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Achievement in Cinematography

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Hou Hsiao-hsien


Hou Hsiao-hsien


Chu T'ien-wen


Mark Lee Ping-Bing

The Assassin

APSA Achievement in Cinematography

Mark Lee Ping-Bing is a world acclaimed Taiwanese cinematographer, photographer and author with over 70 films and 21 international awards to his credit including twice receiving the Glory of The Country Award from the Government Information Office of Taiwan and the president of Taiwan’s Light of The Cinema Award.  His career began in 1977, in 1985 he started his prolific filmmaking relationship with Hou Hsiao-hsien. He has collaborated with major Asian directors including Hirokazu Kore-eda, Jiang Wen and Tran Anh Hung. Known best for his use of natural lighting and graceful camera movement, Lee received the Grand Technical Prize at Cannes Film Festival in 2000, for Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for Love in addition to seven other major awards.