PHOTO ESSAY/The 2021 Golden Horse Awards

11/27/2021 05:05 PM
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From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel
Update: 'The Falls' shines, takes best film and three other prizes

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) The 58th Golden Horse Awards ceremony will take place at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei at 7 p.m. on Saturday, to celebrate achievements by filmmakers and the movie industry in the Chinese-speaking world.

Awards in 23 categories will be presented, along with two lifetime achievement awards and an award recognizing the "Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year."

A red carpet event preceding the awards ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.

In Taiwan, Taiwan Television Enterprise (TTV) will broadcast the red carpet event and the awards ceremony, which will also be streamed live online by My Video and Line Today.

In Singapore, people can watch through StarHub, while viewers in Malaysia and Brunei can turn to their local Astro services, according to the organizers.

Outside the four countries, both TTV and the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (TGHFF) will offer live streaming from 5:30 p.m. through their respective YouTube channels. 

TTV: red carpet / awards ceremony

TGHFF: red carpet / awards ceremony

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The Awards Ceremony

A preview of a short film to be used in the opening of the awards ceremony. From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel
Actor Austin Lin (林柏宏), opens this year
Actor Austin Lin (林柏宏), opens this year's awards ceremony as the host. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

★ Best visual effects: ArChin Yen (嚴振欽) / "Till We Meet Again" (月老)

★ Best film editing: Shieh Meng-ju (解孟儒) / "The Soul" (緝魂)

★ Best original screenplay: Chung Mong-hong (鍾孟宏) and Chang Yaosheng (張耀升) / "The Falls" (瀑布)

★ Best adapted screenplay: Jun Li (李駿碩) / "Drifting" (濁水漂流)

Trailer of "Drifting," which leads with 12 nominations this year. From mm2 Studios Hong Kong
From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel

★ Best documentary short film (new category): "In Their Teens" (度日) / Director: Lin Yu-en (林佑恩)

★ Best documentary feature: "Revolution of Our Times" (時代革命) / Kiwi Chow (周冠威) and HONGKONGERS (香港人)

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Singer Stella Chang (張清芳) performs during the awards ceremony. Her previous performance at the Golden Horse Awards was over 20 years ago. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Singer Stella Chang (張清芳) performs during the awards ceremony. Her previous performance at the Golden Horse Awards was over 20 years ago. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

★ Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year: Frank Chen (陳新發), a "texture artist" who has been in the business of creating sets for more than three decades and worked on nine films nominated this year.

★ Best art direction: Huang Mei-ching (黃美清), Liang Shuo-lin (梁碩麟) and Liao Huei-li (廖惠麗) / "The Soul" (緝魂)

★ Best makeup & costume design: Singing Lin (林欣宜), Hsiao Pai-chen (蕭百宸) and Liu Hsien-chia (劉顯嘉) / "Till We Meet Again" (月老) 

★ Best supporting actress: Wang Yu-xuan (王渝萱) / "Goddamned Asura" (該死的阿修羅)

Best supporting actress award winner Wang Yu-xuan. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actress award winner Wang Yu-xuan. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

★ Best cinematography: Giorgos Valsamis / "American Girl" (美國女孩)

Lifetime achievement award (1/2) : Cinematographer Lin Tsan-ting (林贊庭)

★ Best supporting actor: Liu Kuan-ting (劉冠廷) / "Treat or Trick" (詭扯)

Best supporting actor award winner Liu Kuan-ting. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actor award winner Liu Kuan-ting. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

★ Best action choreography: Chan Man-fai (陳文輝), Chu Ke-feng (朱科豐) and Feng Ren-zhi (馮仁稚) / "Nezha" (叱咤風雲)

★ Best sound effects: R.T Kao (高偉晏) and Chu Shih-yi (朱仕宜) / "Till We Meet Again" (月老)

★ Best new performer: Caitlin Fang (方郁婷) / "American Girl" (美國女孩) 

Best new performer award winner Caitlin Fang. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best new performer award winner Caitlin Fang. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel

★ Best animated short film: "The Magical Tracing" (海角天涯) / Director: Wu De-chuen (吳德淳)

★ Best live action short film: "Good Day" (詠晴) / Director: Zhang Zhi-teng (張誌騰)

★ Best new director: Fiona Feng-i Roan (阮鳳儀) / "American Girl" (美國女孩) 

