Grace Lee
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  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

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Grace Lee's Discussions

My film American Revolutionary is airing on POV June 30

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristian Berg Jul 11, 2014. 3 Replies

Hello!American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs  -- the film I attended the Producers Workshop with back in (gulp) 2011 is finally having its national broadcast on POV on June 30. Hope…Continue

Seeking Audio Recordists in Houston, TX! May 21-24

Started Apr 25, 2013 0 Replies

Hello,I'm looking for audio recordists for a documentary about Asian/American food culture. Looking for any trusted reccs in Houston, TX for May 21-25.   Thanks!Continue

Music supervisor and other post positions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christie Herring Nov 30, 2011. 5 Replies

Can anyone recommend a good music supervisor?  Would love to find someone who has knowledge/interest in Detroit's musical history, but not necessary.   This is for my film on Detroit…Continue

Seeking Occupy Wall Street or Occupy Movement footage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christina D. King Oct 28, 2011. 1 Reply

Hello, I'm looking for high quality, preferably HD footage of the Occupy Wall Street or other Occupy movements. If you know anybody currently filming or have any leads, please get in touch. Thank…Continue

 

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Profile Information

Workshop Year
2011
Education
MFA, UCLA Film School, 2002
Your url(s) including your website, facebook, linkedin or other profiles:
www.gracelee.net
www.americanrevolutionaryfilm.com
http://caamedia.org/offthemenu/
http://www.makers.com/documentary/womeninpolitics

www.linkedin.com/pub/grace-lee/4/9a3/929/en
Genre(s) you work in:
history, public affairs, lifestyles, arts, new media, local interest
Professional credits:
producer, director, writer, editor, independent media maker
Best way to contact me:
grace@gracelee.net

Selected Documentary Credits

Producer/Director, Off the Menu: Asian America, PBS (2015)

Producer/Director, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, POV (2014)

Producer/Director, MAKERS: Women in Politics, PBS (2014)

Producer/Director, The Grace Lee Project, Sundance Channel (2006)

Director, Best of the Wurst, (short film) 2004

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Tune in - Off the Menu: Asian America Dec 8 on PBS

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 7:01pm 0 Comments

Dear Friends,





I’m very excited to share that Off the Menu: Asian America, a new documentary I produced and directed  premieres nationally on PBS next Tuesday Dec. 8.   Please check your local TV listings for exact airdates.



Thanks to all of you who have been supportive of this project over the past year.   It’s been an incredible experience both filming and sharing the film with audiences around the country who have wholeheartedly embraced the breadth and complexity of…

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Off the Menu: Asian America - airs on PBS Dec 8, 2015

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 7:23pm 0 Comments

Hello,

A program I produced and directed with Center for Asian American Media, CPB and KQED will air nationally on PBS on Dec 8, 2015 at 8pm. 

In the meantime, you can catch the film at various festival and community screenings this fall. I will update the screenings as they become public. But you can learn more and watch a trailer here.

Best,

Grace

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At 10:20pm on December 8, 2011, Chris Metzler said…

Sorry for the delay Grace as I've been on the road a lot (and still am) but definitely nice to meet you.  Cool on your new project. It sounds pretty interesting and would love to hear more. Maybe grab a beer next time I hit LA.


As to a music supervisor, I've usually handled a lot of the music for our various films, as when you are doing it low budget DIY it's usually the only way.

With that said, I am familiar and friends with a music supervisor here in SF. Her name is Brooke Wentz (bmw@rightsworkshop.com) and she runs the companyhttp://www.rightsworkshop.com/. She's just a really good person, great to work with, and has done a lot of indie docs. After we took care of a lot of stuff with Universal (with the band and management's help) we did bring her onto the Fishbone doc to clear some stuff with Sony as she had a good relationship with them and helped get it all worked out in an affordable way. But yeah, she is well connected and good people so probably at least chatting with her and let her know I recommended you all to her.

Also, offhand, one thing I would say to look into when you talk to her, but also just general research is to just try to avoid any classic songs from Detroit, as they are going to be expensive, probably no getting around it no matter how worthy the subject.

There have been so many indie labels in Detroit for decades I think you can find some lost songs that many people haven't heard, but have the sound and style of the times and likely these songs will be cheap and maybe a lot are in the public domain.

I can't think of someone to recommend there right offhand, but someone must have put some compilations together. This is the sort of stuff Brooke can do, as she has the contacts and if you let her know you are looking for songs from the era, but not the hits, then she can probably find them.

Keep on truckin'.

Chris

 
 
 

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