2022 Golden Horse Awards

11/19/2022 05:35 PM
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2018 Golden Horse best actress award winner, host this year
2018 Golden Horse best actress award winner, host this year's awards ceremony Hsieh Ying-xuan (in red) sings in the opening performance of the ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

Taipei, Nov. 19 (CNA) The 59th Golden Horse Awards ceremony will take place at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei at 7 p.m. 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."

For the third time in five years, no films have been nominated in the best animated film category.

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

● Hong Kong film 'Limbo' wins audience award; 'Coo-Coo 043' takes FIPRESCI award

Hosts of this year
Hosts of this year's red carpet event before the awards ceremony, actor Wu Nien-hsuan and TV host Pink Yang. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

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 of the event starting at 5:30 p.m. through their respective YouTube channels.

TTV: red carpet / awards ceremony

TGHFF: red carpet / awards ceremony

Following the awards ceremony on Saturday, the 19-day film festival that showcases the latest films from Taiwan and abroad will conclude Sunday.

This year's festival has again screened masterpieces, including six films directed since 2010 by Hong Kong filmmaker Ann Hui (許鞍華), who heads this year's jury for the awards.

(By Kay Liu)

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Awards ceremony

2018 Golden Horse best actress award winner, host this year
2018 Golden Horse best actress award winner, host this year's awards ceremony Hsieh Ying-xuan (in red) sings in the opening performance of the ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Golden Horse best new performer award winner Hu Jhih-ciang. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Golden Horse best new performer award winner Hu Jhih-ciang. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

Host of this year's Golden Horse Awards ceremony, 2018 best actress award winner Hsieh Ying-xuan (謝盈萱) just opened the ceremony with a short speech and a song.

★ Best original screenplay: Lau Kok-rui (劉國瑞) / "The Sunny Side of the Street" (白日青春)

★ Best adapted screenplay:  Au Kin-yee (歐健兒) Shum Kwan-sin (岑君茜) / "Limbo" (智齒)

★ Best new performer: Hu Jhih-ciang (胡智強) / "Coo-Coo 043" (一家子兒咕咕叫)

★ Best visual effects: Garrett Lam (林嘉樂), Ho Man-lok (何文洛) and Diu King-wai (刁璟瑋) / "Limbo" (智齒)

Source: Sun Entertainment Culture
Source: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

★ Best documentary feature: "And Miles to Go Before I Sleep" (九槍) by Tsai Tsung-lung (蔡崇隆)

★ Best documentary short film: "Will You Look at Me" (當我望向你的時候) by Huang Shuli (黃樹立)

★ Lifetime Achievement Award: Chang Chao-tang (張照堂)

★ Best art direction: Mak Kwok-keung (麥國強) and Renee Wong (王慧茵) / "Limbo" (智齒)

Best makeup & costume design:  Ken Fan (樊仕清) and Chen You-feng (陳有豐) / "DEMIGOD: The Legend Begins" (素還真)

A trailer of "DEMIGOD: The Legend Begins." Source: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Awards ceremony host Hsien Ying-xuan (right) chats with best new performer nominee Yukan Losing (張祖鈞) about his first film "GAGA," which won six nominations, including best narrative feature as an introduction to the film. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Awards ceremony host Hsien Ying-xuan (right) chats with best new performer nominee Yukan Losing (張祖鈞) about his first film "GAGA," which won six nominations, including best narrative feature as an introduction to the film. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
A trailer of "GAGA." Source: Sky Films Entertainment
Best supporting actress award winner Kagaw Piling (right) hugs Sylvia Chang after receiving the award for her performance in "GAGA" at the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best supporting actress award winner Kagaw Piling (right) hugs Sylvia Chang after receiving the award for her performance in "GAGA" at the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

★ Best supporting actress: Kagaw Piling (林詹珍妹)  / "GAGA" (哈勇家)

★ Best cinematography: Cheng Siu-keung (鄭兆強) / "Limbo" (智齒)

★ Lifetime Achievement Award: Lai Cheng-ying (賴成英)

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Lai Cheng-ying. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Lifetime Achievement Award winner Lai Cheng-ying. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
A trailer of "Bad Education." Source: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Best supporting actor award winner Berant Zhu. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best supporting actor award winner Berant Zhu. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

★ Best supporting actor: Berant Zhu (朱軒洋) / "Bad Education" (黑的教育)

★ Best sound effects: R.T KAO (高偉晏), Rockid LEE (李銘杰), Richard Hocks and Nusorn Thongkhum / "Incantation" (咒)

★ Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year: Chen Ming-ze (陳銘澤)

Singer Nicky Lee (front) performs songs, including "I Will Always Love You," during the "In Memoriam" segment of the ceremony. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Singer Nicky Lee (front) performs songs, including "I Will Always Love You," during the "In Memoriam" segment of the ceremony. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Source: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

★ Best action choreograph: Sheu Fang-yi (許芳宜) / "Salute" (我心我行)

★ Best film editing: Kevin Ko (柯孟融) / "Incantation" (咒)

