This article is about the film director. For the singer, see Georgia Lee (singer).
Georgia Lee is an independent film director. Her work includes the 2006 film Red Doors.
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Lee was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to immigrants from Taiwan. She was raised primarily in Waterford, CT in the house that is featured in her film Red Doors. Lee was ranked number one academically in her senior year at Waterford High School. She received an A.B. in biochemistry (and dropped out of 1 an M.B.A.2) from Harvard University. Actress Kathy Shao-Lin Lee is her younger sister. She was an apprentice on principal photography to Martin Scorsese on Gangs of New York.
At some point, Lee worked for the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Lee apprenticed on Gangs of New York after director Martin Scorsese saw Lee's first short film, The Big Dish: Tiananmen '89. Lee's next short film was Educated (2001), which was shown in over 30 festivals around the world.
Lee wrote and directed the feature film, Red Doors. It won the Best Narrative Feature Award in the NY, NY Competition at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival. It has also won the Special Jury Award for Ensemble Acting at CineVegas, and the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Award for Screenwriting at Outfest.
Lee has served as juror for both the Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival.