CHENG Sei Hong

Department of Creative Arts People Faculty CHENG Sei Hong

CHENG Sei Hong

MA Filmmaking (LFS) (Distinction),
BFA (Hons) Film and Television (Directing) (HKAPA)


Cheng Sei-hong is a filmmaker based in Hong Kong and London, earning his BFA in Film and Television (majoring in directing) at the Hong Kong Academy for Per-forming Arts, and MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School with distinction.
His short film “Couple on Stage” won the Best Fiction in CAPA Film School Prize 2014 and was selected for screening in Beijing and Moscow. He is also active in theatres, television, and commercials. He directed the RTHK TV drama “The Storm” to critical acclaim and was subsequently nominated for South Award at South Tai-wan Film Festival 2016. He also directed and edited RTHK 30s TV Promo “We're Still Here”. He also worked as a commercial photographer for Adidas and web advertisement director for companies such as Shiseido and Extra.

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Directing
  • Casting
  • Storytelling
  • Camera
  • Film Analysis

Creative Works

  • Director & Writer & Producer, Landing Point 度日 (2020)
  • Director of Photography & Camera Operator, The Old Civilian (2019)
  • Director of Photography, Mo Mo girls Football tour with Tottenham Hot Spur (2019)
  • Camera Operator, On a Gentle Night (2019)
  • Director & Editor, SHISEIDO Webisode2 – A Day in the Life of Antonia Li (2017)
  • Director & Editor, Time to Shine (2017)
  • Director & Editor, We're Still Here (2016)
  • Director, The Storm (2015)
  • Director, Forgotten (2014)
  • Director & Writer, Couple on Stage (2013)
  • Hansel and Gretel (Video Projection Designer), The University of Hong Kong Opera Society, 2017
  • The Man Next Door (Video Designer), HKREP, 2016
  • And Then There Were None (Director/ Adapter), Weplay Theatre, Hong Kong, 2015
  • Reasons to be Pretty (Director), Montage Theatre, 2015
  • The Loop (Director/ Adapter), Montage Theatre, 2014
  • Where is the Toliet (Director/ Adapter) HKREP, 2013
  • A Desperate Man (Director/ Adapter) HKREP, 2011
Honours, Awards & Prizes
  • Special Screening, “The Storm明月扁舟”, 6th Trans-Chinese Film Academy Contest, HKAPA, Hong Kong, 2016
  • South Award Nominations, The Storm明月扁舟”, South Taiwan Film Festival, South Taiwan Film Association, 2016
  • Champion, “Forgotten 我心遺忘”, Rotary Microfilm Competition, Rotary Club of Kowloon West, Hong Kong, 2014
  • Best Fiction Film, “Couple On Stage 剖白”, CAPA Film School Prize, CILECT, Los Angeles, 2014
  • Joint University Programme, “Couple On Stage 剖白”, 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival, HKIFFS, Hong Kong, 2014
  • Finalist, “Couple On Stage 剖白”, The 33rd VGIK International Student Festival, Moscow, 2013
  • Closing Programme: Best Shorts of Asia, “Couple On Stage 剖白”, 9th InDPanda International Short Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2013
  • Directing Encouragement Award, HKAPA 2013
  • Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarships (overseas training), HKAPA 2013
  • Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarships, HKAPA 2013