Awards / Honors

More than 50 film awards or festivals nominated, received or invited to, from the projects I have composed music for, World, 2010 –
They are including Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 38th Student Academy Awards (Student Oscar), Official Best of Fest, Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films (TWN), California Film Award, Los Angeles Movie Award, CINE Golden Eagle Competition, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, ASIFA-Hollywood AEEF Student Animation Festival, USA Film Festival, Hollywood Film Festival, International Family Film Festival, California Independent Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival, Los Angeles Cinema Festival, The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, The Long Island International Film Expo Best Animation, Taipei Film Festival, and Anchorage International Film Festival, among many others.


  • 2nd Place, 2014 Cultural Creative Value-Adding Expert Competition, Ministry of Culture, Taiwan, 2014
  • Top 30, The 2nd Annual CINE Film Scoring Competition, USA, 2014
  • Selected Song, Sun Moon Lake Songwriting Contest, Nantou County Government, Taiwan, 2011
  • Winner, String Orchestra Composition Competition (for seniors), National Taiwan Arts Education Center, Taiwan, 2011
  • Winner, String Orchestra Composition Competition (for juniors), National Taiwan Arts Education Center, Taiwan, 2011
  • Best Original Score Award, The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival, USA, 2011
  • Nominee for Best Original Score, Maverick Movie Awards, USA, 2010
  • Nominee for Best Original Score, Los Angeles Reel Film Festival, USA, 2010
  • Honorable Mention, The Indie Gathering International Film Scoring Competition, USA, 2010
  • Recipient, Study Abroad Scholarship from Taiwan’s Government, Taiwan, 2010
  • Winner, Taipei Symphony Orchestra Composition Competition, Taiwan, 2009
  • Scholarships / TA Scholarships, UCLA Music Department, USA, 2008 – 2013
  • Regional Winner, SCI/ASCAP Student Composition Competition, USA, 2008
  • Winner, ERM Media Masterworks of the New Era Competition, USA, 2008
  • Finalist, 18th Golden Melody Awards “Best Classical Album”, Taiwan, 2007
  • Scholarships, New England Conservatory of Music Merit Award, USA, 2006 – 2008
  • Mou-Dou Award for Student Excellence, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, 2006
  • Award of Excellence, Xu Chang-Hui Foundation of Culture and Education Composition Competition, Taiwan, 2005
  • Outstanding Award, Taiwan’s Ministry of Education Literature and Art Awards Competition, Taiwan, 2005
  • Finalist, Taiwan’s Council for Cultural Affairs Formosa Composition Competition, Taiwan, 2004
  • 2nd Place, National Student Competition of Music—Teenager Music Composition (A), Taiwan, 2000
  • 1st Place, Taoyuan County Student Competition of Music—Teenager Music Composition (A), Taiwan, 2000