Director , Scriptwriter
Born in Myanmar, Midi Z was trained as an artist in Taiwan. His latest feature, Ice Poison, premiered at the 2014 Berlinale, was Taiwan’s entry to the Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film. His first documentary Jade Miners premiered at the 2015 International Film Festival Rotterdam. In the same year, his script of The Road to Mandalay won the biggest prize at L’Atelier at the Cannes and the Prix ARTE International.
2016 The 53th Golden Horse Awards Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year
2016 The 53th Golden Horse Awards Best Documentary "City of Jade"
2016 The 53th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Screenplay "The Road to Mandalay"
2016 The 53th Golden Horse Awards Best Director "The Road to Mandalay"
2014 The 51th Golden Horse Awards Best Director "Ice Poison"
2018 Berlin International Film Festival -Forum
|2016||City of Jade|
2016 Berlin International Film Festival-Forum
2016 Hong Kong International Film Festival-Documentary Competition
2014 Doha Film Institute–Grants Programme
|2016||The Road to Mandalay|
2016 Busan International Film Festival-A Window on Asian Cinema
2016 Venice Film Festival - FEDEORA Award for Best Film
2016 Toronto International Film Festival-Contemporary World Cinema
2014, Berlin Film Festival, Panorama, Section
|2014||The Palace On the Sea|
|2014||Taipei Factory I|
2013 The Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival – Special opening screening.
A Window on Asia Cinema – Busan Int'l Film Festival
2015 Taipei Film Festival-Best Docomentary Nomination
2015 Buenos Aires International Festival
2015 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2012 Vancouver International Film Festival
Asian Premiere: 2012 Busan International Film Festival
European Premiere: 2013 International Film Festival of Rotterdam
|2011||Return to Burma|