Wang Yu-Xuan, Cheng Pinhung, and Matthew Chuang were presented as the Jury Members for the Short Film Competition for the Taiwan Film Festival in Australia, which will take place from July 28 until August 13, 2022 in various cities around Australia.
Yu-Xuan, graduated in Theatre Directing at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing. Yu-Xuan is a promising Taiwanese actress who has been in various productions, including the celebrated music video of Accusefive’s “Where I Lost Us”, the short film Family Day (TWFF, 2021) and tv-series On Children – Episode Peacock. Her latest’s work, Goddamned Asura (2021), for which she received the accolade Best Supporting Actress at the 2021 Golden Horse Awards.
Pinhung is an influential film critic from Taiwan, with a significant contribution to the Taiwanese cinema including the two publications: The Love and Death of Taiwan Cinema (2010) and Taiwan Cinema in Transition: In Search of True Taiwan Spirit (2019); Pinhung also has many years of experience working in the film festival industry.
Matthew Chuang, born in Taiwan, is an Australian filmmaker, who has worked behind the camera for more than a decade and has been dedicated to the magical practice of bringing both his creative eye and adaptable processes to his projects, including My First Summer (2020) selected for Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival, Blue Bayou (2021) premiered at Cannes Film Festival – Un Certain Regard, and his latest DoP work You Won’t Be Alone (2022) selected for Sundance Film Festival – World Dramatic Cinema Competition.
July 28 – August 8, 2022 – Sydney
July 30 – 31, 2022 – Melbourne
August 6 – 8, 2022 – Brisbane
August 13 – Canberra
For more information, please visit: https://www.taiwanfilmfestival.org.au/2022
Wang Yu-Xuan © Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee