阮鳳儀Feng-I Fiona ROAN
Director , Scriptwriter
Feng-I Fiona Roan graduated from Department of Chinese Literature of National Taiwan University and earned an MFA degree in directing from American Film Institute. Her short film Jiejie won several awards, including Audience Award of Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (one of the three major short film festivals), Special Mention of Kaohsiung Film Festival, the second place in the 2018 HBO APA Visionaries Short Film Competition, and was nominated for Golden Harvest Awards. The film was further selected into over 40 film festivals, including Taipei Film Festival, Women Make Waves International Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, etc.
Her feature film American Girl was an adaptation of her story of immigrating to the U.S. and returning to Taiwan. Initially selected into Golden Horse Film Project Promotion in 2018, this film was nominated for seven awards at the 58th Golden Horse Film Festival, including Best Narrative Feature, and won five awards, including Best New Director and Audience Choice Award. Feng-I Fiona Roan became the first female to win Best New Director in the history of Golden Horse Awards.
Selection 2018 Taipei Golden Horse Film Project Promotion 2020 Fast Track of Film Independent (U.S.) Nominations 2022 Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Leading Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Music, and Best Art Direction of the 24th Taipei Film Awards 2021 Best Narrative Feature, Best Leading Actress, and Best Original Screenplay of the 58th Golden Horse Awards Awards 2022 Best Narrative Feature and Best New Talent of the 24th Taipei Film Awards 2021 Best New Director, Best New Performer, Best Cinematography, Audience Choice Award, and FIPRESCI Prize of the 58th Golden Horse Awards 2020 The Second Prize of the 42nd Excellent Screenplay Award