Ling Lee

Ling Lee

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Film director. Editor. NFTS alumni. Mother.

Can drive
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Ling's story

Ling Lee is an award-winning director and editor whose work focuses on human stories and crossover cultures. After gaining an MA in Documentary Directing at the National Film & TV School she made films in the UK and abroad. Ling’s work has been broadcast on Al Jazeera, BBC Scotland, Channel 4, ARTE/ZDF, VPRO, and screened at international film festivals. She has won a number of awards for her work including the One World Media Award for her film 'Miles Apart' and the Edinburgh EIFF Trailblazer Award for editing the feature-length documentary 'The Edge of Dreaming’. She is one of the main Editors of an epic Russian project called DAU.

'The Black Veil' which she directed and edited is due to come out on BBC Scotland in 2021 as part of SDI's Right Here scheme.

Most recent documentary that she co-directed with Parisa Urquhart, and also edited: Long Live Livi

Please check my website for full overview.


2011 - Miles Apart (Director, Producer, Camera)
One World Media Award (Best Film, Student Category)

2011 - My Favourite Supermarket (Director, Producer, Camera) Portugal CineEco,
Environmental Education Award Ciencia Viva (Best Film)

2011 - Himalayan Sisters (Editor) Underwire Film Festival (Best Editing)

2010 - The Edge of Dreaming (Editor) Trailblazer Edinburgh Film Festival (Best Editing)

2008 - What I Have Left of You (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor)
RTS Scottish Students on Screen (Best Film, Experimental)