About The Director

H2o (Harry Hung)

Director & Research Lead

H2o is a leading innovator in computer graphics (CG) based in Hong Kong, specializing in realistic CG rendering. His clients include many international brands who seek to work with him because of this, to create photo-realistic product renders. Examples of these can be seen on his Behance page. He is also an advisor for CG Visual.

He is a multimedia director, image designer, and education worker.

His film credits include Old Master Q 2001 (老夫子 2001), The Twins Effect (千機變), Infernal Affairs (無間道), Kung Fu Hustle (功夫), and Curse of the Golden Flower (滿城盡帶黃金甲).

He teaches and develops courses for various institutions on multimedia and visual culture, including: Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), and Kwun Tong Vocational Training Centre (KTVTC).

Aside from that, he maintained a personal column “CG classroom” on the Hong Kong Film Magazine (香港電影) from 2009 to 2011. To date, he is one of the few CG artists in Hong Kong who also writes about computer graphics.

As the CG Director of New York studio Liquid CGI Ltd from 2007-2015, H2o led the 3D Department in realising their CG projects.

In 2011, he founded LfxLab, which focuses on exploring visual perception and psychology, and the use of color and light in multimedia application. His work includes CGI product rendering, architectural lighting design, medical and mechanical illustration. Recently, he has started experimenting with animation for stage projection in theatrical productions.

H2o is a member of various international organizations, including Mensa. He is well-recognized for his contribution to the field of film, CG and VFX.

Work Experience

2014-present Costume & Image Designer, Video Projection Designer
2009-present Visiting Lecturer (School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic)
  Guest Lecturer (School of Film & TV, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts)
2008-2015 CG Director (Liquid CGI)
2010-2013 Guest Tutor (Kwun Tong Vocational Training Centre)
2003-2007 Lighting & Texture Supervisor (Centro Digital Pictures Ltd.)
  Involved in visual effects for movies: "Curse of the Golden Flower" (滿城盡帶黃金甲), "The Secret of the Magic Gourd" (寶葫蘆的秘密). View full list on IMDB
2002-present CG Advisor (CGVisual.com)
2000-2003 Lighting & Texture Artist (Menfond Electronic Art & Computer Design Co Ltd.)
1996-2002 Graphic & Stage Artist (Costume Design, Wardrobe, ASM, Publicity)

Courses Taught

2014-present
Joint School Drama Production

Costume & Image Design
2013-present
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(School of Design)

Higher Diploma in Multimedia Design and Technology

Animation (HDMM-SD2302)
2009-present
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (School of Film & TV)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree in Film and Television

Digital Image Essential (HKAPA: FTVG 1201)
2012-2013
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(School of Design)

Master of Science in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology

Advanced 3D Computer Animation - Optics & Material Science in CG (Msc_SD5957)
Digital Visual Effects (Msc_SD5932)
2010-2013
Kwun Tong Vocational Training Centre


Visual Culture & Design:

Costume Design (AD5886A)
Props Design (PCA)
Mixed-media Photography & Projects (PG4553A)
Creative Thinking & Field Research I & II (AD5154A & AD5155A)
Cultural Studies & Field Research I & II (PCA, PCI)

Film & Post Production:
Digital Film & Video Production (PG3641A)
Film & Video Review (PHO)
Color & Light (PHO)
2009-2013
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(School of Design)

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media

Maya Match Moving & Lighting (DM Advanced VFX SD4969)

Higher Diploma in Multimedia Design and Technology
The 3-Dimensional Box: Virtual Space (HDMM-SD2006)
Co-operative Project (HDMM-SD3005)
Independent Project(s) (HDMM-SD3004)
IVE - Sha Tin (Department of Computing)
Advanced Maya Rendering & Match Moving Training for Lecturers
Hong Kong Productivity Council Diploma in Commercial Graphic Design (HKPC: 40065406)
  Certificate in Professional Storyboard illustration and Scene Framing Framing Techniques (HKPC: 40070508)
  Certificate in Professional Architectural Presentation - Advanced Lighting, Texturing and Rendering Techniques (HKPC: 40078530)
1996-1999
Joint School Drama Production

Costume Design

Talks

2009-2013
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(School of Design)


Higher Diploma in Multimedia Design and Technology

The 3-Dimensional Box: Virtual Space - Lighting
2010
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(School of Design)


Higher Diploma in Multimedia Design and Technology

Independent Project(s) (HDMM-SD3004)
2009
Kwun Tong Vocational Training Centre



Career Talk of 3D Industry
2007
Hong Kong Productivity Council

Design Education



List of Publications

2016 Jan 號外 Issue 472 怪物之子 – 2D 動畫中的 CG 特效
2015 Jun CGVisual.com Headline SIGGRAPH Asia 的背後 – 學生義工計劃介紹及訪問
2015 May CGVisual.com Headline 專訪 - PIXAR 「好戲」動畫師 - Robb Denovan
2011 Feb Hong Kong Film Issue 39 香港 CG 人在電影中的角色
2011 Jan Hong Kong Film Issue 38 香港電影 CG 特效的管理問題
2010 Dec Hong Kong Film Issue 37 香港電影 CG 特效的發展
2010 Nov Hong Kong Film Issue 36 虛擬人物‧皮膚
2010 Oct Hong Kong Film Issue 35 虛擬人物‧身體
2010 Sep Hong Kong Film Issue 34 虛擬人物‧面部
2010 Aug Hong Kong Film Issue 33 虛擬人物‧序
2010 Jul Hong Kong Film Issue 32 虛擬現實的互相追蹤
2010 Jun Hong Kong Film Issue 31 拍攝‧特效
2010 May Hong Kong Film Issue 30 拍攝‧前期
2010 Apr Hong Kong Film Issue 29 立體影像: 既簡單又複雜的熱潮 (二)
2010 Mar Hong Kong Film Issue 28 立體影像: 既簡單又複雜的熱潮 (一)
2010 Feb Hong Kong Film Issue 27 3D-CG 的前期設計 - 2D
2010 Jan Hong Kong Film Issue 26 電影與遊戲
2009 Dec Hong Kong Film Issue 25 生不逢時的[阿童木]
2009 Nov Hong Kong Film Issue 24 CG 是什麼
2009 Aug Hong Kong Film Issue 21 專題 <12年, 香港視覺特效之路> 顧問
2008 Jun CGVisual.com Tutorial Render passes & compositing in Autodesk Maya & Adobe After Effects (Intermediate Level) Maya 2008
分層渲染與 After Effects 合成應用(中階)
2007 Sep 數字娛樂技術 [CG雜誌] 香港 CG 電影十年回顧 (轉載)
2007 July CGVisual.com Headline 香港 CG 電影十年回顧 The Last TEN Years...
2006 Aug CGVisual.com Tutorial Commercial Product Lighting - Basic