Richard J. Lee is a multi-award winning director and editor.  Born and raised in Los Angeles and has the great fortune of working in a business where make-believe is mandatory.

Since graduating from Cal State Long Beach in 2006 with a B.A. in Screenwriting, Richard has continuously directed national & online commercial campaigns for major clients such as Honda Powersports, Aspen Dental, Kings Hawaiian Bakery, Wonka Confections, Butterfinger, TurboTax and Quickbooks as well as worked for network & cable stations ABC Studios, SyFy, USA, and AMC. 

During the small hiatus breaks from working on commercials, Richard keeps his creative juices churning by working on narrative projects, music videos, and also photography.

Richard is Los Angeles based but passport ready and has worked on both national and international projects.

For bookings and/or inquiries you can contact Richard by filling out the request form to the right.


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2018 Festival De Cannes | crashing | Short Film | Director

2017 Manhattan Film Festival | crashing | Short Film | Director

2017 Maryland International Film Festival | crashing | Short Film | Director

2013 Festival De Cannes | ren·dez·vous | Short Film | Director

2013 Hollyweb Festival | Chronicles of a Man Child | Web Series | Director

2010 Star Wars Fan Film Contest | Finalist | Director

2009 Star Wars Fan Video Contest | Winner | Director

2008 Communication Arts Award of Excellence | Stanford University | TV Commercial | Editor