Our History

Based in Hong Kong, Salon Films’ footprint has covered all over China and South East Asia, with offices in major Asian cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou,Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Tokyo. “The World of Suzie Wong” (1959) not only was our landmark in the history of film, but embarked a long journey as the trusted Asian partner for many international production teams. Past international blockbusters we took part in include: “The Man from Hong Kong” (1975), “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984), “Platoon” (1984), “Rambo III” (1988), “Double Impact” (1991), “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” (1993), “Mortal Kombat” (1998), “Rush Hour 1” (1998), “Shanghai Noon” (2000), “Rush Hour 2” (2001), “Ultra Violet” (2006), “The Apocalypse Code” (2007), and British television show “Strangers” (2018). 

Salon Films has been Hong Kong’s most experienced equipment rental house. For years, Salon Films have been providing the industry and all kinds of film and tv projects with the most updated and advanced filming equipment and technologies.


Salon Films has had the longest standing partnership with revered brands like Panavision® cameras and Chapman®Dolly, providing world-class equipment and technological support to classic films shot in Hong Kong and Mainland China. These include: “Game of Death” (1978), “Raise the Red Lantern” (1991), “Farewell My Concubine” (1993), “Ashes of Time” (1993), “The Opium War” (1997), “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragons” (2000), “In the Mood for Love” (2000), “The Forbidden Kingdom” (2007), “Bodyguards and Assassins” (2009), the “Painted Skin” series, the “Ip Man” series, the “Overheard” series, the “From Vegas to Macau” series, “League of Gods” (2016), “Asura” (2018) and “The Rescue” (2020).