Leon Lee

Leon Lee is a self-taught producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and director. After the sudden death of his mother in 2000, he became CEO of the family’s medical device distribution business in Northeast China. He emigrated from China in 2007 to marry his Canadian-Chinese partner, and it was then he changed careers from business to filmmaking. He has 4 films to his name, including 3 documentaries and 1 feature film and won the Peabody Award in 2015 (Human Harvest).

  • Human Harvest

    Directed by Leon Lee

    Produced by Leon Lee

    China's Illegal Organ Trade

    Uncovering “a form of evil we have yet to see on this planet.”

    Peabody Award - 2015; International Investigative Documentary - AIB Media Excellence Awards 2015; Michael Sullivan Frontline Award for Journalism in a Documentary Film - Salem Film Fest 2015; Best Feature-Documentary - Flathead Lake International Cinemafest 2015; First Place - Viewster Online Filmfest 2014 - Awards

    Released Tue Sep 13 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Avenues of Escape

    Directed by Leon Lee

    Produced by Leon Lee

    How far would you go for freedom?

    Leo Awards 2017 - Winner, Best Program; Winner, Best Director; Winner, Best Screenwriting; Winner, Best Score - Awards

    Released Tue May 22 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    Chinese, Unabridged