Kyung Lee is a filmmaker/editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a Japanese native of Korean descent. She made her directorial debut with TELOS: the Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui (Newport Beach FF, Arizona Int’l FF, San Diego Asian FF, 2014), a portrait of a visionary Bay Area architect. The film has been screened at film festivals worldwide and is currently being broadcast nationally on PBS. She is in the production stage of her next documentary film, My Landlord (working title), concerning the housing crisis in the Bay Area. She produced a short film series on homelessness, We R Here in 2023.
Kyung is also currently editing multiple documentary films for other filmmakers. These films include: Our Mr. Matsura, a portrait of Japanese American photographer, Frank Matsura (directed by Beth Harrington), ¡Quba!, Cuba’s LGBTQ community fight for equality in the post-Fidel era (directed by Kim Anno); and Mr. Immortal Jellyfish Man, a Japanese scientist seeks immortality through the secrets of a rejuvenating jellyfish (directed by Dicky Dahl).