Director’s BIO: Lucy Lee

Short Film VOICING SILENCE Playing at the June 29, 2017 Under 5 Minute Film Festival

Director Biography

Director lucylee

Lucy has made eight independent animated films numerous animated film commissions, as well as live action documentaries and dance films. She works in a variety of media including oil on glass, sand on glass, drawn animation, puppets and cut outs, as well as digital media such as TV Paint and After Effects.
Her work has been described by Time Out as ‘Ravishingly Lyrical’, ‘Painterly and Mystical’ by Asian Reporter, ‘a masterpiece…stunning’ Aesthetica Magazine.
Her work spans folklore, myth, metaphor, social issues, and films for social change.
Her personal practice as an independent animation film maker, has won her many international awards, including the Gold Hugo (Chicago), Canal + Buyers Award (Poitiers), Best Art Direction (Tarusa), Jose Abel (Cinanima), amongst other awards and nominations. She has been invited to give lectures, talk on panels and teach workshops in a variety of settings and countries. She has also organized short film and media events.
Lucy graduated from the National Film and Television School in 1998 with a Post Graduate Diploma in Animation Direction, and completed an MA in 2013 in Visual Communication at Derby University, specializing in animation. She is now a Visiting Lecturer at Hertfordshire University.

Director Statement

Making film is a way of understanding life. Unearthing the story, uprooting images, digging into the experience of living and tirelessly pulling it all together into a piece of work that will flash before an audience, be remembered, or found, somewhere, one day.

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