Yau Nai-hoi

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Yau Nai-hoi
Born (1968-04-14) 14 April 1968 (age 51)
Hong Kong
Years active1993 – present
Awards
Hong Kong Film AwardsBest Screenplay
2004 Running on Karma
2006 Election
Best New Director
2008 Eye in the Sky

Golden Bauhinia AwardsBest Screenplay
2000 Running Out of Time
2004 PTU

Hong Kong Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay
1999 Expect the Unexpected
2004 Running on Karma

Golden Horse AwardsBest Screenplay
2003 PTU
2004 Throw Down
2005 Election

Chinese name

Yau Nai-hoi (Chinese: 游乃海; pinyin: You Nai Hai) 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.

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

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

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