Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lee is a writer, director, and producer. Lee is known for the award-winning 30 FOR 30: FRIEDMAN’S SHOES, ROAD TO BROOKLYN, and AFTER THE RAVES. IN 2004, Lee made his debut with the critically acclaimed ROCK FRESH, a candid documentary about graffiti artists making the leap to commercial art. The film world premiered at the AFI Fest where Variety singled it out as one of the films to watch.
Currently, Lee’s in pre-production on his feature drama 26.2, inspired by the GQ article “Inside the San Quentin Marathon, with Shameik Moore attached as the lead. Lionsgate also is set to release Lee’s feature comedy PUBLIC DISTURBANCE starring Mike Tyson, Bobby Lee, Skyler Samuels, Amber Stevens West, and The Janoskians. He is co-creator/EP of the animation series EL NINO, with George Lopez voicing the lead. In unscripted, Lee is in post-production on a pair of original series for Spotify entitled THE COOK UP and SILENCED. Previously, Lee created, wrote and directed the comedy THE CLINIC for Hulu. He also directed and executive produced AFTER THE RAVES, a docuseries about the global culture of electronic dance music hosted by Tommie Sunshine; as well as executive produced the sneaker docuseries DETROIT RUBBER alongside Eminem.
Lee is also active in branded content, directing and producing for global brands including NISSAN, RED BULL, INTEL, GATORADE, MCDONALD’S, VITAMIN WATER, AMERICAN EXPRESS, JAGUAR, and more. For Red Bull, his documentary SKATE OR DIE on high-risk Native American skater kids on the reservation, is now part of the Smithsonian Institute. Lee was featured in Paper Magazine’s 10th Annual Beautiful People issue, highlighting him as a filmmaker to watch. Lee has also been featured in Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Deadline, EW, GQ, and LA Weekly. Lee cut his teeth at Lionsgate before forming his own production company CALICO. Lee is a member of the Director’s Guild of America and repped by CAA.