Spike Lee

SPIKE LEE is a writer, director, actor, producer and author who revolutionized the role of black talent in cinema. Widely regarded as a premiere African-American filmmaker, Lee is a forerunner in the 'do it yourself' school of independent film.Lee's most recent theatrical release is Miracle at St Anna, and other critical and box office successes have included Inside Man, 25th Hour, and Summer of Sam. Many of Lee's films have earned various awards and nominations, including his 1989 film, Do the Right Thing, which garnered an Academy Award(R) nomination for Best Original Screenplay and Best Film and Director awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.Born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Brooklyn, Lee returned to the south to attend Morehouse College. After graduation, Lee continued his education at New York University where he received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in film production. Lee then founded 40 Acres and Mule Filmworks based in the Fort Greene section of Read More chevron_right