姚宏易

YAO Hung-I

Director , Cinematography

Yao Hung-i (姚宏易), who graduated from the Department of Product Craft Design of Fu-HsinTrade and Arts School, was given an opportunity to join the film crew of director Hou Hsiao-hsien's "Good Men, Good Women (好男好女)" in 1994 due to his habit in photography. Beginning from an assistant job, Yao successively participated in many of Hou's filmmaking. Being encouraged by Hou, he started writing script and made his first film titled "Reflections (愛莉絲的鏡子)" in 2006.

Yao has been mentored by Hou for more than a decade. In 2011, he made the documentary "Hometown Boy (金城小子)" and won the 48th Golden Horse Award for best documentary that year.

Awards
2018 The 55th Golden Horse Awards Best Cinematography "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
2011 The 48th Golden Horse Awards Best Documentary "Hometown Boy"

Nominations
2011 The 48th Golden Horse Awards Best Cinematography "Hometown Boy"

Filmography:

Year Title
2019 Killer Not Stupid 
2018 GATAO 2:Rise of The King 
2017 The Village of No Return 
2017 Golden Horse Awards Best Leading Actress(Finalists),Best Art Direction(Finalists),Best Makeup & Costume Design(Finalists) 2017 Taipei Film Award, 2017 Korea BIFAN NETPAC Award
2017 Missing Johnny 
2017 Golden Horse Awards Best New Performer(Winning),Best New Director(Nomination),Best Original Film Score(Nomination) 2017 Shanghai International Film Festival-Asian New Talent Award: Best Actress (nominated) 2017 Taipei Film Awards-Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Suppporting Actor, Best New Talent 2017 Xining First International Film Festival-Nominated for Best Film and Best Director 2017 Busan International Film Festival-A Window On Asian Cinema 2017 Sao Paulo International Film Festival–New Filmmakers Competition
2015 Murmur of the Hearts 
2015 Busan International Film Festival-A Window on Asian Cinema
2015 Taipei Film Festival-Best Narrative Feature Nomination
2015 Hong Kong International Film Festival Opening Film
2015 The Laundryman 
8th Festival del film Locarno – Piazza Grande section
52nd Golden Horse Award – Best New Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Film Song, and Best Sound Effects Nominations
51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Midnight Screenings
31st Warsaw Film Festival – Free Spirit Competition
51st Chicago International Film Festival – After Dark section
28th Helsinki International Film Festival – Genre Benders section
19th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival – Bucheon Choice: Feature Competition
17th Taipei Film Festival – Official Selection
15th New York Asian Film Festival – Taiwan Cinema Now!
36th Hawaii International Film Festival – Fantastic Asia
10th Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival – Official Selection
18th Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente (BAFICI) – Avant-Garde & Genre Competition
34th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival – Official Selection
26th Singapore International Film Festival – Special Presentation
12th Eurasia International Film Festival – Panorama
12th Atlanta Asian Film Festival – Official Selection
1st London East Asia Film Festival – Competition
The Wave Film Festival (Santa Barbara International Film Festival) – Official Selection
2015 The Assassin 
2015 Busan International Film Festival -Gala Presentation
2015 Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival - Opening Film
2015 Cannes Film Festival - Best Director, Cannes Soundtrack Award
2014 PUSU QHUNI 
2014 Hometown Boy 
2010 Let the Wind Carry Me 
2009 Golden Horse Film Awards-Nominated for Best Documentary & Outstanding Taiwanese Film of The Year
2010 Taipei Film Festival TAIPEI AWARDS-Grand Prize
2010 Taipei Film Festival TAIPEI AWARDS-Best Documentary
2010 Taipei Film Festival TAIPEI AWARDS-Best Editing
2006 Reflections 
Update:2018/12/28
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