Tony Cheung Tung-leung entered film in 1981 as lighting assistant and was promoted to gaffer in 1986, all the while learning about cinematography. He first served as cinematographer in 1991, lensing Clara Law’s Autumn Moon (1992). Since then, he had photographed more than 50 films, including such works as Drunken Master II (1994), What Price Survival (1994, nominated for Best Cinematography at the Hong Kong Film Awards), Black Mask (1996), Island of Greed (1997), Double Tap (2000), Star Runner (2003), Eye in the Sky (2007, nominated for Best Cinematography at the Golden Bauhinia Awards), Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008, nominated for Best Cinematography at the Hong Kong Film Awards), White Vengeance (2011, nominated for Best Cinematography at the Changchun Film Festival) and Christmas Rose (2013).
Cheung became a first-time director with The Sage Hunter (2005, co-directed with Cindy Shyu), based on the true story of Taiwan’s indigenous people, exploring the conflict between native culture and modern civilization. His sophomore effort is Legend of Lu Xiao Feng (2006, co-directed with Billy Tang), a martial arts film made in Mainland China. Since then, he had been focusing his career on cinematography.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||Legend of Lu Xiao Feng||TANG Hin Shing Billy|
||The Sage Hunter|