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Andrew Lau Wai-Keung
Born: April 4th, 1960 (Hong Kong)





 
Filmography (1986-2020)
 
  Director of Photography (41 films)
    City on Fire (1987)    
    As Tears Go By (1988)    
    Return Engagement (1990)    
    Unmatchable Match (1990)    
    Against All (1990)    
    Lee Rock (1991)    
    Lee Rock II (1991)    
    Perfect Exchange (1993)    
    Sixty Million Dollar Man (1995)    
    Young and Dangerous (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 2 (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 3 (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 4 (1997)    
    Young and Dangerous 5 (1998)    
    Young and Dangerous: The Prequel (1998)    
    The Storm Riders (1998)    
    A Man Called Hero (1999)    
    The Legend of Speed (1999)    
    The Duel (2000)    
    Sausalito (2000)    
    Born to Be King (2000)    
    Bullets of Love (2001)    
    Dance of a Dream (2001)    
    The Wesley's Mysterious File (2002)    
    Infernal Affairs (2002)    
    Cat and Mouse (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs II (2003)    
    The Park (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs III (2003)    
    Initial D (2005)    
    Daisy (2006)    
    Confession of Pain (2006)    
    Look for a Star (2009)    
    Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)    
    A Beautiful Life (2011)    
    The Last Tycoon (2012)    
    From Vegas to Macau 2 (2015)    
    From Vegas to Macau 3 (2016)    
    The Founding of an Army (2017)    
    Kung Fu Monsters (2019)    
    The Captain (2019)    
  Cinematographer (31 films)
    Where's Officer Tuba? (1986)    
    Mr. Vampire Part 2 (1986)    
    Armour of God (1986)    
    The Thirty Million Dollar Rush (1987)    
    Mr. Vampire Part 3 (1987)    
    The Inspector Wears Skirts (1988)    
    Gunmen (1988)    
    News Attack (1989)    
    Wild Search (1989)    
    Little Cop (1989)    
    China White (1989)    
    Curry and Pepper (1990)    
    Days of Being Wild (1990)    
    The Ultimate Vampire (1991)    
    Legend of the Dragon (1991)    
    The Banquet (1991)    
    Shogun and Little Kitchen (1992)    
    The Days of Being Dumb (1992)    
    The Wicked City (1992)    
    Once Upon a Time in China III (1993)    
    Hero from Beyond the Boundary of Time (1993)    
    Crime Story (1993)    
    Future Cops (1993)    
    He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father! (1993)    
    Chungking Express (1994)    
    Ashes of Time (1994)    
    Lover of the Last Empress (1995)    
    Mean Street Story (1995)    
    The Saint of Gamblers (1995)    
    I'm Your Birthday Cake (1995)    
    Best of the Best (1996)    
  Producer (37 films)
    1941 Hong Kong on Fire (1994)    
    Street Angels (1996)    
    Feel 100% (1996)    
    Growing Up (1996)    
    Till Death Do Us Laugh (1996)    
    We're No Bad Guys (1997)    
    Bullets of Love (2001)    
    The Avenging Fist (2001)    
    Dance of a Dream (2001)    
    The Runaway Pistol (2002)    
    Infernal Affairs (2002)    
    Cat and Mouse (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs II (2003)    
    The Park (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs III (2003)    
    Initial D (2005)    
    Moonlight in Tokyo (2005)    
    Confession of Pain (2006)    
    The Third Eye (2007)    
    The Haunted School (2007)    
    Undercover (2007)    
    A Mob Story (2007)    
    Fate (2008)    
    Look for a Star (2009)    
    Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)    
    A Beautiful Life (2011)    
    Dear Enemy (2011)    
    The Guillotines (2012)    
    The Last Tycoon (2012)    
    Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)    
    From Vegas to Macau (2014)    
    From Vegas to Macau 2 (2015)    
    From Vegas to Macau 3 (2016)    
    The Bravest (2019)    
    Kung Fu Monsters (2019)    
    Line Walker 2 (2019)    
    The Captain (2019)    
  Director (47 films)
    Against All (1990)    
    The Ultimate Vampire (1991)    
    Rhythm of Destiny (1992)    
    Raped by an Angel (1993)    
    Ghost Lantern (1993)    
    Modern Romance (1994)    
    To Live and Die in Tsimshatsui (1994)    
    Lover of the Last Empress (1995)    
    Mean Street Story (1995)    
    Young and Dangerous (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 2 (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 3 (1996)    
