A TV fundraising advertisement about saving films and a documentary about the history of CTFA, produced in collaboration with Eastern Broadcasting Co., Ltd., began broadcasting on various public access channels. The documentary featured CHENG Wen-tsan, Director-General of the Government Information Office, and many senior filmmakers, directors, and film critics, including SUN Yueh, Ang LEE, HOU Hsiao-hsien, LIN Hwai-min, TSAI Ming-liang, YEE Chin-yen, Kevin TSAI, LEE Yung-chuan, HSU Li-kong, Edmond WONG, HSIN Chi, SHIH Chun, Robert Ru-shou CHEN, WANG Hao-wei, LI You-hsin, LAN Tsu-wei, and ZUO Gui-fang. The fundraising period was set for one year.
Executive Yuan’s Government Information Office and Taipei County Government discussed the future location of “National Film and Culture Center”. Taipei County Government provided 3 options: Xinzhuang Sub-city Center’s fourth parking lot, Tamsui Shalun’s Radio Taiwan International site, and the Hakka Museum site in Sansia. The consensus reached was to place “National Film and Culture Center” at Taipei County’s Xinzhuang Sub-city Center.
Taipei County Government called the first preparatory meeting for “National Film and Culture Center”. During the meeting, the County Government promised to provide Xinzhuang Sub-city Center’s fourth parking lot and the fourth Children’s Park and Playground, totalling 2.685 hectares of land, free of charge; and to form a team dedicated to moving the project forward.
Held the book launch of Filmmakers’ Series 3 - Memoir of SHA Rong-feng and Selected Writings and Photos, a new edition of 40 Springs of Colorful Cinema published by CTFA in 1994. Due to health issues, SHA Rong-feng could not travel from the US to attend the event, but sent good news about A Touch of Zen’s re-release.
Held the “Innocent Love” film festival, featuring Outside the Window starring Brigitte LIN and HU Chi, which was never before shown in Taiwan.
To celebrate 50 years of taiyupian, the “Lost Times - Film Appreciation Screening” was held in Xinzhuang; meanwhile, the “50 Years of Drama and Dreams: Taiyupian Screening Tour” offered free screenings of classic Taiwanese-language films around Taiwan, including Zhang Di Searching for Ah Chu.
The “4th Taiwan International Animation Festival (TIAF)” was held for 10 days at the Xinyi Vieshow Cinemas in Taipei, showing a total of 404 films (21 feature-length and 383 shorts) in 282 screenings. The Taiwan Competition received 279 entries, and after the preliminary and final selections, 8 awards were presented: the TIAF Grand Prize, Taiwan Animation Golden Award, Technology Art Golden Award, Artistic Creativity Golden Award, Humor and Originality Golden Award, Student Animation Golden Award, Jury Special Award, and Proton Electronics Creativity Award, with a total prize money of 1 million NTD. In addition, an international seminar on creativity and marketing was held, featuring speakers from Pixar, Tezuka Productions, and the French animation director Bénédicte Galup.
In 2006, the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) held its autumn executive committee meeting in Taipei, marking the first time the committee met in Taipei. Attendees included the directors or important officials of film archives from various countries. FIAF President Eva Obanz presented the 2006 FIAF Award to director HOU Hsiao-hsien during the event.
Held a 7-day "International Symposium on Film Preservation and Restoration and Short-term Talent Training Program" at the National Taiwan University of Arts and the Shulin vaults. The program invited members of the FIAF executive committee to speak about the current status of film archives around the world.