Director , Scriptwriter
Born in Ilan county of the north eastern Taiwan, started his career in the film industry as a continuity clerk, assistant director, film producer, scriptwriter, and director since 1982.
Cheng’s first 35mm feature film “Somewhere Over the Dreamland”(2002) has been lined up in the 59th Venice Int'l Film Festival for the Venice Critics Week. “The Passage” (2004) is Cheng’s second 35 mm film. “Blue Cha-Cha” (2005) is his third and the latest one.
2003 The 40th Golden Horse Awards Best Short Film "Badu's Homework"
2002 The 39th Golden Horse Awards Outstanding Taiwanese Film of the Year "Somewhere Over the Dreamland"
2009 The 46th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "The Tears"
2004 The 41th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "The Passage"
2003 The 40th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Badu's Homework"
1999 The 36th Golden Horse Awards Best Short Film "Postcard"
2017 Kaohsiung Film Festival - Closing Film
2016 Taipei Film Festival-Best Narrative Feature Nomination, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor
2015 Taipei Film Festival-Opening Film
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2011 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Opening Film 2012 Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin Panorama Platinum Remi Award for Art Direction in the category of Film & Video Production at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival in 2013 (winner)
2010 Taipei Film Festival-Best Director
2010 Asian Film Festival Roma-Best Actor
2007 Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema
2007 Tokyo International Film Festival
2007 Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
|2002||SOMEWHERE OVER THE DREAMLAND|
2002 Venice Film Festival, Best First Feature Film of the Critics Week
1999 Golden Horse Awards, Best Short Film Nomination
1999 Taipei Film Festival
1999 Pusan International Film Festival, New Currents Section
2000 Singapore International Film Festival
2000 The 23rd Golden Harvest Award, Best Short Film Award in Drama Catagory
2000 Melbourne Film Festival
|1998||Connection by Fate|
2002 Somewhere Over The Dreamland
2004 The Passage
2006 Blue Cha-Cha
2007 Summer's Tail