Talent Guide

Angela C. Lee

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2011, Fast Track 2012, Grants and Awards 2012, Producing Lab 2011


Angela C. Lee is a Spirit Award-nominated producer whose film Songs My Brothers Taught Me, Chloé Zhao’s debut feature, premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival, Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. She also produced the fiction short The Row (w/d Philiane Phang), commissioned by Indigenous Media and distributed by Condé Nast Entertainment. Angela is currently developing the debut fiction feature films for writer/director Philiane Phang, Oscar-nominated director Bing Liu and Grammy-nominated director Andrew Thomas Huang. She is a 2018 Women at Sundance Fellow, and has been supported by the Berlinale Talents and Co-Production Market, Film Independent, IFP, PGA Diversity Workshop, SFFilm, Sundance Institute Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship, and the Center for Asian American Media.

Angela is also the Director of Artist Development at the arts non-profit Film Independent, where she oversees the fiction and non-fiction labs and programs including Fast Track finance market, Fiscal Sponsorship program, and Project Involve.

A native Chicagoan, Angela graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Economics.

Current Project

Songs My Brothers Taught Me


Set on the Great Plains and the Badlands of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Songs My Brothers Taught Me, is a compelling and complex tale that explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves o separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.