Matt Chung-Tien WU
Born in 1981, Leste Chen is the most promising young director from Taiwan Region. His 16mm short film UNINHIBITED was selected by the International Week of Film Critics at 2004 Venice Film Festival. His first feature HEIRLOOM, a horror film was sold to over 10 countries including Japan and the US. Chen’s previous shorts were selected by many international festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand Sort Film Festival. His most recent title SAY YES, a Mainland Chinese romantic comedy was a considerable hit back in China grossing nearly 33 million dollars domestically. It proves that Chen is captable of handling a wide range of films, spanning from commercial genres to artistic storytelling.