Focus Group Holdings Limited

Focus Group Holdings Limited ("Focus Group"; Chinese: 映藝集團控股有限公司), is a company formed by Andy Lau Tak-wah, a popular Hong Kong actor and singer. It is managed by a professional and experienced team. Focus Group is essentially engaged in the films business and artist management business.

Focus Group Holdings Limited
Native name
Traditional映藝集團控股有限公司
Simplified映艺集团控股有限公司
CantoneseJing2 Ngai6 Zaap3 Tyun4 Hung3 Gu2 Jau2 Haan6 Gung1 Si1
Holding company
IndustryEntertainment
PredecessorTeamwork Corporation Limited
Founded2004 (2004) in Hong Kong
FounderAndy Lau
HeadquartersUnit A, 9/F, Billion Cebtre, 1 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, ,
Hong Kong
Area served
Asia
Key people
Andy Lau
ProductsFilm
Music
ServicesFilm production and distribution
Sound recording production
Artiste management
Subsidiaries
  • Focus Films Limited
  • Topman Global Limited
  • Topman Holdings Limited
  • Andy World Club Limited
  • Focus Music Limited
  • Andox Limited
  • Focus Theatre Limited
  • Focus Entertainment Limited
  • Focus Television Production Limited
  • Infinitus Entertainment Limited
  • Focus Licensing Limited
Websitewww.focusgroup.cc

The company was originally named Teamwork Motion Pictures (Chinese: 天幕製作有限公司). Because of disagreement and subsequent legal proceedings between Andy Lau and another joint owner of the company. After the settlement of the disputes, Andy renamed the company to the current name in 2004 in order to give it a fresh start.[1]

The notable films produced by the company when it was named Team Work was the critically acclaimed features Made in Hong Kong in 1997 and The Longest Summer in 1998, both films were directed by Fruit Chan.[2]

Focus Films will be producing a remake of the classic 1967 action film Story of a Discharged Prisoner, (the film which was later remade into John Woo's A Better Tomorrow) at estimated cost is US$5 million. Lau will star in the film which will be directed by Stephen Fung.[3]

In December 2006, executives Daniel Yu and Lorna Tee left their positions at Focus Films.[4]

Scope of Operations

Focus Group acts as a holding company for a number of companies specializing in different areas. The major companies under the control and ownership of Focus Group are:

  • Focus Films Limited - It deals with the production and distribution of films.
  • Topman Global Limited - It is involved with artiste management.
  • Topman Holdings Limited - It is formed to hold the intellectual property rights of Focus Group and is also involved with the management various of the group's companies websites.
  • Andy World Club Limited - It is involved with the organization of functions and activities for the fans of Andy Lau.
  • Focus Music Limited - The company, formerly known as Ever Song Limited, is involved with the production of song and music albums.
  • Andox Limited - It is the owner of and in control of the intellectual property rights, trademarks, and of all interests in using the characters of "Andox" & "Box".
  • Focus Theatre Limited - It offers diverse performing arts activities to the public.
  • Focus Entertainment Limited - a live entertainment organizer and producer which offers a diverse range of live performance programmes spanning from live concerts from all music genres, family shows and global cultural events for all ages.
  • Focus Television Production Limited - It is responsible for TV programme production, a wide choice of programmes ranging from drama, documentaries, travelogue, and infotainment.
  • Infinitus Entertainment Limited - It engages in film production, film project management and film and television project investment.
  • Focus Licensing Limited - an operating arm that devotes in Brand Management and Licensing.

Films

The films produced and distributed by the company under the previous name, Teamwork are

The films produced and distributed by the company under Focus Films are

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The films produced and distributed by the company under Infinitus Entertainment are

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Television series

The television series produced by the company under Focus Television Production are

Music Albums

The music album released under the label, Ever Music are

  • 2004 Coffee or Tea Of Andy Lau
  • 2004 Andy Lau Vision Tour 2004 Of Andy Lau

The music album released under the label, Focus Music are

  • 2006 Voice CD+DVD Limited Birthday Celebration Version 27/09/06 Of Andy Lau
  • 2006 Voice Of Andy Lau
  • 2005 All About Love Of Andy Lau
  • 2005 Best of My Love Of Andy Lau

See also

References

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