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Herman co-directed a music video of Denise Ho with Tsui Hark.

Herman is also the DP of the music video.

(10th December, 2003)

Right after the shooting "Dating Death", Herman started his 

new film, "The Ghost Inside".  The casts of the film are Liu Ye from

 Mainland China and Barbie Hsu from Taiwan.  The film was 

shot in Dalian.

(30th November, 2003)

Herman has started the shooting of a movie which is a thriller and 

the title is "Dating Death".  The casts are Stephy and Teresa of a 

teenage group, Cookies.

(18th October, 2003)

Herman has finished the shooting of a movie titled 

"Astonishing".  The movie is thriller and and was shot in Shenzhen.  

The casts of the movie are Christie Chung, Alex Fong and special

appearance of Sammo Hung.  

(18th October, 2003)

Herman starts writing a column in a Mainland China Newspaper 

this week.  The column appears in the newspaper every Wednesday.

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(19th August, 2003)

Herman has started the shooting of a movie, Herbal Tea.  

The casts of the movie are Jordan Chan and Candy Lo.  

(17th August, 2003)

The ICAC (Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption) 

was set up in 1974.  To celebrate the thirty years anniversary,  ICAC is

going to produce a joint TV series  production with TVB (Television

 Broadcast Ltd).  The series has five episodes.  Herman is the director 

of one of the episodes.  The shooting begins in August and will 

meets the audience in April, 2004.  Alex Fong, Maggie Shiu and 

Anthony Wong will appear in the episode directed by Herman.

(21st July, 2003) 

Herman has finished the shooting of a movie titled 

"Seventeen Years Buried".  The movie is a combination of

thriller and black comedy.  The casts are Cheung Tat Ming,

Lai Yiu Cheung and Amanda Lee.

(21th May, 2003)

Herman is now making his new movie "Papa 

Loves You".  The casts of the movie are Tony Leung Kai Fai,

Charlene Choi (of the Twins), Eric Tsang, and Boyz.  The movie is

presented by ChinaStar and is scheduled to be released in August.

(20th April, 2003)

"Shark Busters" is one of the official selections in this year's

Hong Kong International Film Festival and the Udine Fareast

Film Festival.

(2nd March, 2003)

"The Hong Kong Film Critics Society Annual Awards 2002" was

 announced on 20th January, 2003.  "Shark Busters" was awarded as 

one of the "Films of Merit" in 2002.  The prize presentation

ceremony will be held on 5th March.

(21st January, 2003)

Herman has written two scripts for a police drama series 

produced by RTHK (Radio Television Hong Kong).  The series 

include ten episodes of independent stories.  The shooting of 

the series begins this month and is scheduled to be released 

after Chinese New Year.

(22nd December, 2002)

Herman was invited to be a member of the jury panel for The 7th

 Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards 2002.

(1st December, 2002)

Herman is going to be the cinematographer of a movie which is 

produced by Ken Cheng.  The movie is invested by China 

Star and the casts of the movie are Gillian Chung,

 Ken Cheng and Lai Yiu Cheung.

(26th Novvember, 2002)

Directed by Herman Yau, the movie previously named as 

"1/2 Cop" is now titled as "Shark Busters".

(20th November, 2002)

"Give Them A Chance" has been nominated for 

the best action choreography award in this year's Golden Horse Award.

(16th October, 2002)

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"The Untold Story" is one of the selected

films in "In The Mood For Gore" which is 

presented by Subway Cinema in New York.  

The event will take place in New York from 

November 8 to November 14, 2002 at 

Anthology Film Archives (32 Second 

Avenue, at Second Street).

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(7th October, 2002)

Herman directed a TV commercial of male costume.  Alex Fong

starred in the commercial.

(24th September, 2002)

After an operation in hospital, Herman has started the shooting of 

his new movie on 22nd June.  The movie features Andy Hui and a 

group of new comers.  The shooting of movie is expected to be 

finished by the end of July. 

(12th July, 2002)

The shooting of "1/2 Cop", a movie produced by Danny Lee and 

directed by Herman Yau, started on 29th March.  The movie

is a Magnum Film production and is invested by Shaw Brothers.

(1st April, 2002) 

David Lee in "From the Queen to the Chief Executive" 

is one of the nominees of the best supporting actor award in 

this year's Hong Kong Film Award. 

(6th March, 2002)

        

Hong Kong Film Critics' Association has announced the list of

 nominations for the 7th Golden Bauhinia Awards on 19th February.

Herman (From the Queen to the Chief Executive) was nominated for 

the Best Director Award.  The awards presentation ceremony will

be held at the Hong Kong Science Museum on 17th March.  The 

award winners will be announced during the ceremony.

"From the Queen to the Chief Executive" is also chosen as one

of the best ten Chinese movies in 2001 by the Hong Kong

Film Critics' Association.

(22nd February, 2001)

Herman's latest movie, "Happy

 Family" featuring Nick Cheung 

Ka Fai, Candy Lo Kenny Bee,

Cecilia Yip and Amanda Lee,

will be released on 7th March.  

The Gala Premiere will be on 

21st February and the Venue is 

Hong Kong Convention and 

Exhibition Centre Theatre I.

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12th February, 2002

 International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual

has announced that the OCIC Award for Chinese movies in 2001

will be granted to "From the Queen to the Chief Executive" 

 for its concern about social injustice and human rights.  

Presentation of the award will be held in Taipei.

(26th January, 2002)

 

The results of the 2001 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Annual

Awards was announced on 21st January, 2002.  

"From the Queen to the Chief Executive" got the "Film of Merit" 

award.  The award presentation ceremony will be held at the 

Fringe Club on 25th February, 2002.

(more about the Awards)

(22nd Jan., 2002) 

Herman has just finished a TV commercial for a health food in 

Guangzhou.  Danny Lee was one of the casts.  Herman was both 

the director and cinematographer of the TV commercial.

(13th Jan., 2002) 

Herman has started the shooting of his latest movie 

"Happy Family" on 19th ofDecember.  The movie is a comedy 

and the casts are Nick CheungKa Fai, Candy Lo, Kenny Bee, 

Cecilia Yip, Amanda Lee Tats Lau and Alfred Cheung.  

(27th Dec., 2001)

"From the Queen to the Chief Executive"

 is part of the program in 

the 21st Hawaii International 

Film Festival.

 (16th Nov., 2001)

 

"From the Queen to the Chief Executive" has been nominated for 

the best adapted script award in this year's Golden Horse Award.

(15th Nov., 2001)

Ringo Lam has finished the shooting of his upcoming movie,

"Looking for Mr. Perfect".  The movie was shot in Malaysia 

and Hong Kong.  Herman was the director of photography of

the part in Hong Kong.

(20th Oct., 2001)

"From the Queen to the Chief Executive" is one of the official

selections of the 20th Annual Vancouver International

Film Festival.

(10th Oct., 2001)

  Herman was invited to be a member of the jury panel for The 6th

 Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards 2001.

(9th Oct., 2001)

Herman has started writing a column for a Hong Kong newspaper,

Ming Pao.  Readers can read his articles every Friday.

(4th Aug., 2001)

A piece of work by Herman in 1996, "Ebola Syndrome" is one 

of the official selections of this year's Fantasia Film 

Festival in Montreal.

(10th July, 2001)

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