Timmy Chih Ting CHEN

Part-time Lecturer

PhD Musicology, The University of Hong Kong

Research Interests:

  • Chinese cinemas
  • film music
  • song-and-dance film
  • sound design and studies

Representative Publications

Journal Articles & Book Chapters


Chen, Timmy Chih-ting and Hsiao-hung Chang. “The Three Ears of The Assassin.” in The Assassin, edited by Peng Hsiao-yen. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019.


Chen, Timmy Chih-ting. “Sonic Secrets as Counter-Surveillance in Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love.” in Surveillance in Asian Cinema. Routledge, 2017.


Chen, Timmy Chih-ting. “Sound design.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas10(1), 34-37.


Chen, Timmy Chih-ting. “Wong Works in Television.” A Companion to Wong Kar-wai, 562-568.


Chen, Timmy Chih-ting. “Wong Works in Advertising.” A Companion to Wong Kar-wai, 569-585.

Current Research Projects

Chinese screen adaptations of The Phantom of the Opera

Chinese-language song-and-dance film

Courses Offered

CHES5002A Chinese Studies Field Trip