Kevin B. Lee

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Kevin B. Lee is a filmmaker, media artist, critic and teacher based in Germany.

He has made over 360 video essays for online video channels, festivals and crossmedia platforms.

His award-winning Transformers: The Premake was named one of the best documentaries of 2014 by Sight & Sound Magazine and played in several festivals including the Berlin Film Festival Critics Week.

His works have screened at festivals and exhibitions including the Viennale, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Austrian Film Museum, the Ars Electronica Festival and the Museum of Modern Art.

He was 2017 Artist in Residence of the Harun Farocki Institut in Berlin and 2018 European Media Artist Platform Resident at m-cult in Helsinki.

From 2011-2016 he was Chief Video Essayist at Fandor. He was supervising producer at Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies, and has written for The New York TimesSight & SoundSlate and Indiewire.

He was named one of the Chicago New City Film 50 in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

He initiated Young Critics Programs at the 2015 Hawaii International Film Festival and the 2016 Cairo International Film Festival. From 2016 he serves as a mentor for the Berlinale Talent Press.

He is Professor of Crossmedia Publishing at Merz Akademie, Stuttgart. 

He can be reached at alsolikelife [at] gmail [dot] com.