陳芯宜

Singing Chen

Director , Scriptwriter , Producer , Cinematography , Editor

Singing Chen is a filmmaker whose works encompass documentary and feature. She specializes in presenting her long-term observations on the society through vivid illustration of characters and life conditions. Her approach of magic realism highlights the absurdity in reality, and points out the problem of structure in the society. With most of the themes exploring humanities, art, and culture, Chen’s works embody qualities of exquisite emotional narration and humor in serious structure. Chen has participated and won awards in domestic and international film festivals for her films. Apart from being a filmmaker, Chen is also a composer who has composed numerous theater and film scores. Chen’s ability thus gives her works dynamic and rich music.

Awards
2000 The 8th Taipei Film Awards Best Feature Film "Bundled"
2000 The 8th Taipei Film Awards Best New Director "Bundled"

Nominations
2015 The 17th Taipei Film Awards Best Documentary "Mountain Spirits"
2014 The 16th Taipei Film Awards Best Documentary "The Walkers"
2014 The 51th Golden Horse Awards Best Documentary "The Walkers"
2007 The 44th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "God Man Dog"
2007 The 44th Golden Horse Awards Best Film Editing "God Man Dog"

Filmography:

Year Title
2018 The Moving Tent 
2018 Taiwan International Documentary Festival-Taiwan Competition selected 2018 Women Make Waves Film Festival-Taiwan Competition selected
2016 Mountain Spirits 
2015 Seattle International Film Festival, Documentary Competition
2015 Taipei Film Awards Best Documentary Nomination
2014 Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Taiwanese Competition
2015 The Walkers 
2014 Gorden Horse Award - Best Documentary Nominated 2014 Taipei Film Award - Best Documentary Nominated 2014 Taiwan International Documentary Festival - Audience Award ; International Competition Nominated ; Taiwan Competition Nominated
2015 Ways Into Love 
2015 A Real Meal 
2015 The Pig 
2014 Taipei Film Festival, in competition 2014 Short Film Festival & Asia, in Asia international competition, ”Best Actress” award 2013 Cannes Film Festival (France) Director's Fortnight 2103 Kaohsiung International Short Film Festival, in competition, “Best selection”
2014 When Yesterday Comes 
2011 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
2014 Taipei Factory I 
2013 The Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival – Special opening screening.
A Window on Asia Cinema – Busan Int'l Film Festival
2011 The Clock 
2012 Taipei Film Award, in competition ("The Clock") 2012 Kaohsiang Film Festival, International Short Film Competition, Best selection Award ("The Clock") 2012 International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, in competition, Special Mention ("When yesterday comes") 2012 Hangzhou Asian Film Festival ("When yesterday comes") 2012 Hong Kong Asia Film Festival ("When yesterday comes") 2011 Golden Horse Film Festival, Gala Premiere ("When yesterday comes")
2009 A Place of One`s OWN 
2009 33th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Taiwan New Generation
2009 11th The 2009 Taipei Film Festival,Audience’s Choice Award,Best Supporting Actress--LU Yi-chings,Best Art Direction--HUANG Mei-ching
2008 God Man Dog 
2008 Berlin International Film Festival, Tagesspiegel Readers’ Jury Award (Won) 2008 Fribourg International Film Festival, E-Changer Award (Won) 2008 Durban International Film Festival, Best Screenplay (Won) 2008 Asiatica Film Mediale, Best Actress (Won) 2008 Asian Film Awards, Best Actor (Nominated) 2008 Asian Film Festival Barcelona, Best New Director 2008 Creteil International Women’s Film Festival, Best Feature Film (Nominated) 2008 Taipei Film Festival, Grand Prize (Nominated) 2008 Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008 The Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2007 Taipei Golden Horse Awards, Best Original Screenplay (Nominated), Best Film Editing (Nominated), Best Art Direction (Nominated) 2007 Busan International Film Festival, New Currents Award (Nominated) 2007 Vancouver International Film Festival
2007 WATERFRONT VILLA BONITA 
2008 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
2001 A GARDEN IN THE SKY 
25th MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2003, Russia)
The 2nd Purely 16 Independent Film Festival (2001, Taiwan)
Opening Film
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (2001, Taiwan)
Digital Odyssey Section
Taipei Film Festival (2002, Taiwan)
Best Art Direction
2000 WHO IS FISHING® 
2016 New Narrative Film Festival 2001 Golden Horse Awards, Best Documentary Nominated 2001 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Asian Section 2001 Fribourg International Film Festival 2000 Taiwan International Documentary Festival
2000 Bundled(Wo Jiao A-ming La) 
2001 Fribourg International Film Festival, Ecumenical Jury Award, ACAT "Human Rights" Special Award 2001 Creteil International Women’s Film Festival, in competition 2001 Taiwan Pure 16mm Film Festival 2001 Brisbane International Film Festival 2001 Flanders International Film Festival-Ghent 2001 Fajr International Film Festival 2000 Taipei Golden Horse Awards, Best Theme Song (Won), Best New Actor (Nominated) 2000 Taipei Film Festival, Best Feature Film (Won), Best New Director (Won) 2000 Vancouver International Film Festival, in competition
Update:2018/12/17
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