Born in 1929, Chang Yung-hsiang graduated from Fu Hsing Kang College with a degree in performing art. He began his career with writing scripts for plays and radio dramas. In 1964, he wrote his first film screenplay titled "Beautiful Duckling," which was highly praised. Since then, he started the long-term partnership with director Lee Hsing, and became one of the most important screenwriters of the Taiwanese realism films in the 1960s.
He has written screenplays for hundreds of films, with most of them directed by Lee Hsing and Pai Ching-jui. He was a five-time winner of the Golden Horse Awards for best screenplay. In 2016, he was honored the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 53rd Golden Horse Film Festival.
2016 The 53th Golden Horse Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
1981 The 18th Golden Horse Awards Best Adapted Screenplay "If I Were for Real"
1979 The 16th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "Story of a Small Town"
1978 The 15th Golden Horse Awards Best Screenplay "He Never Gives Up"
1975 The 12th Golden Horse Awards Best Screenplay "Land of the Undaunted"
1972 The 10th Golden Horse Awards Best Screenplay "Indebted for Life and Love"
1984 The 21th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay《頤園飄香》
1980 The 17th Golden Horse Awards Best Screenplay Adaptation "The Pioneers"
|2015||The Young Ones (Digital Restoration)|
2014 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
|1983||The Wheel of Life|
|1982||The Autumn Execution|
|1981||THE WOMEN SOLDIERS|
|1981||On the Society File of Shanghai|
|1980||China My Native Land|
|1980||Home Sweet Home|
|1979||THE STORY OF A SMALL TOWN|
|1978||He Never Gives Up|
1978 Taipei Golden Horse Awards - Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor
|1978||Joy Anger Sadness Happiness|
|1977||Cloud of Romance|
|1977||A Pirate of Love|
|1969||Storm over the Yang-tse River|
1969 Golden Horse Awards - Best Leading Actor, Best Leading Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Merit Feature Film