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FILMMAKING: Award-Winning / Nine Feature Films Director/Screenwriter with extensive professional experience helps you to make your own films

I am here to support and guide you in making your film idea come to reality.

My name is Adrian. I am a feature film director and screenwriter. I have worked in the film and video industry for over twenty years. I have directed and written nine feature films and produced and directed over thirty documentaries, commercials, short films, and social media videos. I have won various awards for my film works at different international film festivals, including best director in the Hollywood International Golden Age Festival and New York Movie Awards, best short film in the Paris Cinema Awards, 10 Best Chinese Feature Film Award, Fukuoka Audience Award, Fukuoka International Film Festival, Japan and more. In my film career, I also have worked on many international film projects and collaborated with various international famous filmmakers and actors such as Jackie Chan, Peter Greenaway, Ewan McGregor, Claude Van Damme, Benny Chan, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Louis Koo, Leslie Cheung, and Tony Leung.

Education
Master of Arts, Film Directing
University of West London/MetFilm School, London, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and Video
University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Affiliations
Associate Member of Directors UK, 2022-present
Member of Hong Kong Screenwriters’ Guild, 2019-present
Member of Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild, 2005-present
Professional Jury of Hong Kong Film Awards, 2010-present

Teaching Experiences
I am passionate about teaching and sharing my knowledge and experience with those passionate about filmmaking all over the world. I have accumulation of many years of teaching experience. I was a part-time lecturer at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the guest Lecturer in Digital Media, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Also, I have done over one hundred sharing and film seminars at universities, high schools, and different communities. And I have served as a judge and special guest speaker in various academic film festivals.

Course outline:
Introduction of the making a film and documentaries (workflow, different film crew positions and professional filmmaking terminology)
Finding your idea
Developing your idea
Script writing
Producing/budgeting/scheduling/casting
Directing (how to become a good director)
Storyboard
Shooting technique (from professional equipment to a mobile phone shooting)
On set shooting (camera/lighting/blocking/sound recording)
Editing (premier pro) and sound mixing

About the lesson (You can choose and discuss which is match your needs)
All Level
Tailor made private lessons
Film Project Support and Tutorial

Extra information

Everyone can learn and enjoy making their own films and documentaries.
Don’t hesitate! Let’s make your dream come to reality now.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Chinese

About Me

I am a feature film director and screenwriter. I have worked in the film and video industry for over twenty years. I have directed and written nine feature films and produced and directed over thirty documentaries, commercials, short films, and social media videos. I have won various international awards for my film works at different film festivals, including best director in the Hollywood International Golden Age Festival and New York Movie Awards, best short film in the Paris Cinema Awards, best editing in Vancouver Independent Film Festival, best Original Narrative Short in 8 & Halfilm Awards, Top 10 Best Chinese Feature Film Award, Fukuoka Audience Award, Fukuoka International Film Festival and more. In my film career, I also have worked on many international film projects and collaborated with various international famous filmmakers and actors such as Jackie Chan, Peter Greenaway, Ewan McGregor, Claude Van Damme, Benny Chan, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Louis Koo, Leslie Cheung, and Tony Leung.

Education

Master of Arts, Film Directing
University of West London/MetFilm School, London, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and Video
University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Experience / Qualifications

Areas of Expertise:
• Directing (Film/Documentary)
• Concept Development
• Screenwriting
• Film/Documentary Development and Preparation
• Casting & Staffing
• Cinematography
• Video Editing/Sound Mixing

Associate Member of Directors UK, 2022-present
Member of Hong Kong Screenwriters’ Guild, 2019-present
Member of Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild, 2005-present
Professional Jury of Hong Kong Film Awards, 2010-present

Reviews (1)

Adrian is a very warm and thoughtful teacher. He listens to your needs and wishes for filmmaking. He catered my class to fit my needs. I look forward to staying in touch with him in the future and future classes.

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