Ms. Sylvia Chang
Actress, script-writer, director and producer Sylvia Chang is born in Chia Yi, Taiwan and first appeared on screen with a Golden Harvest production “The Tattooed Dragon” (1973). She was awarded Best Supporting Actress in 1976 by the Golden Horse Awards for her performance in "Posterity and Perplexity" (1975) and was subsequently awarded Best Actress for her role in "My Grandfather" in 1981. She took up the role of director in “Once Upon a Time” in 1980 after the sudden death of director Tu Chung-hsun in a traffic accident. Later she took up more directorial works with “Passion” (1986), “Sisters of the World Unite” (1991), “Siao Yu” (1995), “Tonight Nobody Goes Home” (1996), “Tempting Heart” (1999), “Princess-D” (2002) and “20-30-40” (2004), “Murmur of the Hearts” (2015). She was awarded the Best Actress Award twice at the Golden Horse Awards and the Hong Kong Film Awards for her performance in "Passion" (1986), in which she also scripted and directed. With "Siao Yu" (1995), she garnered the Best Film and Best Screenwriter awards at the Pan Asia Film Festival. Chang won Best Screenplay Awards again for “Tonight Nobody Goes Home” (1996) in the Pan Asia Film Festival and for “Tempting Heart” (1999) in the Hong Kong Film Awards respectively in 2002. She was awarded the Best Actress Award again at the Hong Kong Film Awards for her performance in "Forever and Ever" (2001). Apart from serious dramatic roles, Chang is also adept at comedies, of which the most well known is her portrayal of a tough policewoman in the "Aces Go Places" series of Cinema City Company Limited. Chang was also assuming the role of producer for “Three Summers” (1993) and “My Way” (2012). Her most recent directing work is “Murmur of the Hearts” (2015).