Born in 1985, Zhi-Ying Zhu graduated from School of Theatre Arts of Taipei National University of the Arts. During her school years, she drew he theater maestro Stan Lai’s attention and was selected to participate in A Dream Like A Dream, a stage play produced by Performance Workshop. Stan Lai also introduced her to Ang Lee, and she got the chance to participate in Lust, Caution. After that film, she acted in many TV series, films and stage plays, and was nominated for Golden Bell Awards repeatedly. She won Best Leading Actress in a Television Series of Golden Bell Awards with Brave forward of Hakka Theater.
Awards 2020 The 57th Golden Horse Awards - Best Supporting Actor (for Nadow LIN), Best Art Direction (for Shih-Hao CHAO) and Audience Choice Award Nominations 2020 The 57th Golden Horse Awards - Best Narrative Feature, Best Director (for Hsin-Yao HUANG), Best Supporting Actor (for Jen-shuo CHENG), Best Adapted Screenplay (for Hsin-Yao HUANG), Best Cinematography (for NAKASHIMA Nagao), Best Original Film Score (for Ren-Chien KO, Eddie TSAI) and Best Film Editing (for Hsiu-Hsiung LAI)
|2016||Ace of Sales|
|2016||The Black Box|
2016 Golden Bell Awards-6 Nominations
2016 Asian Television Awards-1 Nomination
|2014||The Rice Bomber|
64th Berlinale, Panorama Selection
|2014||Taipei Factory I|
2013 The Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival – Special opening screening.
A Window on Asia Cinema – Busan Int'l Film Festival
Selected by TPG (Tokyo Project Gathering) Won awards in Golden Horse Film & TV co-production Meeting
2007 Golden Lion of the 64th Venice International Film Festival 2007 Toronto International Film Festival 2007 FILMASIA Asian Film Festival (Prague) 2007 ENERGACAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Lodz) Nominations 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards for Best Film Not in the English Language, Best Costume Design, and Rising Star Award (Tang Wei) 2008 Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008 Asian Film Awards for Best Director, Best Film, and Best Screenwriter