Albert LEE

Executive Director of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.  One of Hong Kong’s most experienced and versatile film executives, Lee has held management positions across production, distribution, exhibition and corporate sectors.  Recruited by Golden Harvest in 1979, he had since then become the mainstay of a team that produced, distributed and promoted films of the golden age of Hong Kong cinema.  In 2003, he joined Emperor Motion Pictures and produced more than 20 films during his 15-year tenure, establishing the company as one of the most prominent and active production and distribution entities in Asia.  Lee has served on the juries of many renowned international festivals.  He is passionate in film preservation and managed the restoration of Jiang Wen’s debut film In the Heat of the Sun (1994).