Mr. IP Hiu Tan Dan

Department of Creative Arts People Faculty Mr. IP Hiu Tan Dan


Dan IP Hiu Tan


BFA (Hons) (HKAPA), MCS (LU)


Mr. Dan Ip received his BFA in Film and Television (majoring in directing) from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Master of Cultural Studies from Lingnan University. His specialties lie in film and TV. His short film Finding You (10mins, 16mm) was selected by the 11th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards 2005 by jury recommendation. Moment (27mins, 16mm) was a finalist in the 5th International Student Film & Video Festival organized by Beijing Film Academy in 2006 and a finalist in the 12th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards in 2006.
He was worked for the local directors' film productions, such as Dante Lam and Wang Jing. He was also a programme director at Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). Besides the film/ TV industry, his visual works also covered in TVC, installation, Canton pop concerts and theatre productions.

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Film & Television theory
  • Film &Television production
  • Film &Television history
  • Cultural Studies

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Advisor, Kwan Fong Cultural Research and Development Programme, Lingnan University. 2014-present

Selected Publications

Conference Papers
  • Dan H.T. IP, (2018, March 30-April 1). Could CCTV become Global by recentering itself? Paper presented at The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Kobe, Japan

Creative Works

Group Exhibition
  • The experience of reading. Videotage, Cattle deport artist village, March-April, 2008
  • G-Imagineering along desire lines. Urbanism\Architecture Bi-City Biennale (UABB) of Shenzhen and Hong KongCentral police station compound, Jan- March 2008.
  • Producer, To Earth (2018)
  • Producer, Stand firm until that DAY (2016)
  • Producer, An Honest Restaurant (2015)
  • Producer, One Step Wrong (2015)
  • Producer, U life U drive (2016)
  • Producer, Learning (2014)
  • Producer, Remains (2011)
  • Producer, No Way Out (2013)
  • Producer, Crossing the Bridge of Macao (2010)
  • Producer, 18 (2009)
  • Director of Photography, Hong Kong Style (2006)
  • Director, Moment (2006)
  • Director, Finding you (2005)

Professional Projects

  • Visual Artist, Sammi Cheng- Sammi Show Mi Again Concert, Genting Highlands, Malaysia, 2008
  • Visual Artist, Kary Ng- LadyK Concert, Star Hall, Hong Kong, 2008
  • Video Artist, East Wing West Wing 4 West Kowloon Side Story (Drama), Zuni Icosahedron, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 2005
  • Video Artist, East Wing West Wing – Mic On!!! Mic Off!!! (Drama), Zuni Icosahedron, Hong Kong Art Center, 2004