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Hong Kong Film Directors' Guild - Directors - Hoi Kwong Matt CHOW
鄒凱光 | CHOW Hoi Kwong Matt

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
2004 《7 年很癢》
Itchy Heart
2004 《身驕肉貴》
The Attractive One
2001 《男歌女唱》
Let's Sing Along
2001 《4x100 水着份子》
United We Stand, and Swim
2001 《4x100 水著份子》
United We Stand, and Swim YIP Wai Shun Wilson
1998 《PR Girls 青春援助交際》
PR Girls
1997 《超級無敵追女仔》