Creative Work

With over two decades of experience in the film and TV industry across the US, Europe, and Africa, Michael is a seasoned creative professional. His TV productions have earned him 5 South African Film & TV Awards (SAFTAs). Michael is also the founder of the Academy of Television and Screen Arts in Johannesburg.

Work Samples

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Live Performance

SINGLE MOTHERS EPISODE 1 (click here) and SINGLE MOTHERS EPISODE 4 (click here) are two scripts from the M-Net dramatic miniseries SINGLE MOTHERS that Michael Lee conceptualized and wrote. SINGLE MOTHERS EPISODES 2, 3, and 5 were finally written by other writers based on the structures Lee set out as Head Writer, and were edited by Michael Lee and the Script Editor.

A collection of articles written (films & TV related) by Michael Lee at indieWIRE:

  • 35th Karlovy Vary Festival: Bigger, Better, No Business –
  • Karlovy Vary Takes a Step Back –
  • MIP TV Part 2 –
  • MIP TV Part 1 –
  • Prague Czechs Out New Indies –
  • Karlovy Vary: An A Fest for the East Bloc –
  • Pavel Chukrai Interview –
  • Undies Infiltrate Europe –
  • New Indie Fest in Prague –
  • Interview with Seymour Cassel –