Associate Professor Robert Ellis-Geiger is a multiple award nominee, Hong Kong based, film composer, conductor, musician and score producer and has been twice nominated for Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia film awards for his work on the critically acclaimed directors: Johnnie To’s 以和為貴Election 2 (2006) and Patrick Tam’s 父子After This Our Exile (2006).
A musician and composer trained in classical, jazz and modern vocal production, Robert frequently combines culturally and technologically diverse acoustic and electronic instruments ranging from small eclectic ensembles to full orchestra. Robert is an active performer and studio musician (piano, trumpet, voice) of pop-fusion, jazz, blues, and folk through to classical. As a music producer, he has collaborated with leading international artists such as Vietnam’s premiere jazz musician Trần Mạnh Tuấn.
Robert is co-directly a documentary film with Dr. Louisa Wei on the life works of Cui Jian, the father of China Rock.
Robert is currently developing alternative music recording and sound production methods for immersive cinematic audio formats, such as: Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D and Iosono.
Robert recently completed the score for Oscar award winning director Ruby Yang’s new film My Voice, My Life (2014), which was released in October 2014.
Associate Professor Robert Ellis-Geiger