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Lawrence Le Lam is an award-winning filmmaker from Richmond, BC, Canada who loves exploring underground worlds. His short film, The Blue Jet, about a rebellious radio DJ broadcasting banned rock & roll in 1970s Taiwan premiered at Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma 2015, and has screened at festivals all around the world. It’s won many awards including Best Student Production (Whistler Film Festival / Leo Awards 2016), and Best in Canada at the Toronto Shorts International Film Festival. His last short, Cypher, explores the conflict between the Korean and Black communities in LA during the 90s through the underground hip hop scene. Lawrence was a part of the TIFF Talent Lab program in 2017. He has also directed and co-wrote a feature documentary about the social enterprise movement, Not Business As Usual which premiered at the Chicago Social Change Film Festival, and continues to spread online and in classrooms for free, accumulating more than 100,000 views.
Lawrence is currently working as a co-director and editor on Ying Wang's conspiracy thriller feature docudrama, The Boy with a Guitar.
His next project, and first narrative feature, currently titled Hongcouver will explore the world of real estate, wealth migration, and ultra rich Chinese kids with luxury cars.