Evelyn Lee is primarily recognized as a filmmaker and video artist. Her films have won awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival. She was a Berlinale Talent, TIFF Industry Alumni, and a Film Independent Fellow. She has designed and directed commissioned work for various clients such as Def Jam Records, Sesame Street, and Toyota. She received her MFA at CalArts in animation and her undergraduate degree at Cornell University. She is currently developing feature films "I'm Here" which was selected into the Film Independent Industry Connect, and "Wolf" which was a quarterfinalist for the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.
INDEPENDENTLY MADE FILM AWARDS:
San Francisco International Film Festival - Golden Gate Award for Best Animated Short (Oscar Qualifying) (for Kanizsa Hill)
Ann Arbor Film Festival - Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker (for Kanizsa Hill)
STASH 64 (for Kanizsa Hill)
Best of London International Animation Festival (for Kanizsa Hill)
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INDEPENDENTLY MADE FILM SCREENINGS:
AFI Fest Los Angeles, Slamdance Film Festival, Comic-Con (San Diego), Los Angeles Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Cinequest, RiverRun, St. Louis International Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, London International Animation Festival, Independent Film Festival of Boston LIAF - London International Animation Film Festival, Melbourne International Animation Festival, Kracow Film Festival (Poland), Animanima (Serbia), KROK International Animated Film Festival (Ukraine and Russia), PANORAMA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE (Madrid, Spain), Glasgow Short Film Festival (UK), Cucalorus Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, l'Alternativa - Barcelona Independent Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival, Moving Image Film Festival (Toronto) , Festival Internacional de Jovenes Realizadores de Granada (Spain), Gate City Womens Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, ONFILMFest, Fargo Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, and others.
COMMISSIONED ART EXHIBITIONS:
Deck the Falls, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 2021
WIREFRAMES, A+D MUSEUM, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
RED, ANDLAB, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
Abstract Art Show, Art Director’s Guild, Gallery 800, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
Sandy Benefit Art Show, Scion Art Space, Hollywood, CA, 2012