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