Born in 1984, Chun-Yao Yao graduated from School of Theatre Arts of Taipei National University of the Arts, and he has participated in all kinds of stage plays, films, TV series and commercials. In 2006, he acted in the short film, Mei, which was directed by Arvin Chen and won Silver Bear Award at the 57th Berlinale Shorts Competition. In 2009, Arvin Chen adapted Mei into feature film, Au Revoir Taipei, and Yao’s natural and vivid acting is highly appreciated by the director, and regarded as the best candidate for the leading actor. He even took the stage on behalf of Au Revoir Taipei to receive NETPAC Award at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival. In 2014, he made the crossover to become the host of TV program, Stories in Taiwan, and won Best Host in an Itinerant Programme of 51st Golden Bell Awards. In 2017, he resigned the TV program and returned to acting. In 2020, he won Best Leading Actor in a TV series of the 55th Golden Bell Awards with The Mirror.
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|2023||My Heavenly City|
Awards 2020 The 57th Golden Horse Awards - Best Leading Actor (for Tzu-Yi MO), Best Supporting Actress (for Shu-Fang CHEN) and Best Original Film Score (for Fran CHEN) 2020 Taipei Film Awards – Best Actor - MO Tzu-yi Nominations 2021 Asian Film Awards - Best Actor - MO Tzu-yi 2020 The 57th Golden Horse Awards - Best Narrative Feature, Best Director (for Yu-Chieh CHENG) and Best Original Screenplay (for Yu-Chieh CHENG) 2020 Taipei Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress - CHEN Shu-fang Best Art Design - CHEN Po-jen
2018 Hong Kong International Film Festival -Opening Movie 2018 Hawaii International Film Festival Showcase
|2014||Peace in Love|
|2010||Au Revoir Taipei|
2010 Berlinale｀Forum´ - NECPAC Award 2010 Taipei Film Award - Best New Comer 2010 Deauville Asian Film Festival- Jury Award 2010 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival-Audience Award 2010 Barcelona Asian Film Festival–Best Film 2010 Annual Asian Film Festival Of Dallas–Best Feature
2007 Berlin Film Festival, Silver Bear Award
2007 Los Angeles VC Film Festival
2007 Pusan International Film Festival