Jake Pollock After graduating from the Department of Film and Television at New York University, American born Jake Pollock, a fan of Taiwanese cinema, decided to relocate to Taiwan. His unique handheld style saw him receive the Special Jury Prize at Taipei for Respire (2005). His most recent two films, The Message (2009) and Monga (2010), have achieved huge box-office success.

Accolades

Jake Pollock
Best Cinematography, 2010

Jake Pollock

Best Cinematography, 2010

Jake Pollock

Monga (Mengjia)

A graduate of the Film and Television department of New York University, Jake Pollock is an American cinematographer who has been highly active in the…

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Jake Pollock and Lai Yiu-fai
Best Cinematography, 2012

Jake Pollock and Lai Yiu-fai

Best Cinematography, 2012

Jake Pollock and Lai Yiu-fai

Dragon (Wu Xia)

JAKE POLLOCK: After graduating from the Department of Film and Television at NYU, Jake Pollock, a fan of Taiwanese cinema, decided to relocate to Taiwan.…

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Films

Monga
2010

Monga (Mengjia)

Taiwan
2010

Monga (Mengjia)

A tribute to youth, brotherhood and Old Town Taipei, Monga is a genre-bending gangster film, nostalgic for ‘the good old days’ of Taiwan in the…

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Dragon
2012

Dragon (Wu Xia)

People's Republic of China
2012

Dragon (Wu Xia)

Papermaker Liu Jin-xi lives a seemingly normal life with his wife Ayu and two sons in a remote and idyllic village. Liu becomes caught up…

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