The “3rd Taiwan International Animation Festival” was held at Taipei’s Shin Kong Cinemas (former Lions Theater).
Held a large-scale exhibition showcasing the results of CTFA and Council of Cultural Affairs’ collaboration throughout the years. The static exhibition centered around Taiwan narrative and documentary films, film studios and senior filmmakers, production and screening, stills and posters, etc. In addition, highlights from the documentaries Chinese-language Documentaries and Wake Up from Nightmare were screened, and the shooting location of the 1950 film Wake Up from Nightmare was recreated.
With 6 years of effort, the book set The Chronicle of Taiwan Cinema, 1898-2000, edited by former Director Edmond WONG, finally launched at the turn of the century. The book offers a comprehensive examination and record of the development of Taiwan cinema and culture over the past century, with over one million words of content and over 300 news photos included.
CTFA and the “Notes on Taiwan Cinema" website co-organized the “100 Years of Chinese-language Cinema” film festival and held 7 talks titled “100 Years of Cinema” with lecturers ZUO Gui-fang, TSENG Hsi-pa, GONG Min, LIANG Liang, and Edmond WONG, etc. speaking about musicals, family ethics films, traditional opera films, wuxia films, and erotic films. A total of 22 films were screened, including The Time to Live and the Time to Die, Hibiscus Town, Comrades: Almost a Love Story, Banana Paradise, Back to Back, Face to Face, Made in Hong Kong, Street Angel, Sun, Moon and Star, The Wedding Banquet, Oyster Girl, and In the Heat of the Sun.
To coincide with the "2005 Taipei TV & Film Festival", CTFA held screenings of shorts and documentary features which received the Film Subsidiary Grant from the years 1992 to 1994, and animations such as the Pili Puppet Show, at the “Taipei International TV, Film & Digital Contents Exhibition” at World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 3. Additionally, recent films by TSAI Ming-liang, CHU Yen-ping, CHANG Tso-chi, and HOU Hsiao-hsien, and an “Early Guoyupian and Taiyupian Retrospective” were also screened, paired with an exhibition of the aforementioned directors’ upcoming project proposals.