Alex lee is an established screen industry leader and practitioner. He is currently Chair of Film Auckland Inc., the Auckland screen industry leader. Alex co-founded the Documentary NZ Trust which comprises the Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival, Screen Edge Forum, Doc Pitch, Story Edge, Docs 4 Schools and advocacy/training programmes to support the documentary and digital interactive screen industry.
He has been a presenter in screen industry events in Thailand, China, Germany, Malaysia and Tahiti. Alex also was a key juror in various international film festivals in Germany, Netherlands and China. He is very familiar with sales agents, distributors, exhibitors, broadcasters, funders and international documentary organisations.
He is an active practitioner as well working in documentary, transmedia and fiction projects. A number of films he worked as director or producer as well as originated, have gone on to international festivals and won numerous awards. This includes the award winning theatrical films, Hip Hop-erationand The Last Magic Show and various short fiction & documentary films. He has been supporting numerous projects including Eye on The Ball which will soon be released. Currently he has been focussed on developing international co-productions with Asia and Europe.
Alex has provided support and advice to numerous films including 2018 feature documentary She Shears.
He also founded The Asian NZ Film Foundation and Oryza Foundation for Asian Performing Arts.
Alex has extensive local and international contacts.