The 56th Golden Bell Awards held on October 2 this year managed to create a buzz with “The Magician on the Skywalk “(天橋上的魔術師)” bagged six awards and Christopher Lee was awarded the Best Actor twice. Although the ceremony this year recorded less submission compared to last year, with only 192 entries. The nominees have set the bar high and the competition is tougher than ever. If you miss out on the actual events or even the highlights, fret not because Glitz has all the essential tea of the star-studded night. The ceremony was held at the usual venue, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and over 40 awards were given to the nominees. A legion of celebrities including Camille Chalons, Shih Ming-Shuai, Janet Hsieh and Michael Wang were present during the award ceremony.
The List of Winners for the 56th Golden Bell Awards Taiwan
This major annual event comprises two different ceremonies namely the 56th Broadcasting Golden Bell Awards Ceremony and the 56th TV Golden Bell Awards Ceremony. Below, we have listed the winners of this year 56th Golden Bell Awards.
|Best Light Design||Yeh Ming-Kuang for The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Best Cinematography For Television Series||Chen Ko-Chin and Kao Tzu-Hao for The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Best Film Editing For Television Series||Chiang Shu-Pei for The Cleaner|
|Best Lifestyle Program||Guess Who Season 12|
|Best Host For Lifestyle Program||Patty Lee for Jiang Play|
|Best Film Editing For Non-Drama Program||Hung Rue-Yi and Hsu Tsung-Jen for Free Spirits in Time|
|Best Cinematography For Non-Drama Program||Chen Yi-Sung, Chen Hsiang-Yu and Chen Yu-Hsiang for “Guardians of Formosa|
|Best Newcomer In Miniseries and TV movie||Yu Chia-Hsuan for No Flowers or Seasons|
|Best Supporting Actor In Miniseries and TV Movie||Hsueh Shih-ling for Workers|
|Best Supporting Actress In Miniseries and TV Movie||Albee Huang for Who Killed the Good Man|
|Best Animation Program||Pigsy Express|
|Best Children’s Program||Kakudan Time Machine|
|Best Host For Children’s Program||Lan Pao for Kakudan Time Machine|
|Best Science Program||Guardians of Formosa|
|Best Educational and Cultural Program||Free Spirits in Time|
|Best Host For Science or Educational and Cultural Program||Claire Shu for Guardians of Formosa|
|Best Directing For Non-Drama Program||Lee Li-Shao for Solo Dance|
|Best Writing For Miniseries and TV Movie||Herb Hsu for The Child of Light|
|Best Sound Effects||Lin Keng-Nung for Free Spirits in Time|
|Best Production Design||Wang Chih-Cheng, Wang Chia-Hui, Yeh Chih-Hsiung, Yang Yu-Hsien and Kuo Chia-yu for The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Best Newcomer For A Television Series||Lee Yi-Chao for The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Best Television Movie||See You, Sir|
|Best Leading Actress In A Miniseries and TV Movie||Hsu Yen-Ling for The Child of Light|
|Best Leading Actor In A Miniseries and TV Movie||Christopher Lee for Workers|
|Best Directing For Non-Drama Program||Ally Lee for The 16th KKBOX Music Awards|
|Best Reality or Game Show||All Star Sports Day|
|Best Host For A Reality or Game Show||Sam Tseng for A Wonderful Word|
|Best Variety Show||Dancing Diamond 52|
|Best Host For A Variety Show||Jesse Tang, Aaron Yan and Sandy Wu for 36 Questions|
|Best Directing For A Miniseries and TV Movie||Cheng Fen-Fen for Workers|
|Best Television Miniseries||Workers|
|Best Supporting Actor For A Television Series||Darren Chiu for U Motherbaker|
|Best Supporting Actress For A Television Series||Jian Man-Shu for The Arc of Life|
|Best Writing For Television Series||Chang Yi-Ning, Wu Tai-Yun, Wu Tsung-Jui and Chen Nan-Hung for Girls Win|
|Best Leading Actor For A Television Series||Hsueh Shih-Ling for Born Into Loving Hands|
|Best Leading Actress For A Television Series||Chung Hsin-Ling for U Motherbaker|
|Best Directing For A Television Series||Yang Ya-Che for The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Best Television Series||The Magician on the Skywalk|
|Program Innovation Award||All Star Sports Day|
|Special Contribution Award||Jen Li-Yu|
Highlights of the 56th Golden Bell Awards Taiwan
For those who stay tuned during the star studded award ceremony, you will surely know the highlights of the event. With the worth mention fashion moment of Janet Hsieh to the actor, Lee Yi-Chiao being the youngest winner of the 56th Golden Bell Awards, this year ceremony didn’t fail to impress us.
Christopher Lee Won The Best Actor Twice
Indeed, it was a very special moment for the actor, Christopher Lee as he was awarded the Best Actor for the Miniseries or Television Film this year. His role in this HBO series, Workers has definitely impressed the industry. In fact his co-star, Simon Hsueh was also granted as the winner for the Best Supporting Actor in a similar category.
This is Lee second award as previously he won the Best Actor for drama series in 2014 for his role in A Good Wife. Despite not being able to physically attend the event, he expressed his gratitude to his fellow cast and the crew through video.
“I want to thank my wife, Fann, and my son, Zed. In particular, I’m really thankful to my wife. It is because of your dedication and your unconditional support that I feel at ease acting and filming dramas outside.” said Lee.
Chung Hsin-Ling was awarded the Best Actress award during the 56th Golden Bell Awards for her impeccable performance in U Motherbaker. Whereas, her co-star Darren Chiu bagged the Best Supporting Actor.
Lee Yi-Chiao, The Youngest Winner of the 56th Golden Bell Awards
Despite being relatively young, Lee Yi-Chiao managed to bag the Best New Talent in Television Series Award for his role in the highly rated series, The Magician on the Skywalk. The 12-year old actor is the youngest ever winner of the Golden Bell Awards.
The Magician on the Skywalk which is a fantasy and comedy drama is definitely the winner of the night. They managed to beat other nominees and won a whopping six awards out of the 14 nominations. They were awarded the best light design, best newcomer, best production design, best television series, best cinematography and best direction. The series which was adapted from a novel by Wu Ming-Yi centres around the story of children that live in a demolished shopping mall.
Janet Hsieh Killing the Red Carpet with Her Audrey Hepburn Inspired Gown
Once the red carpet was rolled out, the viewers were served with a major fashionable look by these celebrities. However, Janet Hsieh, a TV host turned actress has blown away people with her daring gown that pretty much reminds the viewers of Audrey Hepburn. The dress was designed by APUJAN, a Taiwan fashion label based in London and the dress was listed as one of the outfits for the spring and summer collection 2022.
The black dress features a high slit with a bare back design and Hsieh accessorized her look for the night with exquisite pieces of jewellery from De Beers. She also changed into a pastel pink dress that she bought years ago in Argentine. Needless to say, she swept everyone off their feet and her Audrey Hepburn-inspired look is the talk of the town. Despite not taking home the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in the Adventure of the Ring, she expressed her gratitude for the nomination.