Dr. CHEN Chih-Ting, Timmy

Research Assistant Professor

timmychen@hkbu.edu.hk
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Education: 
PhD in Musicology, The University of Hong Kong

Area of Interests: 
Chinese-language Cinemas / Asian Cinema / Film Music / Sound Design / Sound Studies / Song-and-Dance Film

Major Highlights: 
2019 Timmy Chih-Ting Chen and Chang Hsiao-hung, “The Three Ears of The Assassin.” In The Assassin: Hou Hsiao-hsien’s World of Tang China, edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, 99-113. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019.
2017 “Sonic Secrets as Counter-Surveillance in Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love.” In Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes, edited by Karen Fang, 156-75. New York: Routledge, 2017.
2016 “Sound Design.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 10, no. 1 (March 2016): 34-37.
“Wong Works in Television.” In A Companion to Wong Kar-Wai, edited by Martha P. Nochimson, 562-68. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
“Wong Works in Advertising.” In A Companion to Wong Kar-Wai, edited by Martha P. Nochimson, 569-85. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2016. 
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Education

PhD Musicology, The University of Hong Kong
BA English, National Taiwan University
Visiting Student, University of Maryland, College Park

Teaching and Research Areas

Film Music and Sound Design
Hong Kong Cinema and Hong Kong Culture
Chinese screen adaptations of The Phantom of the Opera
Song-and-Dance Film in Chinese-language Cinemas 

Publications

2019 Timmy Chih-Ting Chen and Chang Hsiao-hung, “The Three Ears of The Assassin.” In The Assassin: Hou Hsiao-hsien’s World of Tang China, edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, 99-113. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019.
2017 “Sonic Secrets as Counter-Surveillance in Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love.” In Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes, edited by Karen Fang, 156-75. New York: Routledge, 2017.
Mar 2016 “Sound Design.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 10, no. 1 (March 2016): 34-37.
2016 “Wong Works in Television.” In A Companion to Wong Kar-Wai, edited by Martha P. Nochimson, 562-68. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
“Wong Works in Advertising.” In A Companion to Wong Kar-Wai, edited by Martha P. Nochimson, 569-85. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
2015 “From Reading Novel to Hearing Film: The Extraterritorial Sentiment/Space of Pre-existing Dialogue and Music in The Continent.” 從讀小說到聽電影:《後會無期》中引用對白與音樂的域外情懷/空間 Film Appreciation Journal, no. 160-161 (2015): 143-46.
2014 “Ancestral Roots and Moving Feet: The Omnibus Film Letters from the South by Six South East Asian Filmmakers.” 祖根與足跟:東南亞華人導演短片集《南方來信》Film Appreciation Journal, no. 158 (2014): 97-107.
2013 “Eroticized Inns: King Hu’s The Story of Sue San and Sons of Good Earth.” 情慾化的客棧:談胡金銓《玉堂春》與《大地兒女》的「妓院」場景 In A Touch of Magic: Veteran Set Designers Chan Ki-Yui and Chan King-Sam, edited by Cecilia Wong, 162-63. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Film Archive, 2013.

Awards and Honors

2015 - 2016 Li Ka Shing Prize, The University of Hong Kong
2013 - 2014 Louis Cha Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Chinese Studies
2012 - 2013 Rayson Huang Scholarship in Music

Subtitling Experience

2017 When I Was Eight Years Old 那年八歲 (Yang Jin, 2017)
2016 Three 三人行 (Johnnie To, 2016)
The Weaving of a Dream: Johnnie To’s Vision & Craft 
杜琪峯的銀河製作:三人行製作紀錄 (Lin Zeqiu, 2016)
Trivisa 樹大招風 (Frank Hui, Vicky Wong, Jevons Au Man-kit, 2016)
2015 Office 華麗上班族 (Johnnie To, 2015)
2014 Imagining Evan Yang 想像/叩問:易文 (Shu Kei, 2014)
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2 單身男女2 (Johnnie To, 2014)
Thin Dream Bay 海濱薄夢 (Shu Kei, 2014)