Cheuk Wan-chi

Cheuk Wan-chi

Cheuk Wan Chi@One Night Stand
Background information
Chinese name 卓韻芝
Pinyin Zhuó Yùnzhī (Mandarin)
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1979-03-28)28 March 1979
Other name(s) GC Goo-Bi, Vincci, G
Occupation DJ, actress, artist, writer, movie director
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheuk.

Cheuk Wan-chi (born 28 March 1979), also known as Vincci, G and GC Goo-Bi, is a Hong Kong media personality, stand-up comedian, master of ceremonies, and an occasional television pundit and talk show host. She first came to prominence as a disk jockey and radio personality working for Hong Kong's Commercial Radio (CRHK).


Cheuk Wan-Chi, popularly known as G, is a creative and media personality from Hong Kong, China. In 2008 Chi enrolled at Goldsmiths, University of London to study Fine Art, however she did not finish the degree.[1] Working in a variety of mediums, her work is well received by Hong Kong's metropolitan middle class and youth.

Chi started her career at Commercial Radio Hong Kong (CRHK), when she was 13 years old, as the youngest ever radio DJ in Hong Kong history. In addition to being a long-serving prime time radio presenter, Chi also became a columnist for various newspapers and magazines; anthologies from these publications make her one of Hong Kong's best-selling authors, with a top-3 best-seller benchmark.

Chi has also released prose books and comic books.

In 2007, Chi directed two short films, "Lost & Found" and "Homo Sapiens". In the same year, she released two prose books, named "Enemy of Kong Qiu" and "Dodgy".

On 19 April 2008, which was incidentally the day of Famine 30, Chi released a book of her selected prose, "What is Apple in Chinese?". She later held a book-reading-club function at Miramar Hotel on 25 April 2008.

Chi finished her contemporary art project Born to Be A Witness. Solo exhibition was held in Madhouse Contemporary in 2009.

In 2011 she held the first stand-up comedy solo show by a female comedian in Hong Kong.

In the field of celebrity endorsement, she often collaborates with internationally acclaimed brands; her public persona being one highly associated with creativity, social networking and fashion.

Early career and Radio

Whilst still a 14-year-old, Secondary 4 student at St. Francis' Canossian College, Chi worked as a part-time DJ at Commercial Radio; her first show being a collaboration with Softhard. After graduating from Secondary 5, she became a full-time DJ at Commercial Radio's FM 90.3. Aged 17 she presented 'Gee See Goo Bi – I am Underaged'; this programme was aired during off-peak hours and, for its time slot, attracted an unprecedented audience.[2]

Chi also created the radio serial, "Gee See Goo Bi Family", of which the characters 'Fu-Wing' and 'Little Fu Sister' became break-out characters. It remains unknown as to who voiced "Fu-Wing" and "Little Fu Sister" in the "Gee See Goo Bi Family"; with claims that Chi voiced all five characters (in addition to"Fu-Wing" and "Little Fu Sister" the characters "Miss Jing", "Neither-Male-Nor-Female", and the "Man with the Hoarse Voice")' Chi has never publicly clarified this.

Chi later created other programmes, including "Merry-Go-Round", "Five-Star Family", "Big Villager" and "36 Strategems".

'Fu-Wing' and 'Little Fu Sister' in other media

In February 2008, Chi collaborated with Taiwan-based FunTown and South Korean developer RHAON to launch the online game "RUNonline", known as "HiYo Run Towards the Sky" in Taiwan, it featured "Fu-Wing" and "Little Fu Sister".

The "Gee See Goo Bi Family" comic was created by Wu-Shang-Hao.。[3]

Chi has written a column in the persona of and using the pen name Fu-Wing, titled "Fu-Wing's Writings", the column featured in Hong Kong lifestyle magazine Milk.

Chi is often credited as "GC Goo-Bi", a transliteration of "芝See菇Bi" (Gee See Goo Bi).

Resignation from CRHK

On 19 June 2008, Chi announced that she would leave CRHK two weeks later, that it would only be for a short break and that she would continue her art projects. She said that she probably would return to school, but that she was still undecided about her specific direction.[4]

On 30 June 2008, during the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) programme "Gimme 5", radio hosts Leung Tak-Fai and Wong Tin-Yee spoke emotionally of Cheuk's departure .[5]

On 4 July 2008, Chi hosted the last episode of "Torture University". The following day before her official departure from the CRHK, she hosted the final episode of "Alabama".

