Taiwan hit film ‘iWeirDO’ receives acclaim at New York Asian Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese romantic comedy "iWeirDO" has won the Honorable Mention Award at the 2020 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), receiving even more international recog...

Taiwan films to screen at SeaShorts Film Festival for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Taiwanese films have been selected for the fourth annual Southeast Asian Short (SeaShorts) Film Festival, becoming the country's first productions to earn such r...

5 films from Taiwan featured in Chicago's APUC film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Taiwanese films will be streamed online for free at various points from Sept. 11 to Dec. 20 as part of Chicago's Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC) bi-annual film festiva...

Toronto International Film Festival to show Taiwanese zombie comedy

Taiwanese director Wang I-fang's (王逸帆) first feature film, a zombie-themed horror comedy, will be shown in this year's downsized Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Taipei Cultural...

Taiwan’s Los Angeles office moves into first green consulate in U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in Los Angeles, California, is moving into what retiring office chief Abraham Chu (朱文祥) has described as the first consular building i...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suffers 2 blackouts in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Without warning, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suddenly lost power twice this morning, trapping two passengers in terminal elevators. ...

Taiwanese child star wins Best Young Actor at Baltic film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese child actor Chung Chia-Chun (鍾家駿) won the best leading actor prize at the 25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapadzik held in Belarus on Nov. 6. Chung ...

Japanese remake of classic romance film ‘You Are the Apple of My Eye’ debuts in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese remake of iconic Taiwanese teenage romance movie "You Are the Apple of My Eye" is now in theaters across Taiwan with high anticipation from fans. To...

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...

Taiwan actor Jasper Liu promotes Taiwan in Seoul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese actor, model, and musician Jasper Liu (劉以豪), who acted on 2017 Taiwanese movie "Take Me to The Moon," went to Seoul to promote "Fun Taipei 台北冬季旅遊行程"...

Taiwanese movie ‘Long Time No Sea’ in competition for Asia Pacific Screen Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "Long Time No Sea" (只有大海知道) has been announced in competition for the Best Screenplay award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, reported CNA. "Long Time N...

Taiwanese film banned in China because actor allegedly supports Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese movie "Missing Johnny" has been removed from cinemas in China because of the main actor's alleged support for Taiwanese independence. The mov...

Taiwanese actors cast in Singaporean director's new movie

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Having been a box office guarantee director in Singapore, Singaporean director Jack Neo(梁志強) is hoping to make a killing overseas with his 31st movie Killer Not Stupid(殺手不笨). J...

Taiwan-Japan movie selected to open Hong Kong film festival

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan-Japan movie Omotenashi was selected Wednesday as one of the two films to open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will run from March 19 to April 5. Omotenashi...

Taiwanese musicians mentioned by Belgium’s Film Fest Gent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese singer Ann Bai (白安) and the group Cicada received a special mention at the Film Fest Gent festival in Belgium for their soundtrack for the movie “The Last ...