Peter Ho-Sun Chan has established himself as a preeminent producer-director. He was a co-founder of United Filmmakers Organization (UFO) and produced a string of hits such as Tom, Dick & Hairy (1993), He’s a Woman, She’s a Man (1994) and Comrades, Almost a Love Story (1997). His directorial debut Alan and Eric: Between Hello and Goodbye (1991) was awarded Best Film of the Year by the Directors’ Guild of Hong Kong, as was He for which Chan also won Best Director. Comrades won a record 9 Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA). Subsequently, Chan moved to Hollywood and directed The Love Letter (1999) for Steven Spielberg’s Dreamworks SKG. In 2000, he established Applause Pictures and produced some of the most original films for the Asian audience, including Jan Dara (2001), One Fine Spring Day (2001), The Eye series (2002, 2004, 2005), Three (2002) and Three…Extremes (2004), Golden Chicken 1 & 2 (2002, 2003), and McDull, The Alumni (2006). His groundbreaking musical, Perhaps Love (2005), was one of the year’s top-grossing films in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and was honored with a record 29 awards, including Best Director at the Golden Horse Awards.
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