Evelyn Lee (李乃萱) is a filmmaker, and is the director, writer, and producer behind numerous short films, many of which were produced through her own studio. She creates work in both narrative fiction and documentary, and also has experience in editing, cinematography, acting, and line producing. Lee also helps curate API-centric films at CineAsian Films.
Lee often explores stories about 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 Name with No Face, a documentary film Lee directed, had a limited release theatrically through self-distribution in 2016, and became one of the eligible entries for Oscars® consideration.
Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, she also dabbles in photography, occasionally composes scores, and is based in New York City. She holds a BFA in Directing and is currently working on a variety of projects, including a feature film.