Peter CHAN

He has established himself as a distinguished director/producer in Hong Kong and China. Since early 90s, Chan has scored a string of critically-acclaimed box office hits. His Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1997) won 9 Hong Kong Film Awards and was named one of the Ten Best Movies of 1997 by Time Magazine. His films since the 2000s, such as Perpaps Love (2005) and The Warlords (2007), have garnered multiple Golden Horse and Hong Kong Film Awards, and were selected at festivals like Venice and Cannes.

HSIEH Chinlin

Originating from Taiwan, Hsieh has been living in France since 1988. She produced What Time Is It There by Tsai Ming-Liang and worked in production, acquisitions and sales for several distinctive arthouse companies. She is currently a programmer at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and is part of the Tiger Awards selection committee. Her other assignments include board member of the Torino Film Fund, and International Advisor to the Hong Kong Asian Film Financing Forum.

Frederic BOYER

At the beginning of the 90s, movie buff Frederic Boyer established Videosphere, a Parisian Video Store dedicated to the arthouse cinema. The collection now holds more than 70000 titles. Frederic Boyer was senior programmer at Cannes Film Festival’s Director's Fortnight. Between 2009 and 2011, he was head of the aforementioned Cannes section, and then moved to New York, holding the same position within Tribeca Film Festival.

GWEI Lun-Mei

She rose instantly to fame after starring in Blue Gate Crossing (2002) at 17. She won recognition with her ethereal presence and natural acting, and then appeared in several notable Taiwanese titles as the female leads, including the box office hit in 2007, Secret. Since then, she expanded her acting career to play diverse roles in multiple Chinese and Hong Kong productions. Her break-through performance in GF*BF (2012) won her the Best Actress at the Golden Horse Awards.


She is a senior music producer, singer, and song-writer in Taiwan’s and China’s music industries. Her creative talents have not only won critical acclaim from critics and audiences, but found success in the market. She has produced and written songs for the soundtracks of many films, which include Tempting Hearts (1999), Orz Boyz (2008), Hear Me (2009) and The Long Good-Bye. Her score for The Long Good-Bye (2010) was nominated for Best Original Film Score at 2011 Golden Horse Awards.


A graduate of the Film & TV department of New York University, Jake Pollock is an American cinematographer who has been highly active in the Taiwan film industry. He was awarded Special Jury Prize at 2006 Taipei Film Awards for his contribution to three nominated films that year. His work includes the Chinese blockbuster The Message in 2009, and Taiwanese drama Yang Yang, which screened at Panorama of the 2009 Berlinale. He has won Best Cinematography at the 2012 Asian Film Awards for his work in Wu Xia (Dragon).

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