Simon Chung

Simon Chung Tak-Sing
Chinese name 鐘德勝 (traditional)
BornHong Kong
OccupationFilm director
Years active2000s-present
Alma mater York University, Toronto
Hong Kong Baptist University
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Biography

Simon Chung Tak-sing (Chinese language: 鐘德勝), is a Hong Kong film movie director. His films consist of Innocent, released in 2005, End of Appreciate which premiered on the 59th Berlin International Film Festival in ’09 2009, and Speechless, released in 2012, and which premiered on the BFI 26th London Lesbian and Homosexual Film Festival (since renamed BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival), on 28 March 2012. Chung individually identifies as homosexual.

Early life and education

Chung was created and raised in Hong Kong, and from age fifteen, in the town of Toronto in Canada, where he attended senior high school. He was later on informed at York College or university in Toronto, where he majored in Film, accompanied by Hong Kong Baptist College or university, in Kowloon Tong in Hong Kong, where he produced his first 3rd party movies in the specialized department with the Chinese College or university of Hong Kong in Shatin, in Hong Kong's New Territories, where he got a master's level in Cultural Research.

Life and career

Chung's initial film brief was Chiwawa Express, manufactured in 1992. His initial full-length feature film, Innocent, manufactured in 2005, premiered on the Hong Kong International Film Celebration and earned the NFB Greatest Canadian Film Prize on the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Celebration. His second feature, End of Appreciate, premiered on the Berlin International Film Celebration in '09 2009, while his third, Speechless, premiered on the BFI London Lesbian and Homosexual Film Celebration. He's a founding person in Ying e Chi, an unbiased film distributor in Hong Kong.

Filmography

Speechless (2012) End of Like (2009) Innocent (2005)

Film shorts

First Like and Other Aches (1999) Stanley Dearest (1998) Life is normally Elsewhere (1996) Chiwawa Express (1992)

Awards

Recognized Award for End of Like at this year's 2009 Hong Kong 3rd party Brief Film and Video Awards (IFVA) NFB Top Canadian Film Award for Innocent on the 2005 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival Particular Jury Prize forever is Elsewhere on the 1997 Picture Forum Festival in Japan

See also

Movie theater of Hong Kong

Other Chinese LGBT film directors

Cui Zi'en Package Hung Stanley Kwan Quentin Lee Zihan Loo Scud Yonfan

Source
Wikipedia
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