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HSU Hsiao-Ming

Director , Producer , Executive Producer , Art Direction

HSU Hsiao-ming was a graduate of filmmaking at World College of Journalism, now renamed Shih Hsin University. Since graduation HSU went to work as assistant director for veteran directors like LI Hsin and CHANG Pei-chen. He was assistant director to HOU Hsiao-Hsien’s “A Time to Live and A Time to Die.” In 1992, with the help from HOU, HSU Hsiao-ming directed his debut feature film “Dust of Angels.” He set up his own film company in 1993 to produce and direct his second feature “Heartbreak Island.” His first two films were invited to Cannes, Toronto, and Rotterdam film festivals. His TV drama serials “Summer Afternoon” and “Once Upon a Time” were very popular and won critical acclaims. HSU made a feature documentary film “Homesick Eyes” in 1997, which won him the Fipresci Award at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Humanity Award at Berlin Film Festival and First Prize at Hawaii Film Festival. Since the making of “Homesick Eyes” HSU began his collaboration with Peggy CHIAO. They established Arc Light Films in 1996. HSU was the producer for “HHH: A Portrait of Hou Hsiao-Hsien” by French director Olivier ASSAYAS. He was also the producer of “Betelnut Beauty” (愛你愛我directed by LIN Cheng-seng, winner of the Best Director Award at Berlin Film Festival), “Beijing Bicycle” (十七歲的單車directed by Wang Xiaoshuai王小帥, winner of the Silver Bear Jury Prize at Berlin Film Festival) and YEE Chih-yen’s (易智言) “Blue Gate Crossing” (藍色大門), winner of many international awards. Currently HSU is making his third feature film “Pigeon,”(五月之戀) a film about how a young boy and a mid-age man bumped into each other and discovered something missing from their life. This films is part of a six-film project by Arc Light collectively titled “Tales of Three Cities” (三城記)

Filmography:

Year Title
2020 Master Sheng Yen 
2015 The Rocking Sky 
2015 The 5th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film-Best Editing Award,
Best Innovation Award Nomination,
Best Sound and Effect Nomination,
Best Long Documentary Award Nomination
2014 Sex Appeal 
2014 Hanoi International Film Festival
2014 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
2014 Busan International Film Festival-New Currents Competition
2007 Summer's Tail 
2007 Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema
2007 Tokyo International Film Festival
2007 Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
2004 LOVE OF MAY 
2002 Blue Gate Crossing 
2001 BETELNUT BEAUTY 
2001 The 2nd Jeonju International Film Festival
2001 The 20th Vancouver International Film Festival
2001 The 51st Berlin International Film Festival, Best Director Award, Best New Actress Award
2001 The 11th Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2001 The 17th Singapore International Film Festival
2001 The 23rd Hawaii International Film Festival
2002 San Francisco International Asia American Film Festival
1997 HHH PORTRAIT OF HOU HSIAO-HSIEN 
1997 HOMESICK EYES 
1995 HEARTBREAK ISLAND 
1992 Dust of Angels 

As Producer
2003 DRIFTERS (二弟)
2002 BLUE GATE CROSSING (藍色大門)
   BEIJING BICYCLE (十七歲的單車)
2001 BETELNUT BEAUTY (愛你愛我)
As Director
1991 DUST OF ANGELES (少年吔,安啦!)
1995 HEARTBREAK ISLAND (去年冬天)
1997 HOMESICK EYES (Feature Documentary 望鄉)
As Scriptwriter
2001 BEIJING BICYCLE (十七歲的單車)
1997 HOMESICK EYES (Feature Documentary 望鄉)
As Editor
1997 HOMESICK EYES (Feature Documentary 望鄉)

Update:2018/10/31
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