Evelyn Lee (Chinese name:李乃萱; she/her) is a filmmaker. She is the director, writer, and producer behind numerous films through her own studio, including the upcoming feature, Mother Daughter. She creates work in both narrative fiction and documentary, and also has experience in editing, cinematography, acting, and composing.
Lee’s work often explores interpersonal relationships and identity that stem from her American/New York identity and Chinese cultural roots, and makes films in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Her films have screened at festivals worldwide. The documentary, The Name with No Face, had a limited release theatrically through self-distribution in 2016.
Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, she also does photography and graphic design, occasionally composes scores, and is based in New York City. She holds a BFA in Directing.