Having just finished working on the "New Captain Scarlet" series being produced at
Pinewood Studios in England, Lee is current taking a break from the fast lane and is working
as an instructor at the Digital Animation and Visual Effects School in Orlando, FL.
Previously he was a CG Supervisor at Zoic Studios working on the Sci-Fi
Channel's Mini Series and first season of "Battlestar Galactica." The mini-series
was nominated for an Emmy award, and won a Visual Effects Society award in 2004.
The first season episode "33" was also nominated for a 2005 Emmy.
His other projects for Zoic have included work as a Visual Effects Artist on "Firefly,"
which won the 2003 Emmy for special visual effects, the pilot for a new 'Lost in Space' series,
Steven Bochco's pilot for NYPD 2069, and the "Sketchernauts" commercial for
Sketchers shoes. He came to Zoic from Radium.
Lee has a broad visual effects background and his experience includes
work on feature films, music videos, theme park attractions, fully animated
episodic television, and video games. While at Foundation Imaging, he worked
on the Robert Wise Director's Edition of Star Trek: The Motion Picture and
spent several seasons on "Star Trek: Voyager." Additionally, he worked on
"Roughnecks: The Starship Trooper Chronicles" and "Dan Dare: Pilot of the
Future" Lee was nominated for an Emmy in 2002 for his work on the ABC
made-for-television movie Superfire. He was also a teacher at the Foundation
Institute and has been a guest instructor at the DAVE School in Orlando,
Prior to his career in the world of visual effects, Lee worked in IT
operations and support for JP Morgan Bank in London. He created his own
company, ModelEFX, where he specialized in visual effects and web site
design, and he sold television and film-related merchandise. Lee is
also a model maker and has created miniatures for film and television
productions, including Cartoon Network's "Space Ghost Coast to Coast."
Lee's interest in filmmaking, miniatures and effects began at an early
age watching the Gerry Anderson series Thunderbirds and Space 1999 while
growing up in Great Britain.
Connect with Lee at his Web site.