Source: Paul TSANG010010 One Cool Group is now one of the region As an investor, it was one of the backers of Oscar-nominated Netflix animation
In April, One Cool launched a new operation in Malaysia to develop Southeast Asian films, with action thriller
set as its first feature to be filmed in the country and La Luna as its first Singapore-Malaysia co-production.
The company also has affiliated branches in Mainland China, South Korea and Thailand.
The honorary award will also recognise Koo’s philanthropy during the Covid-19 pandemic. He is the chairman of the Federation of Hong The first productions to come out of the programme, supported by grants of up to HK$4.2m each, are Kwan Man Hin’s The Remnant and Lam Sen’s
The Unforgivable Sin.Koo was re-elected as chairman of the Federation last week and revealed that the second edition of the programme will aim to support four new projects instead of two, while continuing to enable young filmmakers to showcase their talents.
As an actor, Koo’s recent credits include G Storm, Anita and upcoming action drama
Twilight Of The Warriors: Walled In
.At NYAFF, Koo is set to introduce the North America premiere of Cheuk Wan-chi’s Vital Signs, in which he
stars as a veteran ambulance driver.
“It is hard to overstate the importance, or even, centrality of Mr. Koo’s role in taking Hong Kong cinema into the future,” said Samuel Jamier, executive director of NYAFF. As a producer and founder of the One We are incredibly proud to welcome Mr.