    Best of the Best (1996)    
    Young and Dangerous 4 (1997)    
    Young and Dangerous 5 (1998)    
    Young and Dangerous: The Prequel (1998)    
    The Storm Riders (1998)    
    A Man Called Hero (1999)    
    The Legend of Speed (1999)    
    The Duel (2000)    
    Sausalito (2000)    
    Born to Be King (2000)    
    Bullets of Love (2001)    
    The Avenging Fist (2001)    
    Dance of a Dream (2001)    
    The Wesley's Mysterious File (2002)    
    Women from Mars (2002)    
    Infernal Affairs (2002)    
    Dark Night Wolf (2003)    
    1:99 Shorts (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs II (2003)    
    The Park (2003)    
    Infernal Affairs III (2003)    
    Initial D (2005)    
    Daisy (2006)    
    Confession of Pain (2006)    
    Look for a Star (2009)    
    Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)    
    A Beautiful Life (2011)    
    Time Archive (2012)    
    The Guillotines (2012)    
    Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)    
    From Vegas to Macau 3 (2016)    
    The Founding of an Army (2017)    
    Kung Fu Monsters (2019)    
    The Captain (2019)    
    Initial D 2 (2020)    
  2nd Unit Cinematographer (4 films)
    Angel (1987)    
    The First Time Is the Last Time (1989)    
    Rebel from China (1990)    
    The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993)    
  3rd Unit Cinematographer (1 film)
    The Millionaires' Express (1986)    
  Executive Director (1 film)
    Red Shield (1991)    
  Actor (18 films)
    Little Cop (1989)    
    Curry and Pepper (1990) ... CID
    Against All (1990) ... Music producer
    Inspiration Nightmare (1992)    
    The Twin Dragons (1992) ... Party guest
    Growing Up (1996) ... Guest at graduation ceremony
    Young and Dangerous 4 (1997) ... Policeman [cameo]
    A Simple Life (2011) ... Guest at premiere
    Tai Chi Zero (2012) ... Lu Chan's father
    The Guillotines (2012)    
    The Rooftop (2013) ... Galilee mayor
    As the Light Goes Out (2014) ... Director of fire services
    Kung Fu Jungle (2014) ... Y.T.M. District officer
    I Am Somebody (2015)    
    Keeper of Darkness (2015) ... Director
    From Vegas to Macau 3 (2016)    
    Golden Job (2018)    
    The Captain (2019) ... Pilot, Tibet airline
  Planning (2 films)
    Modern Romance (1994)    
    The Saint of Gamblers (1995)    
  Presenter (3 films)
    Young and Dangerous 2 (1996)    
    Feel 100% (1996)    
    War of the Under World (1996)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung was born in Hong Kong in 1960. He has been fond of photography since he was a child. He joined Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. after secondary school graduation. The first film he participated in as a semi-skilled worker in cinematography was "Legendary Weapons of China" directed by Liu Jia-liang.
He was eventually promoted to cinematographer in 1985. He had participated in the cinematography for the following films: "Where's Officer Tuba," "As Tears Go By," "Curry and Pepper," two films of "Lee Rock" etc and his works were nominated for the Best Cinematography Award of the Hong Kong Film Awards several times. Christopher Doyle was nominated for the Best Cinematography Award of the Hong Kong Film Awards for "Chung King Express" while Lau Wai Keung was also one the cinematographers on the film. He has been known for his loose style in cinema photography capturing natural light and dynamic camera movements.
He directed his first film "Against All" in 1990, but he didn't give up his career as a cinematographer. He was the director as well as cinematographer of his thirty films except "Rhythm of Destiny," "Raped by an Angel" and "Human Lanterns." He also co-directed with Wong Jing "To Live and Die in Tsimshatsui" and "Modern Romance." In 1995, he took up the position of Director and Cinematographer in "Love of the Last Emperor" and "The Mean Street Story." He founded Bob and Partners Co. Ltd. jointly with Manfred Wong and Wong Jing. The first film of this company was "Young and Dangerous" which was released in 1996 and made a hit. In the same year, they produced the 2nd and 3rd parts of the film as well as "Best of the Best."
From 1997 to 1998, he continued to direct films including "Young and Dangerous IV" for which Anthony Wong was nominated for the Best Actor Award of the Hong Kong Film Awards, "Young and Dangerous V," "Young and Dangerous: The Prequel" and "The Storm Riders."

- Biography from Storm Riders DVD