1979 年，利雅博在嘉禾电影开始了他的电影生涯。在接下来的 21 年里，他作为公司核心团队制片、发行、并宣传了众多经典影片，为香港电影的黄金时代做出了不可取代的贡献。
2003 年，利雅博加入了享誉亚洲的制作及发行公司—英皇电影。在 15 年的任期内，他参与制作了 20 多部电影，将项目开发与制作囊括进自己不断扩大的业务中。曾与他合作过的知名电影人包括姜文、成龙、林超贤、陈木胜、刘镇伟等。
近年来，利雅博在英皇集团扩展院线业务中也发挥了重要作用。英皇集团目前在北京、上海、重庆、成都、合肥、深圳、佛山、珠海和香港等 13 个地区运营着110 块最高水平的大屏幕。
利雅博曾在布里斯班的亚太电影大奖、威尼斯电影节的「Opera Prima」单元、乌甸尼的远东电影节、平遥国际电影展、及台北金马创投会上担任评审，以及新加坡媒体节顾问委员会成员。同时，他还是中国电影协会、亚太电影学院、美国电影艺术与科学学院会员。他于 2018 年 11 月接替高思雅先生成为香港国际电影节协会总监。
Award winning film maker and Cultural Medallion recipient Eric Khoo who helms Zhao Wei Films has been credited for reviving the Singapore film industry and for putting Singapore onto the International film map in 1995. He was the first Singaporean to have his films invited to major film festivals such as Toronto, Busan, Berlin, Telluride, Venice and Cannes. Together with 12 Storeys’ co-writer James Toh and actress Lucilla Teoh, he also wrote a White Paper which resulted in the formation of the Singapore Film Commission. Khoo was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Letters, from the French Cultural Minister in 2008. Besides his filmmaking achievements, Khoo has produced several award-winning films including 15 (2003) and Apprentice (2016).
Be With Me opened the Directors Fortnight in Cannes 2005 and My Magic his fourth feature was nominated for the Cannes Palme d’Or in 2008. Khoo has been profiled in Phaidon Books, Take 100 the future of Film – 100 New directors. The Pompidou Centre in Paris held an Eric Khoo film retrospective and he served as President of the Jury at The Locarno International Film Festival in 2010. The following year, he released his first animated feature, Tatsumi, which was invited to the 64th Cannes Film Festival and made it’s North American premiere at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In 2012 Khoo headed the juries at Asian Film Awards, Rotterdam International Film Festival and in 2013 the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. He was invited to be on the official Cannes, short film competition jury in 2017. Eric was the show runner for Folklore in 2018 and in 2019 for Food Lore, both series for HBO Originals Asia.
Mattie Do (老挝)
Born to Lao refugees, Mattie was raised in Los Angeles, but returned permanently to Laos a decade ago. Her debut film, Chanthaly, was the first Lao film to screen outside of SE Asia. Chanthaly’s festival success led to Mattie’s selection for the Cannes’ Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde, TIFF’s Directors Talent Lab, Berlinale Talents, and BIFAN’s Fantastic Film School. Afterward, Mattie worked with the Ministry of Culture to create the infrastructure necessary to introduce foreign co-production to Laos, including a framework for managing the country’s rigid censorship. Mattie produced Laos’ first American-Canadian film, RIVER directed by Jamie Dagg, and Japanese Co-production, BKK NITES directed by Katsuya Tomita. Her second film, Dearest Sister, received Special Jury Mentions at Sitges and Fantasporto, and was later selected as Laos’ first submission for the Foreign Language Film Award at the 90th Academy Awards. Her third film, The Long Walk, premiered in the Giornate degli Autori at the 76th Venice Film Festival in 2019. The Long Walk also earned Mattie a Best Director award in the Noves Visions section of the Sitges Film Festival.
Mattie Do is Laos’ first, and only, female filmmaker.
Nina Hoss (德国)
Nina recently won the Best Actress Award at the 2019 San Sebastián Film Festival for The Audition. She starred in Katrin Gebbe’s drama Pelican Blood, which premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
Nina is best known for her roles in the critically acclaimed German films, Phoenix, A Most Wanted Man, and Barbara, which won the Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2012. She won Best Actress at the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards in 2016 for her role as ‘Nelly’ in Phoenix directed by Christian Petzold.
Nina starred opposite Stellan Skarsgard in the English language film, Return to Montauk, which was directed by Volker Schlondorff. She is known for her portrayal of ‘Astrid’, the series recurring role in Showtime’s Homeland. Nina can be seen as the lead episodic role in the Netflix Original series CRIMINAL: GERMANY.
Nina will be seen in the BRON Studios period drama series Shadowplay, starring opposite, Taylor Kitsch, Michael C. Hall, and Logan Marshall-Green. Måns Mårlind, Bjorn Stein are directing. She recently finished shooting Violence of Action starring as ‘Katia’ opposite Chris Pine with Tarik Saleh directing and Thunder Road producing.