★ Best live action short film: "Can You Hear Me?" (講話沒有在聽) by Li Nien-hsiu (李念修)

★ Best animated short film: "Compound Eyes of Tropical" (熱帶複眼) by Zhang Xu Zhan (張徐展)

A clip from "Can You Hear Me?" Source: Fresh Wave Festival
A clip from "Compound Eyes of Tropical." Source: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

★ Best original film score: Wong Hin-yan (黃衍仁) / "The Narrow Road" (窄路微塵)

★ Best original film song: "What's on Your Mind" (想知道你在想什麼) from "My Best Friend's Breakfast"(我吃了那男孩一整年的早餐) / Lyricist : Eric Chou (周興哲) and Wu I-wei (吳易緯); Composer and performer: Eric Chou

★ Best new director: Lau Kok-rui (劉國瑞) / "The Sunny Side of the Street" (白日青春)

Hong Kong-based Malaysian director Lau Kok-rui, who also won best original screenplay for his first feature film "The Sunny Side of the Street." CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Hong Kong-based Malaysian director Lau Kok-rui, who also won best original screenplay for his first feature film "The Sunny Side of the Street." CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best director award winner Laha Mebow of the Indigenous Atayal tribe. Her film "GAGA" also won best supporting actress. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best director award winner Laha Mebow of the Indigenous Atayal tribe. Her film "GAGA" also won best supporting actress. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

★ Best director: Laha Mebow (陳潔瑤) / "GAGA" (哈勇家)

★ Best leading actress: Sylvia Chang (張艾嘉) / "A Light Never Goes Out" (燈火闌珊)

★ Best leading actor: Anthony Wong (黃秋生) / "The Sunny Side of the Street" (白日青春)

★ Best narrative feature: "Coo-Coo 043" (一家子兒咕咕叫)

Golden Horse best actress award winner Sylvia Chang. CNA photo No. 19, 2022
Golden Horse best actress award winner Sylvia Chang. CNA photo No. 19, 2022

Red carpet

Hong Kong director Ann Hui (center), who heads this year
Hong Kong director Ann Hui (center), who heads this year's jury, is pictured with jury members Gwei Lun-mei (left) and Chang Chen, who have won the top acting awards, on the red carpet event of the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Hong Kong-base Malaysian writer-director Lau Kok-rui (left) is joined by Sahal Zaman (center) and Anthony Wong, who are nominated in the best new director, best new performer and best leading actor categories respectively on the red carpet event before the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Hong Kong-base Malaysian writer-director Lau Kok-rui (left) is joined by Sahal Zaman (center) and Anthony Wong, who are nominated in the best new director, best new performer and best leading actor categories respectively on the red carpet event before the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best new performer award nominee, 6-year-old Huang Sin-ting, is pictured on the red carpet of the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Best new performer award nominee, 6-year-old Huang Sin-ting, is pictured on the red carpet of the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Director Kevin Ko (second right) and cast from his supernatural horror film "Incantation" arrive at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. The film received 13 nominations, including best narrative feature and best director and three acting categories.
Director Kevin Ko (second right) and cast from his supernatural horror film "Incantation" arrive at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. The film received 13 nominations, including best narrative feature and best director and three acting categories.
Actor-turned-director Ka Ko (second right) and members of the production team of his directorial but "Bad Education," which earned four nominations, including one fore best new director for Ko, arrive at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Actor-turned-director Ka Ko (second right) and members of the production team of his directorial but "Bad Education," which earned four nominations, including one fore best new director for Ko, arrive at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Dancer-choreographer Sheu Fang-yi, who stars in her semii-autobiographical film "Salute," arrives at the awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. Her film is nominated in three categories. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Dancer-choreographer Sheu Fang-yi, who stars in her semii-autobiographical film "Salute," arrives at the awards ceremony in Taipei Saturday. Her film is nominated in three categories. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Actor Mason Lee, son of director Ang Lee, arrives at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. He is nominated in the best supporting actor category for his role in "Limbo." CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Actor Mason Lee, son of director Ang Lee, arrives at the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. He is nominated in the best supporting actor category for his role in "Limbo." CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Cast and production team of Taiwanese family drama "GAGA," which received six nominations, including best film and best director, are pictured outside the awards ceremony venue in Taipei Saturday. CN photo Nov. 19, 2022
Cast and production team of Taiwanese family drama "GAGA," which received six nominations, including best film and best director, are pictured outside the awards ceremony venue in Taipei Saturday. CN photo Nov. 19, 2022
Golden Horse best actress award winner, and this year
Golden Horse best actress award winner, and this year's ceremony host Hsieh Ying-xuan arrives at the venue in Taipei Saturday evening. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Members of the production behind "DEMIGOD: The Legend Begins" takes the glove puppet used in the film to the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. The film received three nomination. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Members of the production behind "DEMIGOD: The Legend Begins" takes the glove puppet used in the film to the awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday. The film received three nomination. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
A trailer of "Coo Coo 043," which is nominated in 13 categories.

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