Tim Yip – Oscar winner, world-renowned visual artist, costume designer, and art director for stage and film
Tim Yip works widely in contemporary film, theatre, art, literature and other creative fields. For “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, Yip won the Oscar for “Best Art Direction”, becoming the first Chinese to be awarded by the Academy, and the British Film and Television Academy award for “Best Costume Design”, in 2001.
Since joining his first movie “A Better Tomorrow” in 1986, Tim Yip has created sets and costumes for many films, cooperating with world famous directors such as #JohnWoo, AngLee, Feng Xiaogang, Cai Mingliang, Chen Guofu, Guan Jinpeng, Chen Kaige and more.
Since 2002, Tim Yip has held special exhibitions at the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, Maison de la culture bourges in France, the Royal Dutch Theater in Amsterdam, the Madrid Cultural center in Spain, and the @Kennedycenter for the Performing Arts in the United States.
Tim Yip has worked with M.A.C, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery and other well-known commercial brands in cross-border artistic collaborations