SHIH - LIEN ( Eugene ) YEN


Theatre 2003 -

founding member of Onetheatre (2003-) and Genesis Ensemble (2009-)
Video Design for Performance
Singularity Song
IAMEVE & the Everything Nothing Dome Show
Kaspar Kaspar
5 Seasons
Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden
Second Body
The Cliffside
Honk Again, I'll Kill YOU
Invitations from the Outcast
REDCAT Theater NOW Festival -dir/ Rachel Mason
Vortex Dome, LA Center Studios -dir/ IAMEVE
La Comédie de Saint-Étienne & Center for New Performance France -dir/ Arnaud Meunier
Pasadena Museum of California Art -dir/ Scarlett Kim
Edinburgh Fringe Festival -dir/ Scarlett Kim
Hollywood Fringe: live action video game & performance -dir/ Jenapher Zheng
interactive dance performance -dir/ Kira Blazek
Center for New Performance LA -dir/ Stan Lai
Anarchy Dance theatre & Ultra Combos at Ars Electronica 2015 -dir/ Chieh-hua Hsieh
Taipei Fringe Festival -dir/ Shih-lien Yen
Taipei Incident - Experimental theatre Classic Remake -dir/ Zhiwen Zheng
environmental theatre performance/musical -dir/ Shih-lien Yen
Director/ Writer/ Composer

Installation & Interactive 2016 -

Islands / Seom
I am the Composite of You
Monuments of Being 
Resonance: Journey to the Blue Temple 
Concourse of Messages 
. AR & world simulation experience of creating extended existence

. lead creator in a collaborative team

. Slamdance DIG Festival 2018 DTLA, INDIECADE Night Games Santa Monica College

. digital portrait puzzle installation, selected by 11th CYFEST 
. VR experience - in collab w/ Jesse Garrison, Seth Qi, C.E. Simpson, Chuck Gloria
branching narrative multimedia card gam
 . lead creator in a collaborative team
. interactive wishing pond, in collab w/ Narae Kim & Chuck Gloria

. interactive postcard installation, selected by SiggraphAsia 2016

. in collab w/ Daniel McNamara, Daniel Gower, Ming-huei Huang

Professional Experience

I-VIEW Post-Production Company                                                               2010 - 2015

Compositor and VFX, motion graphic, rotoscope and  retouching artist. Works include TV commercials, film opening sequence, event videos. Most recent:

TVC: Tenwow Tea Series / Honda CRV / Hyundai Elantra EX / IX35 / DHC / LEXUS

Film: opening sequence of the feature film "Partners in Crime".(The movie was nominated for The Best Narrative Feature of the Taipei Film Award ). 



Voice Over                                                                            selected from 2012 - 2017

Specializes in a genuine, thoughtful tone, but can also perform a highly energetic voice.


Vitara / Ford New Mondeo / Mazda / Hyundai IX35 / Elantra EX / Mitsubishi Motors / Toyota / Hitachi / JP Morgan / Taishin Bank / TStar Telecom / FarEastone / Sony Xperia / Leotek LED / China Oel / Quaker / A.Mart / 3M Glue / Great Day Instant Soup / McDonald's / My Days On Earth (documentary) 



Freelance Video Artist                                                            selected from 2010 - 2018

Works include editing, directing, animation, motion graphic, retouching and visual effects.


2018  aw . ran . nyoosh / feature film / 70m /                                                        compositor

2014  Les A.M.O.U.R.S. / feature film/ 1h56m /                             director,writer,editor,animator

2013  The Bread Tree / music video / 5m46s /                                              director, animator

        The Forgotten Kid / short film / 5m51s /                                                retouching artist

2012  Princess 56 / short film / 20m /                                                            retouching artist

        Elle Ipad Specials / openers / 6s /                                                                   animator 

2010  Franz Award Promo / web video / 51s /                                            director, animator

2009 Franz Award Promo / Event Opener video / 48s /                              director, animator



 Autodesk Flame/ After Effects/ Premiere/ Photoshop/ Illustrator/ Cinema4D/ Corel Painter/ Mocha Pro

Isadora/ Resolume Arena/ Unity3D/ C#


Mandarin (native), English (fluent), Taiwanese (intermediate), French (intermediate)


California Institute of the Arts 2018
Interactive Media for Performance MFA
National Chengchi University 2003 - 2008
Radio and Television Communication BA GPA4.0


Awards & Achievements

I am the Composite of You - selected by CYFEST 2018

Weather Forecast: Digital Cloudiness

The Concourse of Messages - selected by SiggraphAsia 2016

in the Art Gallery category.


National Chengchi University

Outstanding Graduating Award 2007

awarded to top 5% of students for academic excellence. 

2018 Shih-lien Eugene Yen