong Kong Film Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "award". Hong Kong Film Awards Association. 
  2. ^ "filmmakers". Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers. 
  3. ^ Hong Kong Cinemagic – Arthur Wong Ngok Tai
  4. ^ "history". HKFA awards history. 

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