Lee Chambers

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Lee Chambers
Born (1970-02-04) 4 February 1970 (age 48)
Nationality British-Canadian[1]
Alma mater Leeds Metropolitan University[1]
Occupation writer, film director, and producer

Lee Chambers (born 4 February 1970) is a British-Canadian writer, film director, and producer. In 2012 he won the Best Screenwriter award from Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards for his Australian short film, Hugh Jackman Saves the World.[1]

Early life[edit]

Chambers attended Sault College of Applied Arts & Technology in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, graduating with honours with a diploma in advertising art and graphic design in 1991.[2] This was followed by a City and Guilds diploma in video and television production in 1995, and a post-graduate diploma in film production from Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom in 1997.


Chambers spent a decade out of Canada, working in England and Los Angeles in writing and directing drama shorts, music videos and commercials.

In 1999, he began presenting educational film workshops at film festivals, media colleges and universities throughout the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Canada. In 2005 he created the Make It Short Film Project[3] which attracted Paul Haggis,[4] Denys Arcand, Roger Corman and David Cronenberg[5] as executive producers.


  • I've Had Just About Enough of Ewe (1994)[6]
  • The Pineville Heist (2011)[7][8]
  • The Sum of Random Chance (2012)[9]


Previous and current film attachments
Title Year Role Format Status
On the Roof 1996 Director Short Released
Distress Signals 1998 Producer, director Short Released
Snack Related Mishaps 1999 Writer, director[10] Short Released
Cone of Ignorance 2001 Writer, director Short Released
Smoke Yourself Thin 2002 Writer, director Short Released
Lost and Profound[3] 2005 Writer, producer, director Short Released
Chasing Mascots 2006 Producer Short Released
Thornob: The Caveman Inventor 2006 Writer, producer, director Short Released
G8 2007 Producer Short Released
The Plan 2008 Producer Short Released
When Life Gives You Lemons 2010 Co-writer, director[11] Short Released
Eyes on the Road 2011 Co-writer, director Short Released
Hugh Jackman 2013 Co-writer, director Short Released
The Manuscript 2013 Executive Producer Feature Completed
The Reckoning 2014 Associate Producer Feature Released
The Pineville Heist [8] 2015 Co-writer, director Feature Released


  • Best Screenwriter of the Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards (2012)[12]
  • 2nd Best Screenplay of the Canada International Film Festival (2011)[13]


  1. ^ a b c "Pawing Through Books: Author Interview: Lee Chambers". pawingthroughbooks.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.saultcollege.ca/services/Communications/CurrentNews/(2011-09-05)%20Lee%20Chambers.pdf
  3. ^ a b "Lee Chambers makes it short and sweet". SooToday.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Make it Short Movie Project". thunderbay.ca. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "9780969825104 - AbeBooks". abebooks.co.uk. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Book Reviews - The US Review of Books: Professional Book Reviews for the People". theusreview.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Interview with Lee Chambers". TBPL Off the Shelf. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "Book Reviews - The US Review of Books: Professional Book Reviews for the People". theusreview.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "Snack Related Mishap - Movie Resource". Movie Resource. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  11. ^ http://www.raindance.org/site/index.php?id=521,6174,0,0,1,0
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 July 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-08. 

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