Meet Derek Yee (爾冬陞), Renowned Director and Screenwriter ⋅ Time Auction

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Meet Derek Yee (爾冬陞), Renowned Director and Screenwriter

This auction has ended. It collected 226 volunteer hours.
Dinner with Derek (16 Jun)

It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm at K11 ATELIER in Tsim Sha Tsui on 16 Jun 2020. It will be conducted in Cantonese.

Meet Derek Yee (爾冬陞), the award-winning director and screenwriter who created C'est la vie, mon chéri (新不了情), Full Throttle (烈火戰車), One Nite in Mongkok (旺角黑夜), Protégé (門徒) and many more!





Derek Yee Tung Sing is a renowned film producer, director and a former Shaw Brothers actor from Hong Kong. Derek starred in over 40 movies in Hong Kong between 1975 and 1986, as an actor at Shaw Brother’s Studio. He then became a successful screenwriter and film director. To his credit, he has created many screenplays.

At the age of 17, he followed his brothers and embarked on being an actor at the Shaw Brother’s Studio. He became a household name through his leading act in Death Duel in 1977. Since then, he participated in many different films for 20 years.

Derek shifted to directing and film-making after the suspension of film production in Shaw Brother’s Studio. In 1986, his first directed film The Lunatics had been nominated for three awards in the Hong Kong Film Awards. Derek had also directed many masterpieces in the 1990s, like C’est la vie, mon chéri, Full Throttle, etc. Another classic piece was One Night in Mongkok, which won him the awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay in the Hong Kong Film Awards 2005.

Derek’s directed pieces could be divided into two categories: literary films and social reality films, revealing the everyday lives of city dwellers.

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All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 January 2020 to 5 June 2020.

Cost per person is HK$150 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$250 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.

Dinner will be held at K11 ATELIER in Tsim Sha Tsui at 7:15pm-9:30pm on 16 June 2020. It will be conducted in Cantonese.

Cover photo credit: HKFAA


Special thanks to Felix Chong, Renowned Movie Director and Screenwriter, for nominating Derek!

Dinner with Derek (16 Jun)

It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm at K11 ATELIER in Tsim Sha Tsui on 16 Jun 2020. It will be conducted in Cantonese.

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