Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi named best lead actor at Golden Horse Awards

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀) won the best leading actor prize at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday for his portrayal of a gay man suspected of murdering his boyfriend's mother in the...

Director of Taiwan’s hit film ‘I WeirDo’ sits down to chat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director Liao Ming-yi (廖明毅) stares across the table, hands clasped and ready to go while his interlocutors rummage with papers and whisper about how best to record him. ...

Award-winning ‘iWeirDO’ a sign of the times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — First-time director Liao Ming-yi (廖明毅) did not foresee the global outbreak of COVID-19 when he first conceived the plot for his debut film, "iWeirDO," but the fa...

Taiwanese film director sentenced to 4 years in prison

The verdict of famed Taiwanese film director Doze Niu’s (鈕承澤) court case was made public on the morning of Monday (April 13). Niu had been charged by prosecutors with rape and stood accused of s...

Five acclaimed Taiwanese films to be aired in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New York television channel will broadcast widely-acclaimed Taiwanese films every weekend next month starting Oct. 5. City University of New York’s CUNY TV will...

Taiwan movie selected for Toronto International Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Award-winning Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong’s (鍾孟宏) new feature film has been selected for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF announce...

New York Asian Film Festival features Taiwan action and comedy films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is presenting four Taiwan comedy and action movies from June 28 to July 14. The annual NYAFF is the New York Asian Film Foundati...

Four Taiwanese productions fly the flag at Far East Film Festival

There were four Taiwan films among the 77 selected from across Asia for the 21st Far East Film Festival (FEFF) in Udine, Italy - an impressive achievement considering the domestic film industry usuall...

Boston to hold first Taiwan film festival in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. city of Boston’s first ever Taiwan film festival will commence in May, featuring six critically-acclaimed documentaries, as well as discussion sessions with...

Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilities and...

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...

Singapore film about modern slavery and love wins at Locarno Film Festival

A thriller/love story about modern slavery and a migrant Chinese construction worker who vanishes in Singapore has won the Golden Leopard ("Pardo d'oro") for best film at the Locarno Fil...

Los Angeles hosts 2nd annual Taiwanese American Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Los Angeles, the second annual Taiwanese American Film Festival (TAFF) kicked off this weekend for a celebration of Taiwanese culture and filmmaking from Aug. 3 to Aug....

A Summer of Taiwan Film Festivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese films are making waves internationally this year on both sides of the Pacific, with the Vancouver Taiwan Film Festival gearing up for three days of screening top...

Indie film distributor, Spotlight, brings 'Miseducation of Cameron Post' to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After premiering for the first time in Asia at the 2018 Taipei Film Festival on July 8, the "Miseducation of Cameron Post" is now playing select Taiwan theaters....