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  • 1st look: A Music Performance by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Ensemble

    Friday, Feb 8, 2013 8:50PM / Standard Entry

    A Music Performance by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Ensemble. Shot in Paris (Pavillon Vendôme) on February 7th, 2013 during the Chinese New Year Cocktail organized by the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office and the HKTDC. More stuff (photos & videos) coming soon.

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  • Happy Year of the Snake!

    Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 3:28PM / Standard Entry

    2013: Year of the Snake 



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  • My first Making-Of will be out next month (Le Guetteur / The Lookout)

    Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 9:17PM / Standard Entry

    Last year (between July and September 2011) I shot my first official making-of on the set of a French action film  called "Le Guetteur" (international title: "The Lookout"), a high-tension thriller starring Daniel Auteuil,  Mathieu Kassovitz, Olivier Gourmet, Violante Placido & Arly Jover. Conducted by director Michele Placido and the producers of his gangster drama "Romanzo Criminale".

    "Le Guetteur" French theatrical poster

    The commandant Mattei is about to arrest a gang of bank burglars when a sniper posted on a neighbouring roof decimates a police regiment on his own. This allows the accomplices to escape. One of the burglars is injured and the plan is compromised. Mattei organises a spectacular manhunt, while the criminals sink into an abyss of violence and betrayals…

    "Le Guetteur" Belgium theatrical poster

    "Le Guetteur" was released theatrically in France by Studio Canal on September 5th, 2012 and will be released with my making-of on the French DVD & Blu-ray next month, on January 8th, 2013

    "Le Guetteur" French Blu-ray front cover artwork 

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  • I'm "judging" Asian movies in Spain (Sitges Film Festival)

    Friday, Oct 5, 2012 6:05PM / Event / Asian Cinema

    Arrived yesterday in Spain for the first time, for the 45th edition of the pretty awesome Sitges Film Festival a.k.a. Festival International de Cinema Fantastic de Catalunya which will last 10 days (from October 4th to 14th, 2012). 
    The legendary Scream Queen Barbara Steele at the opening party of the 45th Sitges Film Festival (Oct. 4th, 2012)

    I'm of of the three jury members of the Asian film section 'Casa Asia'. This morning at breakfast, I bumped into director Soi Cheang and actor Shaw Yue, who will present "Motorway", one of the movie that I will have to 'judge' tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon. 

    Shawn Yue, Soi Cheang and me this morning in Sitges.

    Check out the full program on the official website of the festival here: http://sitgesfilmfestival.com

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  • The 7th Chinese Cinema Film Festival in Paris starts tomorrow

    Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 5:36AM / Standard Entry




    Full program (PDF file / French & Chinese titles) here:
     http://www.festivalducinemachinoisdeparis.com/IMG/pdf/flyer_bassedef.pdf

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  • Frederic Ambroisine is a Hong Kong cinema expert and documentary director who has made over 140 DVD bonus features for film distribution companies in France, the UK, the USA and Germany...

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