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Wai-Keung Lau

Andrew Lau Wai-Keung was born in Hong Kong in 1960, and has been fond of photography as a child. He joined Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. after secondary school graduation. The first film he participated in as a semi-skilled worker in cinematography was Legendary Weapons of China directed by Chia-Liang Liu. His position rose throughout the years with film... See full bio »


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Infernal Affairs
Infernal Affairs Cinematographer
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Infernal Affairs 3
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 2012 The Last Tycoon (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2011 A Beautiful Life (director of photography)
 2010 Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2009 Look for a Star (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2006 Confession of Pain (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2006 Deiji
 2005 Initial D (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2003 Infernal Affairs 3 (as Andrew Lau)
 2003 Chow lok yuen
 2003 Infernal Affairs 2 (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2003 Cat and Mouse (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2002 Infernal Affairs (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2002 The Wesley's Mysterious File (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2001 Dance of a Dream (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 2000 Born to Be King (as Andrew Lau)
 2000 The Duel (director of photography - as Andrew Lau)
 1999 The Legend of Speed (director of photography)
 1998 Young & Dangerous: The Prequel (director of cinematography - as Andrew Lau)
 1997 Young and Dangerous 1997 (as Andrew Lau)
 1996 Young and Dangerous 3 (as Andrew Lau)
 1996 Young and Dangerous 2 (as Andrew Lau)
 1996 Young and Dangerous (as Mr. Andrew Lau)
 1995 Miao jie gu shi (as Andrew Lau)
 1995 The Saint of Gamblers (director of photography)
 1993 Future Cops (as Andrew Lau)
 1993 Crime Story (director of photography - as Lau Wai Keung)
 1992 Wicked City
 1991 The Banquet
 1991 Lee Rock
 1990 Peng dang
 1989 China White
 1989 Wild Search
 1989 Little Cop (as Andrew Lau)
 1989 Di yi jian
 1987 City on Fire (as Andrew Lau)
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Alternate Names:

Andrew Lau Wai Keung | Lau Wai Keung | Andrew Lau | Mr. Andrew Lau | Andrew Lau Lo | Andrew Lau Wai-Keung

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...I like directing, so I can be in control of the cinematography, the acting, etc. In Hong Kong , normally the actors have a lot of control, but I need to fully control everything. When I was a cameraman, I was very upset sometimes because I could not control everything. Even when you shoot a shot you don't like, the director can say it's okay, and it will end up in the film. So that's why I ... See more »


Founded B.O.B. & Partners Co. Ltd., in partnership with writer-producer Manfred Wong, and writer-producer-director Jing Wong. The B.O.B. stands for 'Best of the Best'.


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