Stanley Tam Kwok-ming was born in Hong Kong in the 1970s and graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Master’s program at the Department of Cultural Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He started working in post-production at various film companies in 1993, and in stage productions in 1996, serving as actor, director, scriptwriter, music composer and lyricist. In 2013, he starred in a one-man show, Trouble Man.
Tam began participating in scriptwriting and directing in 1998 and served as editor on the short film Snapshots (1998) and the feature GeGe (2001). He had also directed several shorts including Terminated Mail (1998), Zoological Eden (1999) and My First Melody (2006), which have been shown in various film festivals. Tam had also been the editor of Exodus, directed by Edmond Pang Ho-cheung, which was nominated for Best Editor at the 12th Golden Bauhinia Film Awards. His debut feature, Breeze of July (2008), premiered as the opening film at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, and was nominated for the Best New Director Award. He is currently seeking funding for his second feature.
Tam’s latest output as an editor is Dot 2 Dot, directed by new director Amos Wong Ho-yin. He had also worked as an editor on Butterfly (2004), directed by Yan-yan Mak; Fear of Intimacy, directed by Vincent Chui Wan-shun; All About Love, co-directed by Daniel Yu Wai-kwok and Li Kung-lok; Exodus, directed by Edmond Pang Ho-cheung; Merry-Go-Round (2010), co-directed by Clement Cheng Sze-kit and Yan-yan Mak; and Floating City (2012), directed by Yim Ho. He is a member of the Society of Film Editors (HK) and Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong (CASH).
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