After graduating from the National Kuo Kuang Academy of Arts with a degree in dance, Lin Mei-siu joined the renowned Ma Lei-meng Dance Company, and used to work as backup dancer for popular female singers. She later met theater director Hugh K.S. Lee when she was working as the assistant to Pauline Lan. Since then, she had started learning stage performance from Lee and gained rich experiences in theater.
Later she was discovered by director Chen Yu-hsun, who cast her in several TV commercials, helping her to gain fame with a role in a cough drops commercial. After rising to fame, she has played various roles in theatrical productions, films, TV dramas, and commercials that were well-received. She has won the Golden Horse Award for best supporting actress for "Comes the Black Dog."
2004 The 49th Asia-Pacific Film Festival Best Supporting Actress "Black Dog Is Coming"
2003 The 40th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actress "Black Dog Is Coming"
2013 The 50th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actress "To My Dear Granny"
|2021||I missed you|
|2019||ALWAYS MISS YOU|
|2019||Sent From Above|
|2019||Killer Not Stupid|
|2018||Back to the good times|
|2017||The Village of No Return|
Nominations 2017 Best Leading Actress, Best Art Direction and Best Makeup & Costume Design at the 54th Golden Horse Awards 2017 Best Narrative Feature of Taipei Film Awards 2017 NETPAC Award at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea)
|2016||Ace of Sales|
|2016||The Big Power|
|2015||The Wonderful Wedding|
|2015||My Mr. Right|
|2015||We Are Family|
2015 Kaohsiung Film Festival
2015 San Diego Asian Film Festival
|2014||My Geeky Nerdy Buddies|
2015 Udine Far East Film Festival
|2014||Live a Love|
|2013||Zone Pro Site|
2014 Selected into Culinary Cinema of Berlin International Film Festival (European premiere) 2014 Best Narrative Feature of Taipei Film Awards (nominee) 2014 CinemAsia Film Festival in Amsterdam 2014 Washington D.C. International Film Festival 2014 Food Film Festival in Amsterdam (Audience Award) 2014 Asian Film Festival (Italy) (Best Film Award) 2014 FEAST: Food & Film Festival (Victoria Film Festival) 2014 Art Film Fest (Slovakia) 2014 New York Asian Film Festival (Audience Award) 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival 2014 Kolkata International Film Festival 2014 Devour! The Food Film Fest (Canada) (Golden Tine Award for Best Feature Drama) 2014 Jakarta International Film Festival 2014 Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival 2014 Bengaluru International Film Festival 2013 Selected into Open Cinema of Busan International Film Festival (international premiere) 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival 2013 Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2013 Taiwan Film Days in San Francisco 2013 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival 2013 Taiwanese Student Association, Oregon State University (public screening) 2013 Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year (for YEH Ju-Feng) (winner) and Best Original Film Song (nominee) of Golden Horse Awards
|2012||To My Dear Granny|
2012 Opening Film of Taipei Golden Horse Festival
|2012||Love is Sin|
|2010||Comedy Makes You Cry|
• Nominated for The Asia-Pacific Film Festival, Best Film
• Nominated for The Golden Horse Film Festival, Best New Comer
|2003||COMES THE BLACK DOG|
2004 The 49th Asia Pacific Film Festival