Jane Yu was born in Taiwan and received her M. A. degree in cinema studies from New York University. She began her career as a film critic and programmer. She has worked for the Women Make Waves Festival and the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and has been director of the Taiwan International Documentary Festival since 1990. She is also actively involved with many film festivals including Busan International Film Festival, Netpac, FIPRESCI, Women’s Film Festival in Seoul, Yamagata International Documentary Festival, Singapore International Film Festival as a jury member. She is also a co-founder of the Asian Network of Documentary Fund. Yu has written and translated various books, including the biography The Cinema Magician – Chen Po-Wen’s World of Cinema. Other publications include Asian Documentary Today and Women and Image: Diverse Views of Women’s Cinema. She is also the founder of the Book Meets Film Forum, which promotes the adaptation on film of Chinese books. She is also the producer of the documentary Face Taiwan: Power of Taiwan Cinema (2015).
Director of Asian Cinema Fund (ACF)
Busan International Film Festival