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Celebrate remarkable achievements of PolyU Design’s alumni in Hong Kong film industry

24 Apr 2024

PolyU Design Heritage School of Design

Pieces of good news are brought from the 42nd Hong Kong Film Awards!

We are excited to announce that our alumni, Dr Terry Lam (Master of Design - Design Strategies) and Mr Man Lim Chung (BA(Hons) in Design (Graphic Design)) have received awards in the ceremony on 14 April 2024 with their outstanding creative works and contributions to the Hong Kong film industry.

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Dr Terry Lam

The Best Film winner "A Guilty Conscience" " (毒舌大狀) is an acclaimed Hong Kong movie achieved huge box office success, grossing over one billion dollars. Dr Lam is the co-scriptwriter along with Jack Ng and Jay Cheung. The amazing team has also earned a nomination for Best Screenplay in the Awards, and Best Writing at the Golden Rooster Awards. They are winners of Recommended Screenplay Award and the Best Movie Character Award, conferred by the Hong Kong Screenwriter’s Guild in 2023.


Over the years, Dr Lam has been involved in numerous renowned films, including ‘Infernal Affairs 1, 2, 3’ (無間道1, 2, 3), 'Fearless' (霍元甲). He is highly passionate about sharing his extensive knowledge and experiences with aspiring filmmakers and creative young people. He is currently Senior Lecturer (Digital Screen Design) at School of Film and Television in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Prior to this role, he taught students in our Bachelor's and Master's programmes. Under his mentorship, many amazing film works were created.

Mr Man Lim Chung


Mr Man Lim Chung, our 2022 Distinguished Design Alumnus of the Year - Professional Achievement, was awarded Best Costume & Make-Up Design at the 42nd Hong Kong Film Awards with the blockbuster ‘The Goldfinger’(金手指) starred by Tony Leung. He is also the winner of Best Costume Design at The 17th Asian Film Awards.

Mr Man is an outstanding film production designer, costume director, film director, and filmmaker. During his career in the film industry, he has been the driving force behind numerous award-winning works with his diverse talents, including ‘The Goldfinger’(金手指),  ‘Overheard 3’ (竊聽風雲3). His dedication to filmmaking and various other artistic pursuits across Greater China demonstrate his creative talent and ongoing drive to learn in order to support the success of his passions.

Congratulations to Mr. Terry Lam and Ms. Man Nim Chung. We applaud their remarkable success and look forward to witnessing their amazing contribution in the industry.

Topics Alumni | Awards | PolyU Design Heritage

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