Dante Lam Chiu Yin: well-known film director. Lam’s films not only achieve box office success but are critically acclaimed and highly appraised by the industry. From the role of assistant director in the late 1980’s, working on films such as ‘Fight back to school’ and ‘Armageddon 1997’, Lam went on to win Best Film and Best Director for ‘Beast Cops’ at the 18th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards. And later on won the Best Director for 11th Annual Cross Strait Symposium for Film Directors.
Lam specializes in directing crime drama. He has directed around 20 movies such as ‘Option Zero‘ & ‘Jiang Hu – The Triad Zone’. And from the film ‘Beast Stalker’ onwards, his work began to pursue the psychological changes and struggles of the characters, hence displaying a softer side of the action genre. Lam has just finished directing ‘Viral Factor’, with cast such as Jay Chou and Nicholas Tse.
Lam created a short film that portraits his views on the environment for the ‘Breathe Life Arts Exhibition’. In this film, Lam tries to investigate the delicate balance between human development and nature’s preservation. The film is connected by various forms of photography. Using blurry images of rare species of butterflies, the film symbolizes how the butterfly is sadly fading away with the speedy development of the modern world.