Taiwanese-American Fiona Feng-i Roan wins best new director

From ifilm's YouTube channel

Lifetime achievement award (2/2): Director Tsai Yang-ming (蔡揚名)

★ Best original film score: Lu Luming (盧律銘) / "The Falls" (瀑布)

★ Best original film song: "I Missed You" (我這個人) / By Eve Ai (艾怡良) for "I Missed You" (我沒有談的那場戀愛)

From Eve Ai's YouTube channel
From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel

Best director: Clara Law (羅卓瑤) / "Drifting Petals" (花果飄零)

Best leading actress: Alyssa Chia (賈靜雯) / "The Falls" (瀑布)

Best leading actor: Chang Chen (張震) / "The Soul" (緝魂)

★ Best narrative feature: "The Falls" (瀑布)

From the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's YouTube channel
Edmond Wong (left), chair of this year
Edmond Wong (left), chair of this year's jury, director Ang Lee (center) wave to the audience at the end of the awards ceremony, while host Austin Lin urges people to catch a movie in the cinema. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

On the Red Carpet

Fans wait outside the venue in the rain to see stars on the red carpet. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Fans wait outside the venue in the rain to see stars on the red carpet. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Actress Sinje Lee (李心潔), who will present the best leading actor award. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Actress Sinje Lee (李心潔), who will present the best leading actor award. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Actress Bai Ling (白靈), who will present the best director award. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Actress Bai Ling (白靈), who will present the best director award. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Last year
Last year's best leading actor award winner Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Singer Waa Wei (魏如萱), who will perform her song "Transformers" (變形金剛) during the awards ceremony. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Singer Waa Wei (魏如萱), who will perform her song "Transformers" (變形金剛) during the awards ceremony. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actress nominee Wang Yu-xuan (王渝萱), from the film "Goddamned Asura" (該死的阿修羅). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actress nominee Wang Yu-xuan (王渝萱), from the film "Goddamned Asura" (該死的阿修羅). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best leading actress nominees Gingle Wang (王淨, left) and Alyssa Chia (賈靜雯, right), and best director nominee Chung Mong-hong (鍾孟宏), from the film "The Falls" (瀑布). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best leading actress nominees Gingle Wang (王淨, left) and Alyssa Chia (賈靜雯, right), and best director nominee Chung Mong-hong (鍾孟宏), from the film "The Falls" (瀑布). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best leading actor nominee Roy Chiu (邱澤), from the film "Man in Love" ( 當男人戀愛時). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best leading actor nominee Roy Chiu (邱澤), from the film "Man in Love" ( 當男人戀愛時). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
From left: best supporting actor nominee Liu Kuan-ting (劉冠廷), actress Bai Bai (百白) and best new director nominee Hsu Fu-hsiang (許富翔), from the film "Treat or Trick" (詭扯). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
From left: best supporting actor nominee Liu Kuan-ting (劉冠廷), actress Bai Bai (百白) and best new director nominee Hsu Fu-hsiang (許富翔), from the film "Treat or Trick" (詭扯). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actress nominee Annie Chen (陳庭妮), from the film "Terrorizers" (青春弒戀). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Best supporting actress nominee Annie Chen (陳庭妮), from the film "Terrorizers" (青春弒戀). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Singer Eve Ai (艾怡良), who is nominated in the best new performer category for her performance in "I Missed You" (我沒有談的那場戀愛). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Singer Eve Ai (艾怡良), who is nominated in the best new performer category for her performance in "I Missed You" (我沒有談的那場戀愛). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Last year
Last year's best supporting actor award winner Nadow Lin (納豆), who will present the best supporting actress award this year. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Wen Chen-ling (温貞菱), a nominee in the best supporting actress category for her performance in "Leave Me Alone" (不想一個人). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Wen Chen-ling (温貞菱), a nominee in the best supporting actress category for her performance in "Leave Me Alone" (不想一個人). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Austin Lin (林柏宏), host of this year
Austin Lin (林柏宏), host of this year's awards ceremony, who won the best supporting actor award in 2016. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Director Ang Lee (李安), who has been the chair of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee since February 2018. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Director Ang Lee (李安), who has been the chair of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee since February 2018. CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Hosts of the red carpet event, Pink Yang (楊千霈, left) and Jake Hsu (徐鈞浩). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021
Hosts of the red carpet event, Pink Yang (楊千霈, left) and Jake Hsu (徐鈞浩). CNA photo Nov. 27, 2021

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