Mr. Ng See Yuen
Director and producer Ng See-yuen is born in Shanghai and moved to Hong Kong at a young age. He enrolled under the Southern Drama Group in 1966, and worked as a continuity man at Shaw Brothers. He started to direct films in 1971 with "Mad Killer" (1971) and "The Bloody Fists" (1972). He formed his own company Seasonal Film Company in 1973 and directed films like "Anti-Corruption" (1975) and “The Unwritten Law” (1985). As a skillful producer, he spearheaded films like “Drunken Master”(1978), “Snake in the Eagle's Shadow” (1978), “The Butterfly Murders” (1979), “Gun Is Law” (1983), “Once Upon a Time in China II” (1992), “The Soong Sisters” (1997), and “The Grandmaster” (2013). "All for the Winners" (1990), a film he produced in 1990 topped the local box office chart that year and Ng was widely recognized as one of the most influential and visionary among independent filmmakers in Hong Kong. His insightful eyes had successfully spotted on-screen and off-screen talents like Jackie Chan, Yuen Woo-ping, Andy Lau, Tsui Hark and Stephen Chow. Ng was also instrumental in founding the Hong Kong Film Directors' Guild in 1990 of which he became the president in the first two terms. In 2002, he was instrumental in founding the Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers, an umbrella organization of 10 professional film associations, and has since been the Federation’s Chairman. He used to be Chairman of the Hong Kong Film Awards and was a crucial executive in pushing forward the CEPA project. In 2013, he was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hong Kong Film Awards.