Yen-Ju Lee

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高雄出生,台大歷史系畢、雙修傳播。逾十年藝文媒體文字廣告工作經驗,後前往英國倫敦電影學院(The London Film School)修習電影製作碩士。個人創作題材專注於性別賦權、原生家族、心理探索等議題。合作對象包括文化內容策進院、台北市電影委員會、中華電信、Avex艾迴音樂、火氣音樂、婦女新知基金會、荷蘭海牙市立美術館、比利時皇家美術館、荷蘭全國工會聯合會、倫敦The Barbican藝術中心、倫敦Art Represent藝廊等。

2020年以提案導演身份,代表公共電視獲標新北市立美術館籌備紀錄片。個人首支編導劇情長片《厭世改造營》(暫名)於2021年進入前期開發製作;長片企劃作品《剩女婚前偵探社》入圍第58屆金馬創投會議。

過往影像作品包括劇情短片《冥王星圖》,由金馬獎影后謝盈萱與香港金像獎影帝張嘉年(太保)出演男女主角,知名星座專家唐綺陽擔任旁白。獲英國獨立電影節(British Independent Film Festival)及荷蘭阿姆斯特丹電影節(Amsterdam Film Festival)最佳學生影片、德國紅點設計(Red Dot Design Award)最佳短片獎、MOD微電影金片子創作大賽百萬首獎。入圍高雄電影節國際短片競賽,並由奧斯卡認證的美國特蘭大影展(Atlanta Film Festival)從7000多部短片中與6位女性導演規劃在New Mavericks單元。

文字作品可見於台灣聯合報、世界日報、端傳媒、HK01週報、Openbook閱讀誌、電影欣賞、表演藝術、GQ雜誌等;個人小說散文創作曾獲高雄青年文學獎小說組首獎、台大文學獎散文組優選、全國台灣文學營創作獎小說組首獎。

2020年成立別有映像工作室,接案類型跨及MV、廣告、網路行銷及品牌形象影片,同時持續開發紀錄及劇情長短片。重視觸動人心又具傳播收益效果的內容,風格強調概念、情感、出奇不意,追求靈、智、野性間超然的平衡,持續連結當代趨勢及國際視野。

Yen-Ju Lee is a Taipei-based writer and filmmaker. Her work is driven by interests in psychology, feminist cinema, as well as a compelling urge to amplify the voice of the marginalised and underrepresented groups in East Asia. After degrees in History and Media Management, Yen-Ju served as a Journalist for publications such as GQ Magazine, Fa Magazine, United Daily News, Initium Media, and HK 01.

In 2013, She was accepted on an MA course at The London Film School and moved to London. Her short film To Pluto, starred Golden Horse Award winner Ying-Xuan Hsieh and Hong Kong Film Awards winner Chia-Nien Chang (Tai-Bo), was selected by Oscar qualifying Atlanta Film Festival, Kaohsiung Film Festival, and has won Best Student Film at British Independent Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Red Dot Design Award, and Best Picture in MOD Golden Short Film Competition with a prize of £25,000. 

Since graduation she's focused her career in the commercial, culture and fashion space. Her clients include: Taiwan Creative Content Agency, Taiwan Public Television Service, Avex Music Taiwan, Taipei Film Commission, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Barbican Centre, etc.

For any enquiries please send an email to: 
yenju1027@gmail.com