Patrick Y. Lee is an award-winning filmmaker, visual effects artist and 3D animator. His work has been recognized and screened both nationally and internationally at over twenty five film festivals across the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival. Lee's films have aired numerous times on international radio and national television. He has been interviewed on BBC Radio, SUN News Prime Time, and Global News, and featured on several major news outlets, including the Huffington Post, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Jersey Post, and Toronto Star.  He is currently studying in the International Baccalaureate Program at Upper Canada College.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

 

  • Best Student Film (Represented Canada), ITSA Film Festival

  • Best Global100 Films, Young Cuts Film Festival

  • Best Student Foreign Screenplay (Represented Canada), International Family Film Festival

  • Grand Prize in High School & University, National Heritage Minutes Film Competition (held by Historica Canada)

  • Canadian National Exhibition (CNI) Screening

  • Nomination for Best Teen Film (Represented Canada), Silent River Film Festival

  • Winner of Best 5 International Student Films & Honorable Mention, Urban Media Makers Film Festival

  • 2x Gold Key in Dramatic Script (Represented Canada) and Sci-fi/Fantasy, National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

  • Nomination for Youth Emerging Artist and Audience Choice Award for Filmmakers Under 29 years old, Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival

  • Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival (Next Wave), International Student Hollywood Film Festival, Washington DC Independent Film Festival (Represented Canada), San Diego International Kids Film Festival (Represented Canada), Viewster International Film Festival Switzerland, Santa Monica Teen Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, Barrie International Film Festival, Red Rock Film Festival, Westport Youth Film Festival, Providence Children's Film Festival, Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, "Hang On To Your Shorts" Film Festival, International Baccalaureate Film Festival

PRESS

 

  • International interview and film broadcast (The Winter March) on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Radio

  • National interview and film broadcast (The Winter March) on SUN News

  • Provincial interview and film broadcast (The Winter March) on Global News

  • Featured: Jersey Post, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News Community and Generation Why, Huffington Post Canada, Toronto Star, Toronto Standard

  • Honored by the National Film Board of Canada, History TV Canada, Members of Parliament James Moore & Shelly Grover, comedian/actor Shaun Majumder, and filmmaker Tess Girard