If you’re a decent person, you shouldn’t be a director.
Matt Chow Hoi-kwong was born in Hong Kong in 1968. He joined TVB in 1989, working in lighting, then switched to Asia Television as scriptwriter, working under Joe Ma, on such series as The Blood Sword (1990), Shanghai 1949 (1991) and Who’s the Winner II (1992). Chow left Asia Television with Ma in 1993, beginning his career writing for film. He had since worked on over 30 scripts, including such renowned films as The Day that Doesn’t Exist (1995), Shanghai Grand (1996), First Love Unlimited (1997), Too Many Ways to Be No.1 (1997), Bullets Over Summer (1999), Three: Going Home (2002) and Dog Bite Dog (2006). Too Many Ways to Be No.1 and Three: Going Home were nominated for Best Screenplay by the Hong Kong Film Awards and Bullets Over Summer was named Best Screenplay by the Hong Kong Film Critics Society.
In 1997, encouraged by Ma, he began directing. His first work is Love (1997), followed by five others, including Let’s Sing Along (2001) and The Attractive One (2004), all of which he also wrote.
Chow had appeared in cameos in many films and had published several book. He had also hosted several radio programs, such as Wa! Wa! Wa!, On a Clear Day and Sub-culture.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||The Attractive One|
||Let's Sing Along|
||United We Stand, and Swim|
||United We Stand, and Swim||YIP Wai Shun Wilson|
|1998||《PR Girls 青春援助交際》