Artistic Committee
Ang Lee

Ang Lee is one of the most prominent filmmakers in the world today. He has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice, first for Brokeback Mountain (2005) and most recently for Life of Pi (2012). He is the first person of Asian descent to win an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Director, and the only director to win two Best Film Awards (Golden Bear) at the Berlin International Film Festival (The Wedding Banquet, 1993, and Sense and Sensibility, 1995). Film director, screenwriter and producer, Lee has directed a diverse set of films such as Sense and Sensibility (1995), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and Hulk (2003). Lee's films have garnered top prizes all over the world, including the Golden Globe, the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival, and BAFTA.