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Edward Yang
Born (1947-11-06)November 6, 1947
Died June 29, 2007(2007-06-29) (aged 59)
Nationality  Taiwan
Alma mater Nat'l Chiao Tung Univ., (BSEE) University of Florida (MSEE), USC Film School (attended)
Spouse(s) Tsai Chin (1985–1995)
Kaili Peng
Awards Best Director Award (Cannes Film Festival)
2000 Yi Yi
Golden Horse AwardsBest Film
1986 Terrorizers
1991 A Brighter Summer Day
Best Original Screenplay
1994 A Confucian Confusion

Edward Yang
Traditional Chinese 楊德昌
Simplified Chinese 杨德昌

Edward Yang (Chinese: 楊德昌; pinyin: Yáng Déchāng; November 6, 1947 – June 29, 2007) was a Taiwanese filmmaker. Yang, along with fellow auteurs Hou Hsiao-hsien and Tsai Ming-liang, was one of the leading film-makers of the Taiwanese New Wave and Taiwanese cinema. He won the Best Director Award at Cannes for his 2000 film Yi Yi.

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