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Tony Au

Name  Tony Au
Role  Film director
Spouse  Teresa Mo (m. 1994)

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Awards  Hong Kong Film Award for Best Art Direction
Art directed  Boat People, The Grandmaster
Production designed  Boat People, Chinese Odyssey 2002
Movies  Dream Lovers, Profiles of Pleasure, The Christ of Nanjing, Au revoir mon amour, Her Beautiful Life Lies
Similar People  Teresa Mo, Cher Yeung, William Chang, Carol Cheng, Pat Ha

Tony Au Ting-Ping (simplified Chinese: 区丁平; traditional Chinese: 區丁平; born 1954) is a Hong Kong film director and artist.


He was born in Guangdong. After graduating from high school in 1972, he engaged in fashion design. Afterwards, he studied film at the London Film Academy. He entered the Hong Kong film industry in 1979.

He is married to the actress Teresa Mo and has two daughters.


His work as art director includes: Tsui Hark's Dangerous Encounters: 1st Kind (1980), Ann Hui's The Story of Woo Viet (1981), Boat People (1982), Ronny Yu's The Postman Strikes Back (1982), Clifford Choi's Lemon Coke (1982), Shu Kei's Soul (1986).


Filmography as director, art director and other positions:

  • Men Suddenly In Black 2 (2006), Art director
  • Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002), Production Designer
  • Troublesome Night 3 (1998), Actor
  • The Christ Of Nanjing (1995), Director
  • A Touch Of Evil (1995), Director, Writer
  • Crime Story (1993), Art director
  • Flying Dagger (1993), Art director
  • A Roof With A View (1993), Director
  • King of Beggars (1992), Costume Designer
  • Au Revoir Mon Amour (1991), Director
  • Finale In Blood (1991), Producer
  • Blonde Fury (1989), Art director
  • I'm Sorry (1988), Director
  • Profiles Of Pleasure (1988), Director, Art director
  • Sworn Brothers (1987), Art director, Actor
  • Dream Lovers (1986), Director
  • Legacy of Rage (1986), Art director
  • The Millionaire's Express (1986), Costume Designer, Art director
  • Rosa (1986), Art director
  • Where's Officer Tuba? (1986), Art director
  • Women (1985), Art director
  • Love in a Fallen City (1984), Art director
  • The Last Affair (1983), Director
  • Boat People (1982), Art director
  • Teenage Dreamers (1982), Art director
  • RTHK television drama 浮雲 (1981), Actor
  • The Story of Woo Viet (1981), Art director
  • The Beasts (1980), Art director
  • Dangerous Encounter - 1st Kind (1980), Art director
  • See Bar (1980), Art director
  • Awards

    In 1983, he won Best Art Direction award with Boat People at the second Hong Kong Film Awards. In the same year, he directed Last Affair, which won the Best New Performer and the Best Cinematography awards at the third Hong Kong Film Awards. In 1986, he directed Dream Lovers, which won the Best Original Film Score award at the sixth Hong Kong Film Awards. In 1995, he directed Hong Kong-Japan film The Christ of Nanjing, which won the Best Artistic Contribution Award at the eighth Tokyo International Film Festival.


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