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Woman cinematographers are few but powerful in Hong Kong

Calls grow for more females in male-dominated sector of regional film industry

Fisher Yu Jing-ping is one of the most successful and influential cinematographers working in Asian cinema. (Courtesy of Fisher Yu Jing-ping)

HONG KONG -- Fisher Yu Jing-ping tells a story about how when she first started walking onto film sets in Hong Kong to work behind the cameras, a question would immediately spring to her mind: Where are all the women?

"On film sets there were almost no women," Yu says. "And in the technical areas of film, such as cinematography, there were actually no women at all."

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