HO Wi-ding graduated from the film school of New York University. His first feature film, 《Pinoy Sunday》 won Best New Director at the 47th Golden Horse Film Festival, Best Film at Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, as well as Special Mentions in International New Talent Competition and Industry Award for Narrative Feature at Taipei Film Festival.
HO Wi-ding has also been quite successful with his short films. 《Respire》 won two awards in International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival in 2005, which became the first Taiwanese short film to be awarded in Cannes; the film later went on to claim Best Short Film at Sitges Film Festival and Special Mentions at Taipei Film Festival. Another short film by HO, 《Summer Afternoon》 was the only Asian short film to be selected into "Directors' Fortnight" at Cannes Film Festival in 2008.
In 2011, HO Wi-ding was invited to participate in the collaborative project 《10+10》 initiated by Golden Horse Film Festival, for which he shot a short film titled 100. 《10+10》 was the Opening Film of Golden Horse Film Festival that year and was selected into "Panorama" of Berlinale in 2012. HO has also made a short film titled 《I Wake Up In A Strange Bed》 for an omnibus film project titled 《When Yesterday Comes》, a charity event organized by Taiwan Catholic Foundation of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia, which was later awarded Best Short Film at the 14th Taipei Film Festival.
HO Wi-ding is currently in Singapore, shooting 《Our Sister Mambo》, a film in English.
2005 《Respire》 (short)
Cannes Film Festival – Kodak Discovery Award of International Critics' Week, TV5 (Very) Young Critics' Award
Sitges Film Festival – Best Short Film
Taipei Film Festival – Special Mentions
2008 《Summer Afternoon》 (short)
Cannes Film Festival – Directors' Fortnight
2009 《Pinoy Sunday》
Golden Horse Film Festival – Best New Director
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival – Best Film
Taipei Film Festival – Special Mentions in New Talent Competition, Industry
Award for Narrative Feature
2011 《100》 (short for 《10+10》)
2011 《I Wake Up In A Strange Bed》 (short for 《When Yesterday Comes》)
Hong Kong International Film Festival – Short Film Competition
Taipei Film Festival – Best Short Film
《Our Sister Mambo》
International professional experience