Lee Filipovski is an award-winning film director and screenwriter, with accolades such as the Canadian Screen Award, HFPA/Golden Globes Award for Best Short Film and Nuits en Or by the Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques César Awards. Her works have been screened at over 40 festivals around the world including Toronto International Film Festival, Telluride, Aspen Shortfest and SIFF. As a two-time recipient of the Vimeo Staff Picks badge, Lee continues to showcase her work both through online platforms and international distribution.

She is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and an alumni of Canadian Academy Directors Program for Women presented by Netflix.

Lee graduated from the School of the Image Arts at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), and also holds a certificate from the Film and Television School of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). She received her Master’s Degree in Film Directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade (FDU).

She splits her time between Belgrade and Toronto.

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