CAPITAN YAO

姚 開 陽

capitan.yao@gmail.com

(+886)935034054

Position
Creative Director of China Pavilion and Taiwan Pavilion of 2010 Shanghai World Expo
Founder/Consultant of YAOX Integrated Entertainment Group.

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor degree: Department of Mass Communication, Fu Jen Catholic University. (1975)
Master degree: Institute of Marine Culture, National Taiwan Ocean University.(2019)
PHD: Institute of History , National Tsing Hua University. (in prograssing)

Major
TV commercials and 3D Animation Film Director
Design of museums, expo and theme parks
Design and technology development of AR/VR experience system and special cinema
Research on Taiwan's maritime history and Chinese naval history (more than 50 years)
Historical scene reproduction illustrator
Sailing and Powerboat Crew Training Certificates and Licenses
Website construction and operation

Works
More than 20 3D/4D movie and 200 TV commercials directings
More than 3,000 paintings of historical scenes
Published more than 10 picture books (Taiwan and China)
Paintings of Sino-Franco Wars at Tamsui light rail Station.
Several patented inventions
Music composition

Honor
Outstanding Alumni: Fu Jen Catholic University 50th Anniversary.(2010)
"New Taiwan Light 100": Vision Magazine selected (2010)
Taiwan MPV Manager: Management Magazine (2010)
Selected as "Taiwan's Top 100 Contemporary Designers": Taipei World Design Exhibition (2011)
Golden Bell Award: Advertising Award Winner (1993), Animation Award Finalist (2010)
Speech at the American Association of Museums (AMM) Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. (2012)
Illustration book "Formosa Marine Events" was collected by the Library of Congress. (2019)

Hobby
Writing: Criticism, Fiction, Screenplay, Historical Research
Fine Arts: Illustration, Manga, Photography, Design
Craftsmanship: models, machinery, clocks
Music: Classical Guitar, Musical, Music Composition
Nautical: Sailing, Yachting, Cruise
camping: campervan
Cooking:

Online Identity
Founder of Academia Capitan
YOUTUBER: MARITIME HISTORY
PODCASTER: Thus Spoken Capitan
Founder of China Warship (Internet) Museum
Founder of Taiwan Shipwreck History and Underwater Cultural Heritage Database
Host of Facebook community of Taiwan Maritime Museum