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Law Wing-Cheong
Chinese name 羅永昌 (Traditional)
Chinese name 罗永昌 (Simplified)
Pinyin Luó2 Yǒng3 Chāng1 (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lo4 Wing5 Cheung1 (Cantonese)
Occupation film director, actor, film editor and assistant director

Law Wing-Cheong is a Hong Kong film editor, an assistant director, film director and actor. He is best known for collaborating as an associate director for films made by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai of Milkyway Image.



Law began working for Johnnie To as an assistant director at TVB Studios in 1990. Later, when To left the TV studio, Law continued to work as a director there for three years. In 1997, Law was recruited by To to join his company, Milkyway Image, where he began to work as an assistant director for To. Gradually, Law was promoted to become his associate director.

Law describes being an associate director as having to think faster than the director, as well as handling some of the less complicated scenes for the director and making all kinds of job distributions on the set.

Law made his directorial debut with a segment in the horror omnibus Ghost Office, followed by the cat-and-mouse thriller Running Out of Time 2 which won him an award for Best Film Editing at The 39th Golden Horse Awards.


Year Film Chinese title Role Notes
1995 Fatal Assignment 共闖天涯 Assistant director
1998 A Hero Never Dies 真心英雄 Assistant director
The Longest Nite 暗花 Assistant director
1999 Where a Good Man Goes 再見阿郎 Assistant director
Running Out of Time 暗戰 Assistant director
The Mission 鎗火 Assistant director
Actor: "Curtis' Henchman"
2000 Help!!! 辣手回春 Associate director
Film editor
Needing You... 孤男寡女 Associate director
Film editor
2001 Fulltime Killer 全職殺手 Associate director
Love on a Diet 瘦身男女 Associate director
Running Out of Time 2 暗戰2 Director with Johnnie To
Film editor
Wu yen 鍾無艷 Associate director
2002 Ghost Office 每天嚇你8小時 Director: "The Queen of Gossip" Collaborating director
My Left Eye Sees Ghosts 我左眼見到鬼 Associate director
Film editor
Fat Choi Spirit 嚦咕嚦咕新年財 Associate director
Film editor
2003 PTU PTU Associate director
Film editor
Also known as PTU: Police Tactical Unit
Turn Left, Turn Right 向左走.向右走 Second unit director
Film editor
Running on Karma 大隻佬 Associate director
Film editor
Also known as An Intelligent Muscle Man (大只佬/大块头有大智慧)
Love for All Seasons 百年好合 Associate director
Film editor
Unbilled appearance as "Taxi Driver"
2004 Throw Down 柔道龍虎榜 Associate director
Breaking News 大事件 Associate director
Yesteday Once More 龍鳳鬥 Associate director
Film editor
Fantasia 鬼馬狂想曲 Executive director
2005 Election 黑社會 Associate director Unbilled appearance as "Four Eye"
The Unusual Youth 非常青春期 "Inspector Lam" Cameo appearance
2006 2 Become 1 天生一對 Director
Film editor
Election 2 黑社會以和為貴 Associate director
Film editor
Also known as Triad Election
Exiled 放‧逐 Associate director
2007 Hooked on You 每當變幻時 Director
Film editor
2008 Sparrow 文雀 "Sak" Actor
Tactical Unit – The Code 機動部隊─警例 Director
Film editor
2009 Tactical Unit – Comrades in Arms 機動部隊─衕袍 Director
Film editor

Awards and nominations

Year Film Awards and Nominations Occasion
2002 Running Out of Time 2 (2001) Won: Best Editing Shared with Yau Chi-Wai Golden Horse Film Festival
2003 PTU (2003) Nominated: Best Editing Golden Horse Film Festival
2004 Running on Karma (2003) Nominated: Best Film Editing 23rd Hong Kong Film Awards
2004 PTU (2003) Nominated: Best Film Editing 23rd Hong Kong Film Awards
2007 2 Become 1 (2006) Nominated: Best New Director 26th Hong Kong Film Awards

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