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Vincent Wang

Vincent Wang

France

Production

TFL

FeatureLab projects Participant 2021
Decision Maker 2018
Decision Maker 2013
FrameWork Participant 2011

biography

French although born in Taiwan, he is a membre of the ACE network of independent producers. After meeting Tsai Ming Liang, the famous Taiwanese Director, for the first time in 1999, he went back to his native country and founded his first production house, Homegreen Films, with Tsai Ming Liang and the actor Lee Kang Sheng. He thus became an independent producer.

His deep knowledge of both Western and Chinese cultures along with his movie production savoir-faire were part of the reasons for the success of his movie Chinese European productions- “The Wayward Cloud” by Tsai Ming Liang winner of Silver Bear at Berlin Festival in 2005 , “Face” by Tsai Ming Liang selected in Official Competition at Cannes Festival in 2009 and recently “Stray Dogs” by Tsai Ming Liang winner of Grand Jury Prize at Venice Festival in 2013.

In 2009, he came back to his adopted country and created House on Fire in Paris , in order to continue producing quality films between Asia and Europe and in 2012 he purchased “Art & Essaie” cinema theater in Paris , “les 3 Luxembourg” for to promote arthouse movies from all over the world.
In 2013, he co-funded House On Fire Internation (Taiwan) with Nobu Tsai. For more than a decade, Vincent Wang has been producing films using a combination of funding and talent from across Europe and Asia to help directors make their creative visions come alive. Nobu Tsai has been involved in three of Tsai Ming-Liang’s films since 2006, and he is also focused on developing films with new author-directors in Taiwan.

Selected Producer’s Filmography:

2021 "Perfumed Hill" (In Development) by Abderrahmane Sissako Feature film. Coproduction with CineFrance, Archipel 35, Gaumont, Red Lion and Dune Vision.
2020 “Dayao Swims Against the Flow” (In Development) by Zhang Tao feature film. Coproduction with Butong Communication Beijing, Image X Media & Communication Shanghai and Les Films Fauves (Luxembourg). With the Support of : CICLIC, ARTE Kino International. Selected by l’Atelier Cinéfondation 2020 and TFL Feature Lab 2021.
2020 “Shanghai Youth” (In Post Production) by Wang Bing, Documentary. Coproduction with Gladys Glover Films, Chinese Shadows and Volya Films & Les Films Fauves. With the Support of : Aide aux Cinémas du Monde of CNC. Huber Bals Development Fund. NFF + HBF Coproduction scheme, Film Fund Luxembourg, Eurimages, Île-de-France.
2020 “Whether the Weather is Fine” (in post Production) by Carlo Francisco Manatad, feature film. Coproduction with AAND and ACC Cinematografica Film, Quantum Films, Weydemann Bros, Kawan Kawan Media. With the Support of : Aide aux Cinémas du Monde of CNC, World Cinema Fund. Selected by Torino Film Lab (Coproduction Award), Vision Sud Est, Doha Film Institute, Film Development Council of Philippine, EZEF.
2020 “Entrelacs” (In Development) by Nicolas Sarkissia, feature film. with the Support of : Feature Development Fund of CNC, Creative Europe MEDIA.
2020 “Un Prince À La Caserne” (In Development) by João Pedro Rodrigues. Coproduction with Terratreme. With the Support of : l'aide avant réalisation of CNC, Arte France, ICA.
2020 “Où est Cette Rue” (In Development) by João Pedro Rodrigue and João Rui Guerra da Mta. Documentary. Coproduction with Terratreme. With the Support of : CNAP image/movement development, La Lucarne, Arte France, ICA.Camara Municipal de Lisboa.
2020 “Rhapsody” (In Development) by Pascal Tessaud, feature film. Coproduction with Da Prod.
2020 “Monster” (In Development) by Vimukthi Jayasundara, feature film. Coproduction with Films Council Production (Sri Lanka)
2020 “Waiting for Winter” (In Development) by Farid Ahmad, documentary. Coproduction with Noyakar Productions (Bangladesh. With the Support of : SCAM, Brouillon d’un rêve.
2020 “Dead and Beautifaul” (in post production) by David Verbeek., featurer film. Selected by 2012 Torino Film lab. International Film Festival Rottedam 2021 (Official Selection).
2019 "To Live to Sing" by Johnny Ma, Drector Fortnight Cannes Film Festival 2019.
2018 “The Guest” by Duccio Chiarini Premiere Locarno International film festival 2018
2018 " Territory of Love " by Romain Cogitore
2017 " Oblivion Verses" by Alireza Khatami - winner of Best Screenplay Award Mostra of Venice 2017
2017 " Last Laugh" by Zhang Tao- ACID Section Festival de Cannes 2017, Winner of Best Film and Best Director Awards of 1st International Film festival, Xining .
2017 " A gentle night" by Qiu Yang - Palme d'Or of Short film 2017
2016 " Shanghai Youth" by Wang Bing- Best Screenplay Award Mostra de Venise 2016
2016 “ Ornithologist” by João Pedro Rodrigues - Best Director Award, Locarno film festival 2016
2016 " Road to Mandalay" by Midi Z - FEODORA Best film Award Venice Days 2016
2015 " Underground Fragrance" by Pengfei Song FEODORA Best film award Venice Days La Mostra of Venice 2015
2015 " Peace to us in our Dream" Sharunas Bartas Director fortnight Cannes 2015
2015 “ Le Dos Rouge” by Antoine Barraud Forum Berlinale 2015
2014 “Walker- Marseille” by Tsai Ming Liang Panorama Section Berlinale 2014
2013 “ Stray Dogs” by Tsai Ming Liang Grand Jury Prize, Venice Film Festival 2013
2012 “ Age is…” by Stephen Dwoskin- Locarno Film Festival
2009 “ Face” by Tsai Ming Liang- Official competition in Cannes International Film Festival
2007 “ Help Me Eros “ by Lee Kang Sheng, Official Competition in Venice International Film Festival
2006 “ I don’t want to sleep alone” by Tsai Ming Liang, Official Competition in Venice International Film Festival
2004 “ The Wayward Cloud” by Tsai Ming Liang winner of Silver Bear, Alfred Bauer Award and FIPRSCI Prize in Belin Film Festival
2003 “Goodbye Dragon Inn” by Tsai Ming Liang, feature film. Selected by Venice International Film Festival (FIPRESCI Prize), Top 10 best films by New York Times.
2002 “The Sky Walk is Gone” by Tsai Ming Liang, short feature film. Selected by Curtas Vila do Conde IFF (Grand Prix).
2001 “What’s Time is There?” by Tsai Ming Liang, feature film. Selected by Chicago International Film Festival (Grand Jury’s Award), Asia Pacific Film Festival (Best Film).

company profile

House On Fire based in Paris founded by Vincent Wang, Antoine Barraud and Estela Chen on 2009. House On Fire creates original and high quality films, for understanding the present and defining tomorrow.