Director , Scriptwriter
Born in 1959, Yee Chin-yen graduated from the National Chengchi University with a degree in Foreign Languages & Literature, and later went to the U.S. to pursue a master's degree in Film and TV Production at the University of California, Los Angeles. After returning to Taiwan, Yee worked in the production planning department of the Central Motion Picture Corporation. He also taught screenwriting at universities and directed TV dramas and TV commercials.
In 2002, his feature film "Blue Gate Crossing" was a box office hit, and had been nominated for several awards at international film festivals. In 2014, he won the Best Original Screenplay at the 51th Golden Horse Awards for "Meeting Dr.Sun."
2014 The 51th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "Meeting Dr. Sun"
|2021||City of Lost Things|
2021 Annecy International Animated Film Festival-Contrechamp Competition
|2014||Meeting Dr. Sun|
14th New York Asian Film Festival – Official Selection
41st Seattle International Film Festival – Official Selection
17th Udine Far East Film – Official Selection
10th Osaka Asian Film Festival – Grand Prix(Best Picture Award)
– Audience Award
5th London Chinese Visual Festival – Closing Film
23rd Art Film Fest International Film Festival – Official Selection
9th Fünf Seen Film Festival – Official Selection
25th Focus on Asia International Film Festival Fukuoka – Taiwan Film Festival section
11th Atlanta Asian Film Festival – Official Selection
Bogota International Film Festival – Official Selection
25th Tama Cinema Forum – Official Selection
13th World Film Festival of Bangkok – Official Selection
Golden Horse Awards- Best Original Screenplay Award
Taipei Film Awards- Best Script Award
Taipei Film Festival – Official Selection
Hawaii International Film Festival – Official Selection
Hong Kong Asian Film Festival- Official Selection
San Diego Asian Film Festival- Official Selection
Singapore International Film Festival- Official Selection
|2002||Blue Gate Crossing|
Nominations Competition of International Film Festival of India Competition of Seattle International Film Festival International Competition of the Tokyo International Film Festival Awards Special Jury Prize (for director Yee Chih-Yen) of Bratislava International Film Festival
2015 "City of the Lost Things"
2005 "About Love"