Peter Pau

Hong Kong cinematographer and film director; best known to western audiences as for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Peter Pau Tak-Hei (born 1951) is a Hong Kong cinematographer and film director, best known to western audiences as for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 2000. One of Hong Kong's premier cinematographers, he has collaborated with directors John Woo, Ronny Yu, Ang Lee, Tsui Hark, and Wong Kar-wai.

Pau is a member of the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers. The asteroid 34420 Peterpau was named in his honor in early 2006. His older sister is Hong Kong film Awards best actress winner Paw Hee-Ching.

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