I hold a Master’s in cinema studies from the City University of New York and I joined the Chinese Taipei Film Archive in 1996, serving as its international coordinator until 2015. Thanks to the digital restoration knowledge I have gradually accumulated in this role, I was fortunate enough to participate in the process of giving new life to classic Taiwanese films.
taught film criticism and other courses at the Motion Picture Department of Motion Picture of National Taiwan University of the Arts.
Miya received her master’s degree in Applied Media Arts from the National Taiwan University of Arts. She represented Taiwan to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus 2003 of Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. Her book “Globalization of Chinese Language Cinemas:A Case Study of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” was published in year 2004.
Miya has extensive experience in film promotion and production. During the 10 years at Cultural Affairs Department of New Taipei city, Miya has organized many cinema promotional events, and produced more than 20 film proposals. Her other experiences include the news contact for Shihsanhang Museum, the proposal writer for EBC TV, and the adjunct lecturer at Department of Motion Picture of the National Taiwan University of Arts. Miya is devoted to cinema promotion and film making industry.
Born in 1981, I received my MA from the Graduate Institute of Sound and Image Studies at Tainan National University of the Arts. I am a film critic and a festival organiser specialising in documentary. Having been the director of NO NUKE film festival and the juror of Golden Horse Award, DMZ IDFF and IFF Rotterdam. I am the current programme director of Taiwan International Documentary Festival and executive director of Taiwan Documentary Filmmakers' Union.
I graduated from the Centre of Urban & Regional Studies at the University of Birmingham, specializing in the impact of urban development on culture. As I hoped my work would engage the public, ideally in a field that combines art and culture, I have since graduation served in the public sector, in museums and cultural and policy agencies. In 2015, I was lucky to join the Taiwan Film Institute, where I hope my public engagement work can continue.
Coming out of Taiwan’s technical and vocational education system, I worked at an accounting firm for more than ten years before changing paths to serve at the Taiwan Film Institute. Here, I strive to strike a balance between accounting theory and practice while searching for the financial truth in the audit trail. In the workplace, I am a Capricorn who strives unceasingly to improve; in life, I am an unpredictable Aquarius who always does the unexpected. I enjoy getting close to nature the old-fashioned way, by mountain climbing and going on treks through the countryside.