Lee Chambers

Lee Chambers

Director and Screenwriter

Regina, Canada

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February 2021
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About Lee

LEE CHAMBERS has written, produced and directed many films over the last 20+ years with support from 4 Academy Award winners, including Peter Farrelly. He guided over 2000 short films to completion as a College Film Professor in Canada.

Along with making films, Chambers is also a popular motivational speaker, panel moderator and juror at film festivals in the USA, Canada, Australia, England, Portugal, Iraq and the Cayman Islands.

A double screenwriting nominee at the 2019 Northern Ontario Music & Film Awards. His work writing Hugh Jackman Saves the World won him Screenwriter of the year in 2012 and he was nominated for the Director's Guild of Canada Ontario Award for directing When Life Gives You Lemons in 2011.

His co-written directorial feature debut in 2016, The Pineville Heist is on release around the world via sales from Shoreline Entertainment and his Copenhagen Road short film are currently available to view on Amazon Prime.

In 2020, Lee signed 4 feature deals as a screenwriter (original + hired for redrafting). In the last four years he has written and produced 4 award-winning short films: Copenhagen Road, The Devil Knows You're Dead, Hell in a Handbasket and Wicked Plans.

“Lee Chambers is really good at creating characters that everybody understands and gets in ten minutes. It's a talent he has that shows up in all his short films."
Tom Craig, a former VP of Production at Universal Pictures.

Loglines

  • The Sum of Random Chance

    The Sum of Random Chance Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama Fantasy An eager rookie reporter for a small town paper stumbles upon a mysterious girl foiling a grocery store robbery. Desperate for success, the reporter sets out to make his name on her unique gift as she seems to positively affect all she meets. Is she special in some way or are all the magical moments pure coincidence? Do the random choices we make in life lead us down a path of no return or will he gain a sense of self-worth before he sells her out?

  • Hell in a Handbasket

    Hell in a Handbasket Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy Dale, a lonely research scientist in the Arctic struggles to maintain his solitary existence. With the world failing from a global pandemic, all hopes fall on Dale's shoulders as he represents the last stand for humanity.

  • The Harvest

    The Harvest Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Horror Federal Marshal John Godley and his team roll into a small Kansas backwater for a routine prison transfer only to discover the locals are covering up a rising body count of mysterious murders near a newly constructed access road built upon ancient Celtic burial grounds. (co-written with Hoyt Richards)

Credits

Awards

  • Best Screenplay - Newark International Film Festival 'Hell in a Handbasket'
    (2020)

  • Best Director - Asian Film Festival 'Copenhagen Road'
    (2019)

  • Best Drama Feature Screenplay - Las Vegas Int'l Film & Screenplay Festival 'The Sum of Random Chance
    (2019)

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