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Lai Yat-nam
LAI Yat-nam was born in 1978. He enrolled in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 1997 for Diploma in Film and Television. Upon graduation, he continued studying in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television, majoring in Cinematography/Lighting Design and graduated with honor in 2002.

In 2003, he joined Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK, a publicly-funded broadcaster) as Director of Photographer. 2007 his HD Drama “Below the Lion Rock: Farewell Shek Kip Mei” got Chicago International Television Silver Hugo Awards in Special Achievement at Cinematography / Videography.

In addition to be Director of Photographer of RTHK, he insist on creating script and directing his own films. His first short film “Weight Of Light” is an Official Selection of the Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2007. In 2008, he joins the Fresh Wave short film workshop project, which is organized by the Hong Kong International Film Festival. And his second short film “Until the Weeping Day” was awarded “Special Mention” in the competition.

2009, he participates in the co-production project between NHK and RTHK TV station. It is a two-hour HD drama, shooting in Hong Kong and Japan. He is the Director of Photographer in this drama.