Taiwan president defends pro-independence film award winner

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's president has expressed her support for the prestigious Golden Horse film awards after a pro-Tawian independence director's speech ignited controversy in mainland China. ...

Photo story: the style and success of the 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 55th annual Golden Horse Awards was held in Taipei on the evening of Nov. 17, where the best in Chinese-language cinema was recognized. “An Elephant Sitting S...

Film promoting eastern Taiwan awarded at film festival in Portugal 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A short film promoting the beauty of the eastern Taiwan won the Best Asian Film award at a tourism film festival in Portugal on Oct. 26, according to Taiwan’s T...

Taiwan's animated film "On Happines Road" is submitted for the Oscar nomination list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) just announced 25 animated features submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academ...

Taiwan film 'On Happiness Road' shortlisted for Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese film “On Happiness Road” (幸福路上) was shortlisted in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. &ldqu...

Ang Lee receives Director's Guild of America award for outstanding contributions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Critically acclaimed Taiwanese film director Ang Lee was issued an outstanding contributions award today by the Director’s Guild of America (DGA). Lee expressed t...

'The Great Buddha+' sees strong competition in Oscar’s best foreign film award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese dark comedy “The Great Buddha+” (大佛普拉斯) which is under consideration for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 91st Academy Awards next year, w...

New Taipei City International Documentary Month to screen 37 select documentaries for free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 New Taipei City International Documentary Month, which will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 18, will screen 37 selected documentaries for free, according to the event...

International sustainability conference brings experts to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The International Conference on Achieving Sustainability in Asia-Pacific was held in Taipei on Sept. 27-28, bringing together experts and hosting the Asia-Pacific Sustaina...

London East Asia Film Festival to feature 10 Taiwanese films 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - London East Asia Film Festival 2018, which will feature 10 Taiwanese films this year, launched its opening ceremony on Sept. 19 n Notting Hill, London. The film fes...

Taiwanese film ‘Cities of Last Things’ wins top prize at Toronto film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese drama "Cities of Last Things" took home the top "Platinum Program" award from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 16. &q...

Top 10 Taiwanese Movies

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Few of the creative industries are flourishing more in Taiwan than movie-making. For a relatively small nation, Taiwan is remarkably prolific at churning out big-screen ente...

Oscars backtrack on plan for a popular film award this year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards says it is suspending plans to award a new Oscar for popular films amid widespread backlash to the idea. The Acade...

Taipei Economic and Trade Office in Indonesia holds Taiwan film screening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Indonesia held a Taiwan film screening and pre-conference tea party on Sept. 5 at Cinemaxx Theater Plaza Semanggi Jakarta. ...

Shih Hsiang-te named best director at Vancouver film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shih Hsiang-te (施祥德) won the "Red Maple Leaf Award" for best director for his film, "Will to fly" (用心飛翔) at the at 6th Vancouver Chinese Film Awards on...