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Clifford Choi Gai Gwong

Other names : 蔡继光
Clifford Choi
Choi Kai Kwong
Tsai Chi Kuang
Clifford Tsai Kai Kwong
Birthdate : 1/1/1946
Nationality : Hong Kong
Workplace : Hong Kong
Activities : Director (10), Producer (1), Writer (6), Cinematographer (2), Original Story (1), Planning (1)


Clifford Tsai Kai-kwong was born in Hong Kong in 1946 and educated in Hong Kong, Taiwan and US. Upon receiving his Master Degree, he worked in a US TV station as a photo journalist. Upon returning to Hong Kong, Tsai worked for TVB.

In 1977, Tsai, and two of his filmmaker colleagues, Law Kar and Wu Hao developed the Film Cultural Center which aimed at promoting the film culture in Hong Kong. In 1978, Tsai worked with producer Wu Szu-yuan and wrote the Jackie Chan starring Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow, which officially started Tsai’s film career.

In 1980, Tsai made his first directorial debut, Encore, which received brilliant reviews; it marked the start of HK’s new wave of teenage movies.

He next joined Shaw Brothers and made Teenage Dreamers and Hong Kong Hong Kong.

He immigrated to Canada in 1990, and then returned to Hong Kong in 1993 to teach in the School of Film and Television of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 1994, he directed Naughty Couple.

Source : Celestial Pictures

 [ 2010 - 1990 - 1980 - 1970 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 Sand Pebbles 2015 Director, Producer, Writer
 Naughty Couple 1994 Director
 Amnesty Decree 1987 Director, Writer
 Grow Up In Anger 1986 Director, Writer
 Puppy Love 1985 Planning
 Hong Kong, Hong Kong 1983 Director, Writer
 Teenage Dreamers 1982 Director, Cinematographer
 No U-Turn 1981 Director, Cinematographer, Original Story
 Encore 1980 Director
 Sword, The 1980 Writer
 Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow 1978 Writer
 Water Margin, The 1977 Director
 Wong Fei Hung 1977 Director

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