On 3 July 2009, Chi announced, on the programme "Talk of the town", that she would be heading to London to study an art-related course.

On 5 July 2009, Chi flew to London where she took up an art course at Goldsmiths College, University of London; at the time it was believed that Chi would be emigrating to the United Kingdom. However, in September 2010, Chi returned to,[6] and announced that she would be settling in,[7] Hong Kong.[8]


In February 2008, Chi was selected to be a World Vision Famine Star, and together with Sammi Cheng and Gigi Leung participated in a charity trip to Laos.

Film and video work

Chi's screenplays have garnered several award nominations from both Hong Kong and overseas organisations. As a director, Chi's work has included a diverse range of music videos, commercials, internet shorts and 35mm feature films. As a producer, she produced the 20-episode series "20/30 Dictionary" which had fashion photographer Wing Shya as director.

As a screenwriter two of the films she contributed to, "20 30 40" and "Cross Harbour Tunnel", were official selections in the Berlin International Film Festival. Her screenplay for Merry-Go-Round won her the Hong Kong Film Critics Society (HKFCS) Award for Best Screenplay in 2002, and was also nominated in the screenplay category in the Golden Horse Awards.

Chi has participated in many movie and video production projects. Together with the cyberWorks-owned of PCCW, Chi has also written and produced an Internet drama series, "20 30 Dictionary".

In 2011, Chi participated in the acting and directing of the short film, "Love More";[9] a short video project "Love More" gained over one million hits with solely offline promotion.

In 2013, Chi released her debut feature film as director, the action comedy "Kick Ass Girls", which was financed by Lion Rock Pictures. Starring Chrissy Chau, Dada Lo and Hidy Yu, Chi was also part of the script writing team and has an acting role in the film as a goth personal assistant.

In 2014, Chi released her second feature film Temporary Family, which was financed by Edko Film. Starring Nick Cheung, Sammi Cheng and Angelababy. It has grossed HK$16,535,069 in Hong Kong and ¥100,436,001 in China.[10]

Awards and nominations

Movie awards

Book awards

Her work


Cover 2013 book "Admit Your Love"

Stand-up comedy

One Night Stand 2013






Radio programmes



Reality shows

Chat shows

Voice artist


Fine Art project

Milk Magazine Record:

"Born To Be A Witness" Exhibition
Date: 10 January 2009 to 24 January 2009
Address: G/F, 10 Kau U Fong, Central, Hong Kong. (Tel: 2815–6007)

Opening Reception: 10 January 2009, 1900 to 2100
Opening Date: 10 January 2009 to 24 January 2009, 1100 to 1930 (Sunday closed)

"Born To Be A Witness" Exhibition (Additional)
Opening Date: 29 January 2009 to 31 January 2009, 1100 to 1930
Tour guide by G: 31 January 2009, 1400 to 1800, 1/2 hour each part.

Newspaper columnist


Attempted suicide

On 18 October 2006, Chi attempted suicide using medication at her home in Kowloon City. The given reason for this was grief from the loss of her mother, who had died of cancer. Her boyfriend discovered her and contacted the police. After being certified as being out of danger of any life-threatening complications, Chi stayed in the intensive care unit. The police subsequently found two suicide notes, which revealed her unhappiness.

Two weeks later, Chi returned to work and continued to host her radio programmes, and also became again involved in film production work.

Denouncement for wearing fur

On 27 February 2012, Chi uploaded a photo to her personal weibo, that showed her wearing a real fox fur,.[13] This caused an angry response from internet users who denounced her through Facebook, Weibo and Discuss forums. Internet users at Weibo asked: "How can one talk about animal rights, if one can wear a corpse because of vanity?"; they did not accept Chi's apologies because of her frivolous attitude.

On 1 March 2012, Chi issued a video response to the incident on YouTube. She referred to the fur in the photo as one no longer wanted by a friend, and that since it was a real fur and she did not want to waste it, she accepted it for reuse. She emphasised her respect for animal rights, and apologised for any distress caused by the incident. However, some internet users were of the view that her statement of respect for animal rights was at odds with her wearing fur; and that because she did not apologise for the acts of cruelty to animals (needed to harvest fur), and because she did not openly urge the public to refuse fur, that they could not accept her explanation or apologies.[14]

On 4 March 2012, internet users discovered that Chi, had for undeclared reasons, removed comments on the issue at Facebook, including comments both in support of and against her wearing fur. The internet users called this into question as, since she had set her Facebook as open to the public and to allow public comments, she should not delete comments indiscriminately.


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