Tsai Ming-liang (Chinese: 蔡明亮; pinyin: Cài Míngliàng; born 27 October 1957) is a Taiwanese filmmaker. He has written and directed ten feature films and has also directed many short films and television films. Tsai is one of the most celebrated "Second New Wave" film directors of Taiwanese cinema. His films have been acclaimed worldwide and have won numerous awards at film festivals. In 2015, he
won Best Director at the Taipei Film Awards for the short film No No Sleep. Tsai has been referred to as an auteur.
He is also known as 蔡明亮 and Ming-liang Tsai.