Produced and directed over 30 short films,
Produced and directed 2 television movies , 1 long short film, 1 feature film, 5 international music videos.
Ray Lee believe film can unite people, film can bring the world together.
He is not producing movie for money, he is making money to produce movie just to fulfill his childhood dream. Ray Lee, (44 years old) an Associate Professor from Yunan Art University in China and holder of Bachelor Degree in Creative Industry Management in Northern University of Malaysia, Diploma in Film Making from Asia Metropolitan University, Graduated in Bucheon Fantastic Film School, South Korea. He is a film director, producer, script writer and music entrepreneur based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Ray Lee used to work in Malaysia biggest English newspaper The Star Publication as a photojournalist since 1999 to 2008 and running a music school called Guitar Empire in Kuala Lumpur with 300 music students since 2010 before turning his childhood dream into a film maker. Ray Lee has produced and directed over 20 short films over the period of 5 years before produced his first Malay Television comedy movie entitled ‘Bibikku Maduku’ (My Lover’s Servant) for Malaysia National TV Station RTM1 in 2014.
His first Telemovie ‘Bibikku Maduku’ has been nominated as Best TV Comedy by Anugerah Seri Angkasa (Universal Award) organized by Malaysia Multimedia and Communication Ministry in 2015 and watched by 1.2 million viewers throught out Malaysia, Brunei & Singapore.
In 2017 he produced a TV show called ‘Bollywood Express’ for Tara HD, Astro Malaysia. This show had receives good response from the audience who love Bollywood (India) song. It portrayed the local Malay artist singing Bollywood song in the show. Ray Lee experience as a musician has lead him to produced more international music video in USA , Indonesia and China.Together with Shenzen Hagpiel Piano Co Ltd. and his production company Hornbill Films, Ray produced and directed a music video shot in The Great Wall of China (listed in Malaysia Book of Record as the first Malaysia music video shot in The Great Wall of China) entitled ‘Getaran Jiwa’ (Vibrate Your Soul) featuring Malaysia piano maestro Mokhzani Ismail (Malaysia National Symphony Conductor). At the same year Ray produced a music video in New York featuring American band Beat The System. With their first single entitled ‘Be Your Own’, it has broadcast to over 50 countries in the world and listed in Vevo YouTube channel with 1.2 million viewers.At the same year Ray Lee produced an Indonesian singer ‘Tegar’ music video entitled ‘Kau Yang Terbaik’ (You Are The Best) with 9.5 million viewers in YouTube. Together with China Piano factory Hagspiel , Ray Lee presented a Hagspiel grand piano to Malaysia first lady Dr. Siti Hasmah, wife of Malaysia 8th Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir.
Ray also produced and directed his first 60 minutes guerilla style film (shot with 2 crews and no script) , a Borneo Dayak language movie entitled ‘Dendam Gadang’ (Revenge of Gadang) showcasing Borneo beautiful flora and fauna, native song as well as custom and culture of the local communities. This movie has won him Outstanding Contribution to Sarawak Film and Music Industries award.
In 2018 Ray has produced and directed his first 90 minutes feature , Malaysia first indigenous horror zombie movie entitled ‘Belaban Hidup -Zombie Infection’, a story about a secretive biological experiments lead by a mad scientist distorted into a complete dystopic state as Borneo is crippled by a zombie-like epidemic and will be schedule to screen on May 2020 throughout South east Asia cinema.
Ray Lee has been actively involved in many Community Service Responsible activities such as giving free film making lesson to the native people of Malaysia and sponsoring cameras & musical instruments to the charity homes throughout Malaysia. In Jan 2021 , Ray Lee has receives Malaysia most prestigious award, The Brand Laureate Leadership Award for his contribution towards building local film industry. In March 15 , Ray's movie Belaban Hidup has won the best film in World Film Carnival, International Symbolic Film Festival, Paris Film Festival, Sweden Film Festival, Canadian Diversity Film Festival, Official Selection in Marina Del Rey Film Festival, Macabro Mexico Horror Film Festival, Portland Horror Film Festival. Even the Prime Minister Of Malaysia send congratulation message to his team and his movie success has been highlighted by over 60 media in Malaysia and around the world includes South China Morning Post and Nikkei Japan.
Ray Lee would like to see more and more indigenous people of Malaysia become film makers in the region. Ray Lee ambition is to start a movie in Europe or Hollywood someday, it is his childhood dream to start a movie in Los Angeles, USA.