Born in 1976, Oleg was the recipient of the TEFI award for the documentary The Great Secret of Water, 2006. Mermaid is his first feature film.
Cheng Siu-keung is a Hong Kong-based cinematographer, writer and director. He is best known for his cinematic collaborations with directors Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai for independent film production company, Milkyway Image. Cheng Siu-keung’s prolific career dates from 1989 and includes nominations in the cinematography category at either the Golden Horse Awards or the Hong Kong Film Awards almost every year since 2001. His credits include Running Out of Time, Election 1&2, Breaking News, Running on Karma, PTU and Fong Juk.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.