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Meet the founder of *radius Chang Hua-Kun

Chang Hua-Kun has been in the film industry for nearly 30 years.  He was one of the major forces behind the “New Film Wave” of the 80’s in Taiwan.

His productions have won awards in film festivals in Venice, Cannes, and Locarno. Opened the eyes of the Taiwan film industry to the international audience.  The numerous international awards also introduced the international market to local Taiwan films.

 

Production credits with long time collaborator with director You Hsiao-Hsien:

1984《The Boys from Fengkuei》and《A Summer at Grandpa’s》

38th Locarno International Film Festival Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

 

1985《The Time to Live and the Time to Die》

Berlin International Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize、Asia-Pacific Film Festival Special Jury Award、22nd Golden Horse Festival Best Original Script

 

1986《Dust in the Wind》

Best Foreign Language Film Director at the Cinema Junpo Awards

 

1987《Daughter of the Nile》

Torino International Festival of Young Cinema Jury Special Prize

 

1989《A City of Sadness》

26th Golden Horse Awards Best Director、Venice Film Festival Golden Lion Best Director、UNESCO Award

 

1993《The Puppetmaster》

Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize、Istanbul International Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize

 

Other productions:

1992《Dust of Angels》Directed by Hsu Hsiao-ming

1993《Treasure Island》Directed by Chan Guo Fu

1997《Rainy Dog》Directed by Takashi Miike

2000《The Cabbie 》Directed by Chen Yi Wen

2003《Moon Child》Directed by Takahisa Zeze

 

In collaboration with Excellent Film of Japan starting in 1994, Chang produced《Bodyguard. Ya》volumes two and three (with a crew of majority Taiwanese elite).  Then collaborator director Takashi Miike has since become a world renowned director with an international audience.