• Film expert and producer Peggy CHIAO succeeds as Chair of Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee.
  • Golden Horse Film Festival Federation of Film Critics and Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema are invited to establish FIPRESCI Award and NETPAC Award in Taiwan.
  • Golden Horse Film Festival programmed sections for Yasmin AHMAD, Lucian PINTILE, LI Han-Hsiang, King HU and Edward YANG. Yasmin AHMAD, Shunji IWAI, Cristian MUNGIU, Johan LIBEREAU, and Vincent PARONNAUD attended the festival.
  • Taiwan Film & TV Project Promotion was held for the first time with 91 Chinese-language film and TV project submissions; the Grand Prize shared by Hong Kong director YIM Ho’s Nanking X’mas 1937 and Clara LAW’s Like A Dream.
  • There are 785 submissions in The 8th Golden Horse Int’l Digital Shorts Competition.
  • The committee organized Tribute to Cinema Masters exhibition, displaying rare manuscripts and photos of King HU, LI Han-Hsiang, and Edward YANG.
  • The 44th Golden Horse Awards Ceremony was held at Taipei Arena, hosted by Charles “Blackie” CHEN, Pauline LAN, and Angela CHOW; there are 80 films in competition; Joan CHEN won the Best Leading Actress Award with The Home Song Stories while Tony LEUNG Chiu Wai won his third Best Leading Actor Award with Lust, Caution(which is also LEUNG’s sixth nomination) and kept the record in this category.