Filmmaker and aspiring auteur
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Jiwon Lee is a student filmmaker born in Korea, raised in Malaysia and China, and currently based in Los Angeles, California. She is the writer/director of the short film Afterlife (2019) (an official selection of Oniros Film Awards, Berlin Flash Film Festival, and Crown Wood International Film Festival) and The Drive (2021) (an official selection of Best Global Shorts and Under 5 Minute Film Festival). Jiwon loves to delve into the complexities of the human psyche and human relationships in her stories. She hopes for her stories to kindle something within the audience’s most intimate dreams and memories. In addition to being a filmmaker, Jiwon is the author of her recently published memoir, The Third Culture Teen, which tells the story of growing up as a Third Culture Kid.
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Call for Cassie
    Short
    The Drive2021
    Short
    Afterlife 2019
    Short, Student
    World's Greatest Author2017
    Short, Student
  • Director (4 Credits)
    Call for Cassie
    Short
    The Drive2021
    Short
    Afterlife 2019
    Short, Student
    World's Greatest Author2017
    Short, Student
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    The Drive2021
    Short
    Afterlife 2019
    Short, Student
    World's Greatest Author2017
    Short, Student
College
University of Southern California
Cinema and Media Studies
2018
Birth Date
February 24, 1999
Birth City
Daegu, Korea
Current City
Los Angeles
Hometown
Qingdao, China
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Asian
"Every path is the right path. Everything could've been anything else. And it would have just as much meaning." -Mr. Nobody (2009)
Filmmaker and aspiring auteur
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