Yiu Man-kei began his career as a continuity person on A Friend from Inner Space, directed by Ricky Chan Ka-suen, in 1984. He soon rose to the position of assistant director, and acted in this capacity for over 40 films comprising various genres between 1985 to 2011, including Puppy Love (1985), Escape from Coral Cove (1986), Trouble Couples (1987), Path of Glory (1989), Perfect Match (1989), To Spy with Love!! (1990), A Tale from the East (1990), Widow Warriors (1990), Fist of Fury 1991 (1991), Fist of Fury 1991 II (1992), The Legendary La Rose Noire (1992), My Hero II (1993), A Taste of Killing and Romance (1994), Man Wanted (1995), Melody of Love (1996), Option Zero (1997), Shaolin Soccer (2001), The Twins Effect (2003), Leaving Me, Loving You (2004), Undercover Hidden Dragon (2006), Wonder Women (2007), Beast Stalker (2008), The Sniper (2009), Stool Pigeon (2010) and A Chinese Ghost Story (2011). He is regarded as one of the most experienced assistant directors in Hong Kong.
In 1996, he co-directed with Wong Siu-ming the action comedy Combo Cops, starring Michael Wong, Ringo Yu Rong-guang and Christine Ng Wing-mei. Yiu is a member of the Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild.
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